Doha, Qatar, May 20, 2019: Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, showcased yesterday true Qatari hospitality by hosting an Iftar in honor of the media’s continuous efforts and support.
The gatherings came in the framework of strengthening ties with the distinguished media representatives, in line with the Holy Month’s values of unity, togetherness and good deeds.
During the iftar, guests exchanged congratulations on the occasion of celebrating Ramadan and reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards the growth, success and realizing the vision of all parties involved, while contributing to the progress of the resort and the Qatari economy as a whole.
On this occasion, Tarek Nour, General Manager, Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, said:
“We consider our valued media ......read more
Modern French Brasserie to open in Doha on April 25, 2019
Doha, Qatar - April 23, 2019: The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is pleased to announce the launch of Sel & Miel, the first authentic French brasserie in Doha, which will open its doors to guests on Thursday, 25 April.
Sel & Miel showcases comfortable interiors with four different seating sections which include the main dining area, bar seating, and an indoor terrace. The brasserie will also offer a private dining room, called the Chef’s Table that can accommodate nine guests. The modern brasserie will be offering a delicious authentic French menu prepared to perfection by Chef Alain Regnault and his culinary team.
The brasserie has one motto: “la joie de vivre”, which translates in English to “the joy of living.” ......read more
Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2019: The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is pleased to announce that STK Doha has received Favorite Newcomer Award at the Fact Dining Awards Doha 2019.
STK opened its doors to welcome guests in January 2019. The modern steakhouse has quickly accelerated to becoming a local favorite as guests enjoy the tender cuts of USDA Prime beef and a succulent selection of sides such as truffle mac & cheese and mushroom pot pie. STK Doha is also the only restaurant in Qatar to serve the much beloved hida beef, one of the highest qualities of Japanese wagyu.
Speaking on the occasion, Christian Sack, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, stated: “STK Doha is game changer within the Qatar dining scene. The restaurant delivers a dining and ambience combination unlike anything else in the country. We ......read more
Exclusive Dishes to Doha include Poached prawn & quinoa Salad
8 April 2019 – Doha, Qatar: Hakkasan Doha, a modern interpretation of authentic Cantonese cuisine, is launching a new menu with a mix of elevated signature items, and new dishes, some of which will be exclusively offered at Hakkasan Doha this season.
Hakkasan is modernizing some dishes but these will still remain true to the roots of Cantonese cooking. These include various dim sum platters such as the much sought-after Vegetarian dim sum, the Supreme steamed dim sum which has been revamped to offer four different dumplings consisting of Gold leaf lychee and lobster, Scallop shumai with caviar, Royal king crab jade dumpling, and the Seabass dumpling with black truffle. Another highlight of the menu is the Hakka fried dim sum ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 18, 2019: Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) held its Annual Ordinary General Assembly on Sunday, 17th March 2019 at La Cigale Hotel, in the presence of Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Bin Mohamed Al Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors, as well as members of the Board of Directors, shareholders and investors.
During the year, Group sales increased 4.7% (QAR 134.8 million), from QAR 2.8 billion to QAR 3.0 billion. Its gross profit increased 3.9% (QAR 18.5 million), from QAR 477.9 million to QAR 496.4 million. Group gross shops rental income increased 9.1% (QAR 6.3 million), from QAR 69.5 million to QAR 75.8 million. Al Meera Group’s operating income increased 4.1% (QAR 23.0 million), from QAR 563.7 million to QAR 586.7 million.
The Assembly approved the Board of ......read more
Qatar, January 30, 2019: The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is excited to announce that the highly anticipated STK restaurant will open its door to guests tonight, on January 31, 2019.
STK is a vibrant American steakhouse that is already based in London, Milan, Dubai, New York City, Miami and Los Angeles among others. The restaurant makes it undoubtedly clear “that this is not your daddy’s steakhouse”. The restaurant sits on the 23rd floor of the The Ritz-Carlton, Doha and features chic interiors, a vibrant atmosphere and a menu derived from the highest quality ingredients and creative flair.
Guests are treated to dishes created by the award winning Executive Chef, Cesar de Leon Torres, who is originally from Uruguay and brings his 18 years of culinary experience from Latin America, Europe, the United ......read more
Qatar, Doha – January 3, 2019. Chef Cesar De Leon Torres has been named Executive Chef at STK Doha, the new steakhouse opening at the end of January 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha.
Born in Uruguay, De Leon Torres cumulates over 18 years of culinary experience. He began his culinary journey as an assistant baker and pastry chef for a small independent bistro in Uruguay, which gave him a taste of the industry. Before graduating from university with a degree in physics and chemistry, he enrolled in a culinary school and moved on to join an award winning steakhouse restaurant in Buenos Aires. He then worked in both Marbella and Madrid, Spain at La Pesquera Restaurant Group where he was able to master a variety of Spanish and Mediterranean dishes, using only the freshest ingredients that came directly from a fishing ......read more
Early joining members to receive 500 welcome points
Doha, Qatar, December 12, 2018: With a view to enhance customer satisfaction and show appreciation for their support, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C.) announced the launch of its loyalty program “Meera Rewards” at a special event held at Al Meera Jeryan branch, in the presence of Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Bin Mohamed Al-Thani, Al Meera Chairman; Dr. Saif Al Sowaidi, Vice Chairman; Mr. Mohammed Al Sulaiti, Board Member; Mr. Didier Castaing, Chief Executive Officer; Eng. Salah Ahmed Al-Hammadi; Deputy CEO as well as a number of Executive Directors of Al Meera.
Customers will be able to register to the program easily through the mobile application “Meera Rewards”. By joining free of charge, consumers can earn and redeem Meera Reward ......read more
A Festival to celebrate the growing friendship and business between Qatar and Turkey
Doha-Qatar, October 24, 2018: Al Meera Consumer Goods Company, in keeping with its commitment to enhance cross-cultural ties and to celebrate the growing friendship and business between Qatar and Turkey, is hosting Turkish Festival from October 24 to November 6, 2018.
The festival was launched at Al Meera Hyatt Plaza on October 24, 2018 in the presence of Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Bin Mohammed Al Thani, Al Meera Chairman, Ambassador of Turkey to Qatar HE Mr. Fikret Özer, Mr. Abdallah Bin Khalifa Al-Kuwari, Director of Supply Department / Quantitative Licenses and Market Control Department at Ministry of Economy and Commerce and Mr. Didier Castaing, Al Meera CEO along with Al Meera Executive Directors.
During the festival, ......read more
Doha, Qatar, October 21, 2018: "AURA Hospitality & Food Services" organized last Thursday and Friday 2 open air events by the lebanese “Hadi wel Chabibeh” Band at Debs w Remman Restaurant. The group is also organizing another event next Thursday 25th October 2018 by the renowned iraqi singer “Noor El-Zein”. A lady violinist on high base will welcome the guests while singer Rita Sleiman alongside a Santur musician will be the main entertainment during the dinner, and the whole event will be hosted by Carla Haddad at the Orient Pearl Restaurant situated at the Corniche of Doha.
Lebanon’s Hadi wel Chabibeh Band and renowned singer “Noor El-Zein” to perform live at Debs w Remman and the Orient Pearl Restaurant
Doha, Qatar, 17, October 2018: October is the most eagerly anticipated month in Qatar, giving locals and expats a reason to come together, participate, revel and enjoy a number of other colorful events in this lively Doha city.
To celebrate the pleasant October weather, AURA Hospitality & Food Services, a leading player in hospitality, entertainment sectors in Qatar, has curated an array of activities full of action and entertainment.
Since its inception in 2012, AURA Hospitality & Food Services has grown to become one of the foremost names in Qatar’s fast-growing, entertainment and hospitality ......read more
Doha-Qatar, October 07, 2018: With the objective of enhancing bilateral trade relations between Qatar and Turkey, a business delegation headed by the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Al Meera Consumer Goods Company Eng. Salah Al Hammadi met with Istanbul and Samsun based investors and businesses looking to expand in Qatar. Meetings also occurred with government officials including the Governor of Samsun Mr. Osman Kaymak.
