Internationally recognised food and beverage industry experts will grace the Gourmet Abu Dhabi 2010 stage as programme moderators and presenters. Designed to integrate sharing sessions of professionals experience, impart knowledge and serve as a platform for networking between international industry members these industry programmes are knowledge-sharing in action.

The industry forums will highlight Abu Dhabi’s aim to become a cultural and gastronomic hub of Middle East while raising the emirate’s standards of the food, beverage and hospitality sector.
Branislav Beronja
Head Barista | Maromas L.L.C.

Didier Gusching
Executive Chef, Kempinski Hotel Ajman

Dr. N K Yong
F&B Connoisseur

Emiel Van Wegen
European Director | Synovate ViewsNet

Etienne Haro
Director Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire & Beverage Manager, InterContinental Hotel Group | Pierre Gagnaire

Hélène Samuel
Restaurant Consultant | SPOONFOOL

Kamal Al Wattar
Chief Chef, AL DAR Sweets

Khalid Butti Al-Shamsi
Owner | Mazaraa Organic Products

Khulood Al Atiyat
Manager of PR and Events and Cultural Presenter | Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding

Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW
Qualified Speaker & Writer |

Melina Yong
Acclaimed Cookbook Author

Raman Khanna
Director of Business Development & Commercial | ALDAR Properties PJSC

Tarek Ibrahim
Culinary Trainer & Senior Consultant (Meat & Livestock Australia)

Thomas Anostam and Ben-David Sorum
Business Owners & Professional Mixologists | Flow Cocktail Ltd.

Thomas Norberg
Chief Operating Officer, Hospitality Division | Al Ghurair Investment LLC