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A new ticketed culinary experience in Dubai has been launched by the founder of impartial restaurant review website FooDiva.net, Samantha Wood. As a twist on her monthly #DineAroundDubai events, where guests visit three mystery restaurants in one-night, comes the #ThreeChefsDinner – three chef heroes brought to guests under one roof, with

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Looking to enhance your knowledge and skills in pastry and baking? Richemont Masterbaker - the region’s first specialised bakery and pastry institution located in Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai, provides a modern, comprehensive bakery and pastry education programme to all aspiring chefs in the region. Through the school’s specialised programmes, chefs can upgrade

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Sophie Voelzing sits down with Head Chef Dharam Rana at Miss Lily’s Dubai, to discuss the evolution of Jamaican cuisine, the difficulties he faces sourcing Caribbean ingredients in the Middle East, and the art of jerking food. Were you always passionate about food growing up? Yes, I was always passionate about

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Dubai-based Chef, Reif Othman, is teaming up with SLAB’s resident culinary creative, Omar Rodriguez, to offer patrons an unparalleled dining experience with a 5-course menu offered for one night only. Set to wow palettes, the experience, priced at AED 399 (VAT exclusive) per head, will feature a total of 10 dishes

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Summersalt at Jumeirah Al Naseem has launched a new Japanese fusion pop-up concept, created at the hands of new Japanese/Argentinian Chef Cristian Goya. Now open for lunch and dinner, Umi Shio fuses the artful craft of Japanese cooking, with the delicious flavours of South America , alongside a selection of new

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Chef Vineet Bhatia is set to open Indya By Vineet in Dubai this Tuesday (22nd January). Vineet Bhatia - the first Indian chef to receive a globally acclaimed Michelin star, has selected Le Royal Meridien as the home for his latest project in Dubai. His exciting new venture takes a contemporary approach

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Sean Connolly is set to close his first Dubai restaurant later this month – becoming the latest in a long list of F&B outlets to shut in the UAE over the last 18 months. Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera describes itself as a “contemporary brasserie, with an uncomplicated and produce driven

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Head Chef Lara Said at Dubai’s coolest new Mexican street-food spot, La Carnita DXB at the InterContinental Dubai Marina, talks tacos, culinary inspiration and rising to the top in a male-dominated environment. With experience in some Dubai’s favourite restaurants including Il Borro Tuscan Bistro and La Petite Maison, plus Gordon Ramsay's

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