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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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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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As a global key player in yeasts and fermentation, Lesaffre designs, manufactures and markets innovative solutions for baking, food taste and pleasure. As well as working within the healthcare and biotechnology industries. The company originally started as a family business in northern France. The original company was set up in 1853,

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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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