What’s in store: coffee with a designer touch
Hospitality News » Coffee Shops
by Nagi Morkos
1M ago
With so many of today’s shoppers displaying an insatiable appetite for luxury brands, perhaps it was only a matter of time before more high-end labels began offering coffee and culinary delicacies in their stores or at standalone cafes. Nagi Morkos, founder and managing partner at Hodema Consulting Services, takes us on a luxury coffee shop global tour. Luxury brands continue to flourish, selling their customers the dream with glitz and glamor. Food is an ideal medium for channeling creativity, with hospitality well placed to offer a one-of-a-kind experience that’s usually more affordab ..read more
Visit website
Crafting moments of joy and indulgence in every sip with Karl Georges Najjar
Hospitality News » Coffee Shops
by Rita Ghantous
3M ago
Karl Georges Najjar, CEO of Café Najjar, shares the key to the success of Café Najjar. How did Najjar transition from being a Lebanese coffee brand to a renowned legacy? Café Najjar started as a small artisanal roaster in Beirut. It has grown into a leading iconic coffee brand. Café Najjar has the biggest factory in the Middle East and North Africa, extending over 15,000 square meters. Today, Café Najjar’s name is a cultural signature of the finest coffee. Furthermore, the brand is proudly enjoyed by coffee lovers living in Lebanon, the region and all over the world. Moreover, the coff ..read more
Visit website
Coffee talks with Garfield Kerr, CEO of Mokha 1450
Hospitality News » Coffee Shops
by Rita Ghantous
4M ago
Mokha 1450 curates bespoke luxury specialty coffee experiences for novices and connoisseurs. In this exclusive interview, Garfield Kerr , the firm’s CEO, elaborates on his journey from corporate lawyer to financial expert now working with coffee and his concept, Mokha 1450.   How does Mokha 1450’s commitment to social responsibility influence its sourcing from women-owned cooperatives? Our founding ethos is based on a CSR platform to support women in coffee. Additionally, most of our coffees are sourced through our direct trade program with women-owned and operated coffee farms and ..read more
Visit website
Welcome to the future of coffee-making
Hospitality News » Coffee Shops
by Rita Ghantous
10M ago
Anthony Bedoyan, CEO of Golden Goose Hospitality, explains why robotic coffee machines are causing a worldwide industry stir. The coffee industry has grown rapidly in recent years and shows no signs of slowing down, with a multitude of varieties now featuring on our favorite café menus. Specialty coffee is the latest trend, with these sought-after beverages constantly evolving, as manufacturers innovate to meet rising demand from coffee lovers. Know what’s hot Keeping on top of industry developments can be a challenge, but is key to working out which new trends to tap into. This will ena ..read more
Visit website
The gulf coffee takeover
Hospitality News » Coffee Shops
by Nagi Morkos
11M ago
From international brands to homegrown names, and now supported by apps and influencers, the regional coffee scene is booming. Cup in hand, Nagi Morkos, founder and managing partner at Hodema Consulting Services, tells us about the latest trends currently captivating coffee lovers across the MENA and beyond. In recent years, Gulf countries have established themselves as the number one destination for global corporate, sport and leisure events. The coffee business, long popular in the US and Europe, has found itself carried along in the momentum of this Middle Eastern takeover. In January ..read more
Visit website
Lifting the lid on food and beverage trends
Hospitality News » Coffee Shops
by Rita Ghantous
11M ago
While restaurants were still reeling from the pandemic in 2021, this year has witnessed fresh flavors and renewed energy on the food scene. Nagi Morkos, founder and managing partner at Hodema consulting services, explores several key trends that are shaping the future of food and beverage. It’s official: restaurants, cafes and bars have reopened and are experimenting with a broad range of concepts. Some are new, while others are not. Many of them have been tried and tested yet haven’t aged a day. This can be seen in the case of several organic venues that focus on traceable and locally gr ..read more
Visit website
How to make your coffee shop stand out
Hospitality News » Coffee Shops
by Nagi Morkos
11M ago
Forming an important part of the F&B industry, the coffee segment needs no introduction. And with new concepts and products arriving in the market thick and fast, customers are increasingly looking for quality and traceability. Nagi Morkos, founder and managing partner at Hodema consulting services, identifies the differentiating factors of a successful coffee shop. Demand for specialty coffee is no longer limited to a small minority. A greater percentage of coffee enthusiasts are drinking specialty blends in coffee shops around the world, and brands are starting to put a face and nam ..read more
Visit website
A brew with the coffee experts
Hospitality News » Coffee Shops
by Rita Ghantous
11M ago
To find out what’s new in coffee, we spoke to four industry professionals who brought us up to date on all things related to this most popular of brews, from machines and market trends to the true meaning of the “coffee sommelier” role. Role of a coffee sommelier Most sommeliers use the cupping process to taste, evaluate and score their coffees: in some cases, as many as hundreds a day! Sommeliers may not come face to face with customers every day, but they are still there to help serve, sell and communicate the message of coffee, which has traveled across the world. What makes a great ba ..read more
Visit website
Morning coffee break with Roy Daniel, managing partner of Barista Espresso 
Hospitality News » Coffee Shops
by Rita Ghantous
11M ago
As coffee continues to be the drink of choice for many, we sat with Roy Daniel, managing partner of Barista Espresso, to uncover the coffee industry’s biggest challenges, customers’ needs and how Barista Espresso is catering to them.   How were you able to position Barista Espresso as a one-stop shopping experience?We strive to provide our customers with the best coffee possible and always work toward exceeding their expectations. We pride ourselves on being a one-stop shopping experience, which we are doing by investing in our factory to broaden our product range. Today, coffee en ..read more
Visit website
Qatar sees a boom in its F&B scene ahead of the FIFA World Cup
Hospitality News » Coffee Shops
by Rita Ghantous
11M ago
Taking place from November 20 to December 19 in Qatar, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 promises to be a tournament like no other.  As the countdown begins to the start of this global sporting event, we take a look at the names tapping into the forecasted demand for renowned F&B outlets. F&B brands that opened branches in Qatar in July: Em Sherif Café, the all-day dining luxury café concept by Lebanese restaurateur Mireille Hayek, opened a branch at Millennium Hotel in Al Sadd, Doha. ADRIFT Anda, an Italian concept by chef David Myers, opened its doors at Le Royal Méridi ..read more
Visit website

Follow Hospitality News » Coffee Shops on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR