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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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Kapila Amaratunga, executive pastry chef at W Dubai – The Palm (opening September 2018) and member of the UAE National Culinary Team, recently participated in the FCC2018 (FHA Culinary Challenge 2018) National Team Challenge in Singapore, bringing back gold medals for both the property and the nation. The National Team Challenge

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Following a tweet issued by Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar in response to Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra that was deemed as Islamophobic and offended many, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has terminated the chef’s contract at the hotel. The restaurant, which was previously known as ‘Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar’ is now just

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Traditionally held in February within the Gulfood exhibition, the Worldchefs accredited 22nd Emirates International Salon Culinaire will move to an exciting new home in 2019. A platform that will put chefs, pastry chefs, bakers and cooks as the primary audience of their own event – dedicated specifically to the culinary community.

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Jaleo Dubai

Jaleo Dubai: Chef José Andrés has announced the 2019 launch of his popular Spanish tapas restaurant, Jaleo at The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences, Dubai, just weeks after Heston Blumenthal reveals he’s also set to open doors of Dinner by Heston Blumenthal at the brand-new resort expected to open in

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Dubai F&B outlets ban plastic

Dubai F&B outlets ban plastic: Earlier this year Jumeirah Restaurant Group announced that it was banning plastic across all operations, while Starbucks recently announced that all UAE outlets would be free of plastic straws by 2020. This week homegrown Dubai brand Zero Gravity also announced that it would be banning

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Al Seef pharaoh restaurant: here’s everything you need to know about the new restaurant launch in Dubai Tapping into the regions rich ancient past, Dubai is set to open its first pharaoh-inspired restaurant this summer at Al Seef, called KHOFO. Dishes at the new restaurant will be inspired by the

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Dubai’s top ten food and restaurant trends for 2018 and beyond, revealed by Dubai Tourism along with research by food writer Samantha Wood of impartial restaurant review website foodiva.net Food holds a complex place in our lives. It says something about who we are, what we believe and where we come

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As the war on plastic heats up across the region, Jumeirah Restaurant Group is further strengthening its commitment to the environment with the announcement of a company-wide ban on single-use plastic straws, swizzle sticks, stirrers and toothpicks across all its food and beverage outlets. Restaurants including The Noodle House, Flow and

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