Born in Lebanon, Rabih Fakhreddine graduated with a degree in business marketing from the American University of Beirut. Early in his career, he gained experience in the FMCG industry, including a prestigious position at British American Tobacco (BAT) as a manager of the Levant region. A visionary at heart, Fakhreddine stepped out of the corporate world to follow his passion for the food and entertainment industry. In 2015, he opened Seven Sisters, a luxurious oasis of music and cuisine within the heart of Beirut, and formed 7 Management soon after. The success of Seven Sisters acted as a catalyst for the development of the ten food, beverage and entertainment concepts that followed.
Gone are the days when human resources simply handled pay and appraisals. Mark Dickinson of DONE! Hospitality Training Solutions identifies five common mistakes companies make when it comes to managing staff and how this important department can boost employee morale and diffuse tensions.
Nouhad Dammous, editor-in-chief of Hospitality News Middle East, looks at how innovation is shaping F&B’s future.
As a chef consultant, menu and concepts engineer, secretary-general of Kuwait Chef, corporate executive chef of BFC Group and Officier Maître Rôtisseur, among other things, Zyad Hilal has a wealth of experience when it comes to the culinary arts. We sat down with the Kuwait-based chef to hear more about his journey.
It is an entrepreneurial mindset that drove John Balian, CEO of BIM POS, to pursue ambitious expansion plans despite the challenges of Covid-19. Here, we learn more about the products and services offered by BIM POS and how the firm is meeting the needs of its clients.
We have witnessed rapid technological change as a result of Covid-19. Here, two professionals talk us through some of the touchless technologies that hotels and restaurants are implementing.