Meet 30 French F&B Exhibitors at the region’s most exciting culinary event & Experience France’s Food Contest at Gulfood 2021 

  • French products to be spread across two Pavilions (Hall World Food, Sheikh Saeed – Stand S1-M17 & Hall Dairy 3 – Stand F1-19) from February 21 to 25 at DWTC.
  • “Taste France Experience” food challenge to discover France’s newest food & drink products.

Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, announces its participation at Gulfood 2021 with two pavilions spanning across the Hall Sheikh Saeed – World Food Stand (S1-M17) and the Hall 3 Dairy (Stand F1-19) from the 21st to the 25th of February at Dubai World Trade. 

For this exclusive event, “Taste France” pavilions will partner with the major radio presenter and personality Kris Fade for his commitment to a healthier lifestyle by introducing its brand, Fade Fit; some deeply shared values by the French exhibitors set to introduce their latest innovation to offer healthier yet gourmet F&B products for the well-being of families in the Middle East. According to Taste France label, French products are meant to be part of everyone’s daily life: this label seeks to make their quality accessible to all.

With approximately AED 1.77 Billion (€400 Million) worth of exports in 2019, France ranks as the 9th major food product supplier to the UAE. As a major event for the industry, Gulfood remains a key venue to introduce its latest products, sign deals and strengthen the cooperation between multiple countries in the world. Indeed, the show is going to feature 20 halls of food products from 85 countries for this post-Covid edition.

“Celebrating its 26th presence at Gulfood, France’s Pavilions will be showcasing products from 30 exhibitors including world-renowned companies and new market entrants such as almond milk specialists, organic F&B dairies, gluten free meals, to name just a few. During the event, French brands will showcase their latest products to visitors with a high standard of adherence to safety measures set by the event authorities”, commented Frederic Szabo, Managing Director, Business France Middle East.

In addition to discover the wonderful flavors and aromas from the French culinary industry, the food challenge “Taste France Experience” will be running for the 1st time inviting participants to play guessing games with the displayed products and collect stamps on their special passport. Participants will then have the opportunity to receive a bespoke gift hamper from the French companies taking part in the “Taste France Experience” contest.

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants reveals 51-100 list for 2022

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022 unveiled the top restaurant rankings from No.51 to No.100, ahead of the highly awaited annual awards ceremony. The glamorous event, which is sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna this year, will be held in London on 18 July.
Placing establishments from across six continents on the global map and celebrating diverse cuisines, the 50 Best list is created through a voting system. Over 1,000 experts in the fields of gastronomy and hospitality, globally known chefs, food connoisseurs, writers and journalists serve as the voting panel. This year’s extended list features acclaimed restaurants from over 22 countries and debut entries from destinations including Mexico, the UAE and France.
With 20 new entries from various cities, including Melbourne, Dubai and Mexico City, the 51-100 list has prominent restaurants such as Trèsind Studio, offering exquisite Indian food, and Orfali Bros Bistro with an authentic Syrian menu (both in Dubai, UAE, at No.57 and No.87, respectively). It also features other debutants, including the Italian special Rosetta (Mexico City at No.60) and Máximo Bistrot (No.89) serving traditional Mexican food with an innovative twist.
Leading the roster with the highest number of entries is Asia with 14 restaurants, closely followed by Europe (13), North America (11), South America (7) and the Middle East (2).
Topping the list at No. 51 is Guadalajara’s Alcalde, featuring homely Mexican cooking made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The budding restaurant is regularly seen grabbing top spots on Latin America’s 50 Restaurants list, under the guidance of Chef Francisco ‘Paco’ Ruano.
Three new entries from France included in the 51-100 list are Table by Bruno Verjus, featuring delicately prepared seafood (No.77), in Paris; the award-winning AM par Alexandre Mazzia (No.80), highlighting the local flavours of the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Marseille; and Flocons de Sel (No.99) in Megève, offering a menu inspired by the lush Alpines.
You can catch the glitzy World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022 awards ceremony via Facebook live stream on the 50 Best Facebook page and YouTube channel. The streaming will commence at 8:30 PM (UK time) on 18 July.
Here are the restaurants ranked from No.51 to No.100 on the World’s 50 Best list
No.51: Alcalde, Guadalajara
No.52: Sud 777, Mexico City
No.53: D.O.M., São Paulo
No.54: Lyle’s, London
No.55: Azurmendi, Larrabetzu
No.56: La Colombe, Cape Town
No.57: Trèsind Studio, Dubai
No.58: Alléno Paris au Pavillon Ledoyen, Paris
No.59: Sazenka, Tokyo
No.60: Rosetta, Mexico City
No.61: La Grenouillère, La Madelaine–sous–Montreuil
No.62: Ernst, Berlin
No.63: Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare, New York
No.64: Fu He Hui, Shanghai
No.65: Le Du, Bangkok
No.66: Sühring, Bangkok
No.67: Evvai, São Paulo
No.68: Kjolle, Lima
No.69: Cosme, New York
No.70: Zén, Singapore
No.71: Mingles, Seoul
No.72: Atelier Crenn, San Francisco
No.73: Kol, London
No.74: Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills
No.75: Samrub Samrub Thai, Bangkok
No.76: Neighborhood, Hong Kong
No.77: Table by Bruno Verjus, Paris
No.78: Lasai, Rio de Janeiro
No.79: Estela, New York
No.80: AM par Alexandre Mazzia, Marseille
No.81: Brat, London
No.82: Sézanne, Tokyo
No.83: El Chato, Bogotá
No.84: Gimlet at Cavendish House, Melbourne
No.85: Raan Jay Fai, Bangkok
No.86: Mikla, Istanbul
No.87: Orfali Bros Bistro, Dubai
No.88: Mishiguene, Buenos Aires
No.89: Máximo Bistrot, Mexico City
No.90: Wolfgat, Paternoster
No.91: Oriole, Chicago
No.92: Indian Accent, New Delhi
No.93: Hertog Jan at Botanic Sanctuary, Antwerp
No.94: Burnt Ends, Singapore
No.95: Meta, Singapore
No.96: Maní, São Paulo
No.97: Benu, San Francisco
No.98: Tantris, Munich
No.99: Flocons de Sel, Megève
No.100: Wing, Hong Kong
(Main and featured image credit: Alcalde/@restalcalde/Instagram)
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