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17 April 2023

Hotel restaurants have always suffered from a negative stigma. They are often seen as a last resort or a backup plan, but many properties are striving to level up their culinary offerings with exquisite interiors and Michelin-starred cuisine.



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8 May 2023

Consumers today demand more from restaurants than just food. Their lifestyle must be reflected in every aspect of the business, including the menu and ambiance. We explore the reasons why this business model is dominating the F&B industry and how to turn a restaurant into a lifestyle venue.


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13 March 2023

The F&B industry is quite challenging, which is why, for various reasons, the majority of restaurants close during the first year of business. Food Forward Consulting discusses the fundamentals to consider before tackling such a venture.


20 Feb 2023

Encompassing a premium dining experience in a market setting, the food hall concept showcases a range of independent specialty outlets, all under one roof.

Food Forward Consulting examines food halls, the fancier version of food courts but with an authentic twist.

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31  Jan 2023

An excellent menu not only draws attention to a restaurant’s priciest offerings but also encourages customers to order their star dishes. Food Forward Consulting tackles the topic of optimal menu engineering and how crucial it is to the restaurant’s success.


16  Jan 2023

The United Arab Emirates' culinary scene is expanding, offering a wide range of cuisine options to satisfy the preferences of locals and foreigners alike.

In a fiercely competitive market...

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16  Jan 2023

The food industry is thriving in Saudi Arabia, Food Forward Consulting dishes up the hottest food trends making waves in the sizzling Kingdom.

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