A Victorian encounter with Anood Ahmad Ali Al Efaishat 

A Victorian encounter with Anood Ahmad Ali Al Efaishat 

Anood Ahmad Ali Al Efaishat, shop owner and manager of Victorian chocolate, believes that every occasion should be celebrated in style. Here, we to find out about her leading gourmet chocolate concept, the pastry scene in Jordan and what’s on the horizon.

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Breaking bread with Garo Salkhanian, chairman & CEO of Saltek

Breaking bread with Garo Salkhanian, chairman & CEO of Saltek

Garo Salkhanian has over 45 years of experience in leading Saltek, an expert in bakery equipment.  As the company’s chairman and CEO, he tells us more about the key to success.

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“On the rocks” with Anthony Massoud, founder of Glenbey

“On the rocks” with Anthony Massoud, founder of Glenbey

Boasting a journey from the glens of Scotland to the shores of Lebanon, Glenbey Scotch whisky has received much praise from the trade and the public since its launch back in 2021. It went on to become the first Scottish-Lebanese whisky to be recognized at the World Whiskies Awards. We sat with the man behind the bottle, Anthony Massoud, CEO of Ets. Antoine Massoud, to talk about Glenbey and its latest release, Glenbey 12.

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Morning coffee break with Roy Daniel, managing partner of Barista Espresso 

Morning coffee break with Roy Daniel, managing partner of Barista Espresso 

As coffee continues to be the drink of choice for many, we sat with Roy Daniel, managing partner of Barista Espresso, to uncover the coffee industry’s biggest challenges, customers’ needs and how Barista Espresso is catering to them.

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15 minutes with Juan Coronado, co-founder of Mijenta Tequila

15 minutes with Juan Coronado, co-founder of Mijenta Tequila

Juan Coronado knows a thing or two about running a successful F&B business. With a background in engineering and hospitality experience spanning more than two decades, he not only co-founded a Michelin-star restaurant in Washington DC and coffee-shop chain, he also co-launched an exquisite tequila brand, Mijenta, in 2020. Hospitality News ME attended an exclusive tequila masterclass at Vintage Wines & Spirits, organized by Gabriel Bocti — the official distributor of Mijenta in Sothern Europe, the Middle East and Africa — to chat with Coronado about his journey, his love for tequila and why sustainability is at the heart of everything he does. 

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Johnnie Walker reveals fifth Ghost and Rare with exclusive NFT drop

Johnnie Walker reveals fifth Ghost and Rare with exclusive NFT drop

Johnnie Walker, the world’s premier Scotch whisky, has released its limited-edition Johnnie Walker Blue Label Ghost and Rare Port Dundas Master Set.

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A U.S. beef roadshow to remember

A U.S. beef roadshow to remember

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), represented in the GCC region and Egypt by Arab Marketing and Finance, Inc. (AMFI) S.A.L., invited importers, retailers, distributors, chefs, influencers and bloggers to attend a U.S. Beef Roadshow, which consisted of a series of U.S. Beef Training Workshops and featured Chef Jay McCarthy, a well-known chef with sound expertise and years of experience in the field.

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Glenmorangie uncorks premium Grand Vintage Malt 1998

Glenmorangie uncorks premium Grand Vintage Malt 1998

Glenmorangie, creators of Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskies since 1843, have uncorked their Grand Vintage Malt 1998. Bottled at 43 percent ABV, the premium malt has been aged in oak barrels for 23 years, giving it a spicy note and an amber glow.

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A look at what’s cooking with RATIONAL’s newly appointed managing director, Nicholas Baker

A look at what’s cooking with RATIONAL’s newly appointed managing director, Nicholas Baker

Nicholas Baker was recently appointed managing director of RATIONAL Kitchen & Catering Equipment Trading FZCO. Here, he talks about the company’s successes and the latest market trends.

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Baker & Baker expands in the UAE with La Marquise International

Baker & Baker expands in the UAE with La Marquise International

Baker & Baker, owned by Rhône Capital, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of Bakery Products signed an exclusive agreement with La Marquise International as its foodservice distributor in the UAE, marking the company’s first step in building a customer base in the country and leveraging its relationship with global QSR chains in the EU to supply their outlets in the UAE.

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