The region's first specialized bakery & pastry institution located at the heart of the hospitality industry Dubai. Richemont Masterbaker provides a modern, comprehensive bakery and pastry education program to all aspiring chefs in the region. Our offering allows chefs to upgrade their knowledge, learn about the science of bread-making, the art of pastry, and educate themselves in all matters of chocolate, icecream and more.
Since 1992, Masterbaker has been an integral company of the Switz Group by providing the baking industry with first class ingredients and technical customer services. We commenced our operations from Jebal Ali, Dubai and in 1994 we inaugurated our first dedicated warehouse, which to this day, showcases state of the art facilities. We are proud to say that we were the first and continue to be the only company to specialize solely in providing the baking industry of the Middle East and Indian subcontinent with quality baking ingredients. We are also the first organization in the region to receive the prestigious HACCP Certification by Dubai Municipality. This certification was awarded in recognition of our continuing commitment towards consistently delivering convenient and superlative solutions to the region’s baking industry. Together with our affiliate companies we provide the baking industry with a variety of specialty ingredients, which include glazes, fruit fillings, couvertures, baker’s yeast products, Danish pastries, candied fruits, cream and fruit fillings and bread products (grains, mixes and improvers). Since 2003, we have also provided safe and convenient liquid egg products via our Egg Station facility. Today, Egg Station production is being expanded and aims to supply first-rate E.U. standard products to 10 countries.
Founded in 1945 and based in Lucerne, Switzerland, Richemont sees itself as an independent, national and international competence center for the entire bakery, confectionery and confectionery industry.
With over 70 years of experience, the Richemont Center of Excellence has been offering contemporary educational programs for the entire bakery, pastry and confectionery industry, at all levels. More than 200'000 prospective or already established experts have already benefited from training or further education within the Pastry and Bakery field. The Richemont training offer is practical, goal-oriented and result-oriented, so that further education is a strategic investment for your own personal ambitions and you can successfully meet the challenges of the market.
As a global key player in yeasts and fermentation, Lesaffre designs, manufactures and markets innovative solutions for Baking, Food taste & pleasure, Health Care and Biotechnology. Faithful to the capacity for foresight and innovation on which our reputation was built, Lesaffre has developed a global portfolio of bread-making solutions for craft and industrial bakers. Ranging from ferments (yeasts and sourdoughs) to bread-making ingredients (improvers, mixes, blends, milling correctors, and more.), this portfolio is suitable for use in any type of production process (direct, frozen, pre-baked, etc.).This is the fruit of Lesaffre’s industrial, technical and scientific expertise, enhanced not only by our international facilities, but also by our approach based on knowledge shared and passed down from baker to baker. Through our R&D policy and the technical support provided by our network of Baking Center ™ facilities, Lesaffre stands alongside bakers and is committed to meeting the latest needs on the marketplace.
Candia Professional, a trademark of the largest French dairy cooperative SODIAAL provides complete dairy solution designed by Professionals for Professionals (specifically dedicated to Pastry, Bakery, Kitchen and Industrial Professionals). All Sodiaal products are manufactured in compliance with "la route du lait", a responsible approach that guarantees the quality of the group's products. Candia Professional provides a complete range of technical French cream, butter and cream cheese : Whipping cream 35,1% fat is especially designed to highly perform when whipped; Cooking cream 30% fat is deal for thickening and cooking ; Topping Cream 18% fat makes particularly great sauces for pasta and vegetable dishes, as well as soups.
The range of butter includes technical butter for puff pastry perfect to work in a warm environment thanks to its very high melting point and also incorporation butter made with 100% French dairy cream. Nowadays, Candia Professional is striving to offer new products to make Chefs' lives easier and to inspire creative ideas.
Sheeting and shaping dough is what we do. For more than 70 years we have been developing and producing high-quality machines and systems for the production of pastry of all types.
As a Swiss company, we are fully aware of just how important quality, innovation and reliability really are. “Dough-how” is the term we coined for our unique combination of know-how and experience in dough processing and today it is appreciated by thousands of producers all over the world, from small artisanal bakeries all the way up to large industrial producers.
