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How Virtual Brands can Increase Profit Without Increasing Costs

by Naji Haddad, MENA General Manager at Deliverect

As the restaurant industry continues to adapt and evolve, both traditional brick-and-mortar establishments and “dark kitchens” have proven to be shining examples of resilience and innovation. Not only do they offer Read more

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a novel approach

A Novel Approach to Scaling Iconic F&B Brands in the Middle East – Shatranj Capital Partners (“SCP”) Will Focus Exclusively on Multi-Unit Franchise F&B by Leveraging the Benefits of Private Equity and an All-Star Cast

Once formed, Private Equity fund Shatranj Capital Partners (SCP) will be a sector specific Private Equity fund focused on the profitable growth of multi-unit franchise F&B brands in MENA. By leveraging its regional F&B expertise and global franchisor relationships, Read more

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F&B director at wasl Hospitality and Leisure on balancing a demanding role with family-life

Behind the success of the diverse dining portfolio of Wasl Hospitaity and Leisure lies its Corporate Food & Beverage Director, Max Grenard. With over 192 outlets under his belt, spanning 32 hotels, residents, restaurants, and golf and country Read more

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What’s On Dubai Awards 2023: Here are the winners

Drum roll please…

Is it just us? Or is Dubai’s dining and entertainment scene getting more impressive each year? We pay close attention to the progress, as each March we host our annual What’s On Awards Dubai, and this Read more

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Revealed: Every restaurant included in the Gault&Millau UAE 2023 guide

Ratings will be revealed at the second-annual Gault&Millau UAE Gala on April 27

The second annual edition of the Gault&Millau UAE Guide will be released on April 27 during a Gala dinner and awards ceremony at Burj Al Arab Read more

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Deliveroo and Deliverect Discuss Latest Technology Trends to Empower the F&B Industry

As part of their mission to highlight developments in the food industry and support local restaurants, Deliveroo and Deliverect hosted a panel discussion featuring Seham AlHusaini, General Manager of Deliveroo, Naji Haddad, MENA General Manager at Deliverect, and Abdulrahman Read more

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Gault&Millau UAE 2023 gala and guide dates announced

Prestigious restaurant guide Gault&Millau UAE will reveal this year’s ratings in April.

Prestigious restaurant guide Gault&Millau UAE will reveal its second annual ratings in April. The announcements will be made at an exclusive gala ceremony at Dubai’s world-famous Burj Read more

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Dubai unicorn Kitopi takes over leading F&B group AWJ

AWJ is a holding company behind brands such as Operation Falafel, Catch 22, Awani, Sushi Do and more

Dubai’s latest unicorn Kitopi on Tuesday announced the acquisition of leading regional food and beverage group AWJ, making it one of Read more

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Dubai Chamber of Commerce launches six new food business groups

UAE consumer foodservice sales value reached Dh58.4 billion in 2022

Dubai Chamber of Commerce, one of the three chambers operating under Dubai Chambers, has launched six business groups within the F&B industry for HORECA (hotel, restaurant, catering) traders, meat Read more

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Dubai’s best restaurants 2023: Everywhere you should eat at least once

If there’s one thing we all have in common, it’s our love for food (I’m guessing that’s why you’re reading this). And you, as we do, have pretty high expectations when eating out. But with so many options to Read more

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