On the first day of their two-day official trip, Al Meera officials visited Happy Center where they met its Chairman Mr. Ismail Altun and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Yavuz Altun and discussed strategic partnership and ways to improve mutual cooperation. Following this, Eng. Salah Al Hammadi graced the opening ceremony of Happy Center’s 135th outlet.
Next on the visit list was a trip to the ......read more
Doha-Qatar – 25 June 2018: Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C.), Qatar’s Favorite Neighborhood Retailer, announced the relocation of its leasing department from its head office location in West Bay to Al Meera’s Nuaija Branch.
The leasing department’s new office is located on the 1st floor in the Nuaija Mall and is managed by a team of specialist employees, dedicated to the care of the entire estate. The move aims to ease access for those interested in renting a space at any of Al Meera 51 branches across Qatar, and to better serve the existing tenants. The new office opened after the Eid holiday, from 7.30am to 3.00 pm, from Sunday to Thursday.
“The relocated leasing department office will serve as a convenient platform to provide services related to renting shops at ......read more
Doha-Qatar –May 30, 2018: As part of the ambitious expansion strategy and to provide exceptional services to every neighbourhood of Qatar, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company )QSC( has opened a second branch in Azghawa
The opening of the new shopping center comes as Al-Meera aims to bring to life the 2030 vision for Qatar, by providing the highest quality products at competitive prices to the communities in which it operates, as well as keep pace with the urban and population boom which Qatar is witnessing.
The branch opening was inaugurated in the presence of Mr. Mubarak Frish Mubarak, Member Member of Municipal Council, Mr. Cobus Lombard, Al Meera Acting Chief Executive Officer and Eng. Salah Al Hammadi and Al Meera senior staff members.
The 3350 m2 new store, located in Azghawa has been equipped to serve ......read more
Following the huge success of Thai cuisine cooking classes
Doha, 07 February 2018 – Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara is offering its valued guests culinary arts classes in the Italian cuisine through its program - ‘Spice Spoons School’. Following the huge success of its Thai cuisine cooking classes, Anantara now invites its patrons to learn the art of authentic Italian cooking.
Commenting on this occasion, Area General Manager for Qatar Mr. Thomas Fehlbier said, said:
“Anantara is passionate about sharing its love of food with guests staying at Anantara hotels and resorts. Doha’s only island sanctuary now invites its guests to indulge in a unique experience of Italian cooking. Guests can roll up their sleeves and cook their favorites in a step by step class at Riva the Italian ......read more
Qatar, September 12, 2017: Chocolate is perhaps the first edible that comes to mind when we think of the word ‘indulgence’. For some, it is a great stress-buster that uplifts the mood and the perfect gift for all celebrations. For others, it’s a heart-healthy choice for dessert and definitely the sweetest way to draw a smile on a child’s face. For Jean Galler, however, chocolate is his life.
Born to a family of professional gourmets, Galler’s DNA carried the genes of sweetness and indulgence. After establishing his own chocolate manufactory in the Liège area back in 1976, the young craftsman went on to introduce to the world, a palate-gratifying range of ‘sworn by’ Belgian chocolate bars and flavors that quickly gained iconic status among chocolate aficionados around the ......read more
Announcing the introduction of another 24-hour operating store in the country
Doha, Qatar – 28 May 2017: In response to the Ministry of Economy and Commerce’s (MEC) call on shopping centers to adjust their operating hours during the Holy month of Ramadan, to further cater to the needs of consumers, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) has arranged to extend the operating hours – till after midnight – in most of the Company’s branches, in addition to turning its shopping center in Al Mansoura into Al Meera’s second 24-hour operating branch (following the Legtaifiya branch) in Qatar.
