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The 2018 UAE Aeropress Championship succeeded in its effort to bring the UAE coffee community closer than ever, with regional championships taking place in every Emirate for the first time. Organised by Mokha 1450 Coffee Lounge, in conjunction with World Aeropress Championships and a wide range of sponsors, the final of the third annual UAE Aeropress Championship

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Armani Hotel Dubai, located in the iconic Burj Khalifa, is advancing its sustainability initiatives and has partnered with tech-firm Winnow to avoid wastage of food resources. The hotel has already achieved its target of reducing food wastage by 80 percent through a well-structured programme, and is heading towards zero food waste

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Retail Food Group (RFG) has announced a partnership with Franchise Arabia to increase their growth potential in India and the Middle East North African (MENA) region. The partnership highlights RFG’s focus on bringing world class brands to consumers who value quality and convenience. Nicholas Brill, Divisional Director International at RFG said, “We

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We catch up with the winner of The Pro Chef ME’s ‘Bartender of the Year 2017’ award, Emilio Valencia, the bar supervisor at Weslodge Saloon, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, to hear of the latest trends behind the bar. Where did your passion for mixology start? My first taste of mixology was

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Expert chocolatier Marc Wirth, managing director of luxury Swiss chocolatier Sprüngli Middle East, reveals trends in the professional use of chocolate. Looking at the professional use of chocolate, what trends have you witnessed recently? Until recently, the main trend was a combination of chocolates in unusual exotic flavours or fillings like saffron,

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Executive chef of Kohantei, Dubai’s first and only Japanese beef kaiseki restaurant, Hisao Ueda, talks the challenges of sourcing Japanese wagyu and how he overcomes them. Located in Downtown Dubai near Dubai Opera, Kohantei is the UAE's only Japanese fine dining keiseki experience. The traditional restaurant serves up delicate and elegant

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Dubai coffee lovers: listen up. The annual edition of Dubai International Coffee and Tea Festival (DICTF) is set to return later this year, and there’s up to $50,000 of prizes to be won. Competitors will battle it out between December 5 -7 in an event that tests the practical aspects of

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The GCC’s first commercial vertical indoor farm, Badia Farms, has partnered with Classic Fine Foods to deliver local, fresh and chemical-free leafy greens from farm to fork within hours. This partnership will extend the farm’s reach to restaurants and HoReCa trade across the UAE. Badia Farms, which was officially inaugurated March 1,

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