For decades now, we have been producing high-quality machines and installations for the manufacture of pastry, bread and rolls, pizzas, croissants, donuts and ethnic food. Our portfolio includes numerous versatile solutions that can be precision-matched to your needs in terms of the degree of automation, capacity, existing processes and available space. All these machines, lines and installations are based on our dough-how and are developed and tested by our engineers, food technologists and master bakers. Functionality is crucial in all our machines, but so too are robust design, excellent hygiene properties and ease of operation. Whether for a small or large bakery, a hotel, restaurant or canteen kitchen – with RONDO you will find the right solution for your needs.
World leader for chef wear, providing Chefs timeless luxury, French excellence & contemporary culinary fashion for over 80 yrs.
German Bakery Manufacturers, suppliers and innovators established in 1452. SchapfenMühle is Ulm`s oldest producing company. During the course of time it has developed into an enterprise with worldwide operations. Continuous investment in new technologies and products guarantees the highest standard of quality. The Schapfen Muele primarily processes regional grains in line with its philosophy: The Schapfen Muele value chain ranges from the sowing to the intake of the harvest, processing and refining and on to the final product which simplifies traceability and ensures a high product quality. All work is carried out in house.
The Emirates Culinary Guild
The Emirates Culinary Guild (ECG) is the UAE’s association of professional chefs. It is a non-profit-making organisation dedicated solely to the advancement of the culinary art of the UAE.
The World Association of Cooks Societies (WACS) is a 102nation fellowship comprising the world’s various professional chefs’ organisations.
The ECG received its charter into WACS at a ceremony in Stavanger, Norway on June 28, 1994, during the WACS 26th World Congress. WACS endorses the ECG as the authorised UAE culinary institute. The ECG, thereby, has an international culinary focus and multi-national support for the staging of its various competitions, seminars and events.
The Pro Chef Middle East
Since our launch in 2012, The Pro Chef Middle East has been committed to helping decision makers within kitchens across the region source the best quality and greatest value ingredients, products and services.
A quarterly print publication and digital platform, we reach decision makers and Chefs in 4- and 5-star hotel restaurant outlets, major F&B franchisees and the rapidly expanding independent restaurant group market.
In 2013, we launched the first chef-focused awards of their kind in the UAE; The Pro Chef Middle East Awards; an annual celebration to recognise the achievements of those continuously raising the bar in the Middle East's F&B sector.
The Pro Chef Middle East has one very simple vision: To help food and beverage outlets develop great food at great value whilst providing unique experiences for their customers.
CAterer Middle East
Caterer Middle East is a dedicated food & beverage management magazine delivering news, culinary trends and product reviews for the Middle East's fast growing catering industry. Its readership includes executive chefs, restaurant managers, sous chefs, maître’s and sommeliers. Editorial features include local and international news, interviews, restaurant profiles, ingredient features and new products.
HOTelier Middle East
Hotelier Middle East is the region's leading monthly trade publication for the hotel and hospitality industry and has developed a strong following since its inception in 2003. Hotelier Middle East communicates industry-specific intelligence to a targeted audience of hoteliers Middle East-wide and provides updated information on products and services provided by key industry suppliers. Regular features include up-to-date regional and international news; interviews with hotel GMs; comment and analysis from industry professionals; market intelligence; round table sessions with every sector of the hotel community; destination reports and product updates. The publication therefore provides suppliers to the hotel trade a convenient and effective way of directly impacting the purchasing decisions of existing and prospective customers.
Ymakan is a Dubai based company, specializing in International Food & Beverage Brand Development. We represent Food and Beverage Brands from all over the world, who are looking to export to the Middle East or South East Asia or need some help to grow their current sales and market share in the Middle East. Our services include but are not limited to: Market Entry and Market Growth Strategies, F&B industry buyers Introductions and meetings, Full ‘feet on the ground’ Project Execution along with ongoing Brand Representation & Marketing such as: market analysis, product sampling, direct sales into the region’s key HORECA and Retails chains, distributor selection, in store promotional activations, marketing, advertising and events.
We are always keen to explore opportunities with innovative and unique food and beverage brands and concepts, who not only want to establish and grow in the Middle East and South East Asia, but have a passion to develop their brand and revenues long-term. It is important that we represent brands who share the same values of transparency, integrity, realism and dedication to continue growth once they have entered the market. We always manage our brands with the same passion, energy and drive for success as if they were our own.