Al Meera’s latest arrangement comes in appreciation of the Ministry’s role in protecting consumers and enhancing their experiences at commercial venues, and as direct support from the ......read more
Experience the taste of Italy, now in Doha, Qatar, with the launch of the first branch of 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA at Doha Festival City
The eatery is looking at opening fourmore outlets in Qatar in the near future
Inaugurated by founder Anthony Carron, 800 DEGREESoffers a range of customizable options to create the pizzas of your choice from freshly prepared ingredients straight from Italy
Doha, Qatar, May 24, 2017: 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA, an Italian concept originating from L.A., launches its very first outlet in Qatar atDoha Festival City, it’slargest entertainment, retail and hospitality destination,which opened last month. A hub for fashion and dining along with entertainment attractions, including the Snow Dunes concept, Doha Festival City now has an ideal spot to lounge in with a ......read more
Are You Ready for World Class Pinoy at Max’s?
Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu Featuring For the First Time an Incredible Array of Grilled Dishes, Sizzlers and Traditional Favorites
Doha, Qatar, April 6, 2017
Max’s Restaurant on Ring Road was the place to be last night as VIP guests, including stalwarts of the local Pinoy community, attended the launch of the popular Filipino restaurant’s new menu.
Conceptualized by Chef Enrique Suarez, or Chef Henry as he is popularly known, the new menu features for the first time, grilled dishes, sizzlers, seafood and Pinoy favorites like Adobo, Sisig, Tokwa’t Baka, Inihaw na Pusit and Boneless chicken BBQ and even Spanish influenced dishes like the Beef Ribs Humba. It will also continue to include core dishes such as Max’s Fried Chicken and ......read more
Doha, Qatar- 5th April 2017: As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, highlighting keenness on giving back to society and promoting the development of sport, McDonald’s Qatar sponsored of a range of sports activities during the month of March.
The sponsorship of various sporting activities by McDonald Qatar is to inspire and empower the community to lead healthy and active lifestyles, regardless of age, ability and a strong commitment to the Qatar National Vision 2030.
In March, McDonald’s Qatar supported the GAOD Dragon Boat Festival, the Doha Badminton Tournament, the Maroons Cricket Match, the Construction Development Cricket Tournament and Qatar Ladies Sports and Social Club Tennis tournament.
“McDonald’s Qatar believes in encouraging a healthier lifestyle for the community, with ......read more
Doha, Qatar – 20 March, 2017: Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) held its Annual Ordinary General Assembly on Sunday, 19 March 2017 at the La Cigale Hotel Doha, in the presence of Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Bin Mohamed Al Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors, as well as members of the Board of Directors, shareholders and investors.
All items on the agenda were discussed, such as hearing and approving the Board's Report for the year ended 31 December 2016, along with discussing and approving the Company's future business plans. This also came in line with hearing the External Auditor's Report of the year ended 31 December 2016. The company’s financial statements for the year ended 31 of December 2016 were also discussed.
The Assembly approved the Board of Directors’ proposal on ......read more
Novo Cinemas, Mall of Qatar opens the doors to Sushi Minto sushi bar
Doha, Qatar, 14 March 2017: Novo Cinemas – the pioneering entertainment destination in the Middle East – has launched its all-new sushi bar at their state-of-the-art cinema in Mall of Qatar, in partnership with leading Japanese restaurant, Sushi Minto.
The Mall of Qatar venue opening has introduced a range of unique experiences to the region including the first ever 4D theatre to the Qatari market, the largest IMAX Laser screen in the MENA region, in-theatre dining, Kids’ screen and party room, as well as the first eight-lane bowling alley within a cinema venue in the region.
Launched in Qatar in November 2008, Chefs Tim and Ricardo Hernandez offer authentic Japanese cuisine alongside other traditional Asian dishes, and will be serving a ......read more
Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu Featuring For the First Time an Incredible Array of Grilled Dishes, Sizzlers and Traditional Favorites
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: For years Filipino cuisine has been predicted to be the next “it” food and here in Dubai, there’s no better place to experience this than Max’s Restaurant.
The popular Filipino restaurant has just launched a new menu, conceptualized by new executive chef Enrique Suarez, which features for the first time, grilled dishes, sizzlers, seafood and Pinoy favorites like Adobo, Sisig, Tokwa’t Baka, Inihaw na Pusit and Boneless chicken BBQ and even Spanish influenced dishes like the Beef Ribs Humba.
According to Chef Henry as he is popularly known, the new menu will continue to include core dishes such as Max’s Fried ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: ICONS Coffee Couture, a fashion and lifestyle coffee shop chain, offering indulgence the healthier way, continuous it’s expansion around the GCC with its newest branch opening at iconic Guinness Record winning Cayan Tower in Dubai Marina in collaboration with LivNordic Spa and Wellness, Cayan Hospitality with further outlets following all over UAE, KSA, Bahrain and Qatar. The coffee shop provides a flawless blend of fashion and food for those seeking healthier alternatives to their favourite delights.
The official launch was attended by social media influencers, VIP guests, select media, & residents from Cayan Tower among other notable attendees. Some of the celebrity guests who graced the event was Lara Tabet, Official spokeswoman for Arab fashion council & tv presenter & Arif Mirza ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The New Atkins Lifestyle has launched a delicious low carb, low sugar Fudge Caramel bar in the UAE. The Fudge Caramel bar makes for satisfying ‘elevenses’ or afternoon snack and is perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth.
Scrumptious and satisfying, yet low in sugar and carb treats are hard to come by, but with new tasty addition in the Atkins range, choosing a healthier option couldn’t be easier.
Why not indulge in a not so naughty nibble with the new Atkins Fudge Caramel bar. With 55% less carbohydrates than regular fudge caramel bars, it is perfect for those on the go.
Swap a Mars for a satisfying Atkins Fudge Caramel bar.
Atkins Fudge Caramel Bar
Serving Per 100g
Net Carbs: 4.8g
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Touch is the new black
Nespresso reveals the new Touch Collection an innovative range of cups designed to enhance the coffee experience
Dubai, UAE, 23 April, 2015 – Nespresso is constantly seeking new and innovative ways to create extraordinary coffee experiences. As a pioneer in the world of coffee, Nespresso looks to other forerunners in the world of fashion and design to ......read more
Silver Fern Farms, a leading New Zealand processor, marketer and exporter of premium quality red meat products, is introducing Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Reserve Beef and SILERE alpine origin merino to discerning chefs in Qatar. The products will be rolled out in partnership with valued local distributor, Gulf Centre for Foodstuffs.
Premier Selection Reserve Beef and SILERE alpine ......read more
10,696 personalised jars sold in the UAE alone during the month of January
UAE, Dubai; 1st April 2015 - Nutella® is a brand of love, and certainly know the way to its fans hearts. After 51 years of continuous support, the world’s favourite hazelnut spread felt it was time to give back to the sweetest fans a brand could ask for, changing its name for a limited time only. ......read more
A new, unprecedented promotion by Kellogg’s allows you to redeem a personalized spoon each time you purchase two boxes of Coco Pops, Corn Flakes, Frosties or Special K cereal brands
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2015: Have you ever wondered if you are getting adequate nutrients from the Kellogg’s breakfast cereal you eat? Have you ever thought about what nutrients could be found in ......read more
TGI Fridays Gives More Reasons to be Thankful for the Weekend…
Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2015: Well-known restaurant chain TGI Fridays has pulled out all the stops to woo even more UAE fans for its distinctive style of casual dining. The popular brand, which forms part of the Americana Group, has embarked on a programme of revamping its outlets and upgrading its menu with 30 new dishes, ......read more
Dubai, UAE – April 30, 2014: Carluccio’s, the authentic Italian caffe, restaurant and foodshop announces the launch of its new Breakfast Menu. The menu has been developed to cater to trends focusing on better quality ingredients and healthy options.
The new breakfast menu includes a variety of frittatas, crepes, omelettes and freshly baked breads. Free range eggs are a new addition ......read more
February, 2013: Zomato.com, South-Asia's largest online restaurant and night-life guide has further expanded its presence in the Middle East, launching its Doha section both on the web, (http://zomato.com/doha) as well as mobile (for iOS, Android and BlackBerry). Headquartered in India, Zomato forayed into the Middle East market in September 2012 with the launch of its Dubai section, soon ......read more