Event report: S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016

The events and trends being followed by young chefs and industry greats alike

Comment: Stick to your concept this festive season

Comment: Stick to your concept this festive season

Sarah Jacotine urges restaurants to rethink typical festive offerings

Comment: Stop price wars

Comment: Stop price wars

Owners and hoteliers need to hold room rates, not lower them

Comment: Smells like Team Spirit

Comment: Smells like Team Spirit

The importance of connecting with outsourced and contract staff

Comment: Quick Business

Comment: Quick Business

Hotels are the perfect venue for informal but all-important meetings

Comment: Keeping it Confidential

Comment: Keeping it Confidential

Data security is important for hotels

Event report: To The Table MEA

Event report: To The Table MEA

We share an update on the trends in the F&B industry, and what happened at the third To The Table event in this region

Comment: How to alienate guests digitally

Comment: How to alienate guests digitally

Try not to annoy guests on a digital level, says our columnist

More premium fast-casual outlets needed in the UAE

More premium fast-casual outlets needed in the UAE

The number of F&B outlets in the UAE is predicted to go up to 19,000 by 2020 from the current 16,200

Comment: Empathy & charisma key to service

Comment: Empathy & charisma key to service

Sarah Jacotine explores the key ingredients to good and memorable customer service

Comment: Give hotel-based outlets more freedom

Comment: Give hotel-based outlets more freedom

Sanjay Murthy on how hotel-based restaurants and bars can better compete with standalone concepts

Comment: It's not just Dubai that's growing

Comment: It's not just Dubai that's growing

Why we need to hear from F&B operators and developers throughout the region about their projects

Special Report: Head Chef Survey 2016

Special Report: Head Chef Survey 2016

The Caterer Middle East Head Chef Survey showed that chefs have quality of ingredients, increased competition and reduced consumer spending on their minds

Comment: Hotel design innovation in the mid-market

Comment: Hotel design innovation in the mid-market

Draw Link Group chairman Daousser Chennoufi looks at how to stay ahead of the design game by investing in new technologies

Comment: How to get guests back through the doors

Comment: How to get guests back through the doors

Duncan Fraser-Smith discusses enticing customers back after the summer period

Comment: Restaurant design matters more than food

Comment: Restaurant design matters more than food

Designer Nigel Witham shares his opinion on why looks matter in the restaurant business


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Special Report: GM Survey 2016
REPORTS Special Report: GM Survey 2016

We find out what the general managers of the Middle East think about MICE, nationalisation, and long-term supply and demand

Hotel sector sentiment positive despite staff cuts
Back of House Hotel sector sentiment positive despite staff cuts

However, the results of the second Hotelier Middle East Human Capital Report revealed that 43% respondents said their organisation has had to reduce headcount

Dubai's Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire closes down
FOOD & BEVERAGE Dubai's Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire closes down

The restaurant will reopen in May 2017 with a new concept

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Most stylish: World Woven Collection
Most stylish: World Woven Collection

Interface has launched a collection with a variety of accents inspired by global textiles

Caterer Middle East's new products
Caterer Middle East's new products

Caterer Middle East picks some of the best new F&B related products on the market

Most stylish: Row & Sons from A.Ronai
Most stylish: Row & Sons from A.Ronai

A. Ronai recently launched the wooden range of chef's tools


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