The MAINE Land Brasserie, The Opus, Business Bay, Dubai

For our October event we went to the third of the home-grown, modern-American brasseries by the MAINE (located in The Opus by Omniyat, Business Bay) which offered some intriguing surprises aside from their new, exclusive signature dishes. At the reception on the outside terrace everyone remained seated with masks worn except when drinking or eating. […]

In loving memory of Mr. Haraier Samouiel Soughmounian


Mr. Haraier Samouiel Soughmounian Executive Partner – Capriole Construction Co. LLC Who passed away peacefully on 5th of October 2020. The heaven must be rejoicing to welcome him home. He will always be remembered as a man of great achievement, a noble man with a good heart and deep compassion for others, a great pillar […]

Bull & Bear, Waldorf Astoria DIFC, Dubai

You can view Photo Gallery for the event here On Sep 21st, our Bailliage’s dinner was held at Bull & Bear, the Waldorf Astoria’s signature restaurant. Drawing its inspiration from the original located in the Waldorf Astoria New York, Bull & Bear offers a twist on the legendary eatery where diners enjoy imaginative cuisine in […]

Aseelah, Radisson Blu, Deira Creekside – Mini Enthronization

You can view Photo Gallery for the event here After a long break due to lockdown and Covid-19 the Chaine, UAE finally had it’s first event and mini Enthronization at Aseelah, Radisson Blu, Deira Creekside, Dubai. Aseelah features a blend of culture, heritage, and hospitality with a modern twist. The stylish interiors, as well as […]

Ramadan Kareem


On behalf of the National Council Ramadan Mubarak. May this Holy Month be full of blessings, prosperity, and happiness to you and your loved ones. Stay Healthy, Stay Safe, Stay Blessed.

Happy Easter


On behalf of the National Council blessings for Easter to all. At this difficult time we also send you good wishes for health , patience.

2020 OMGD Meeting


Dear Members, On behalf of the OMGD international Committee, we wish you a very happy new year, trusting that 2020 will bring you all health, happiness, love, peace, and prosperity. Following our two successful consecutive International OMGD Grand Chapitres in 2018 & 2019, that were attended by some 160 participants each, from 24 different countries. […]

Vote for your favorite Chaine Event in 2019


In 2019, we had so many memorable dinner amicals, with excellent service and the highest culinary standards from participating hotels and outlets, we need your vote to find a worthy recipient for 2019’s Fuad Barahim Award. Vote for your favourite venue in 2019 Rate each of the event venues that you attended in 2019 by […]

Oman Grand Chapitre – Thursday March 12, 2020


Bailliage National du Sultanat d’Oman Chapitre dinner at the Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton hotel   Dear Friends and fellow members,   10 years ago, a group of gourmets residing in the Sultanate of Oman took the initiative to establish a brand new Bailliage, centred in the capital, Muscat. As the country was increasingly being […]

Appreciation: Intercontinental Fujairah Resort

You can view Photo Gallery for the event here On the 22nd of November, the Chaine dinner amical took place at Intercontinental Fujairah Resort, Al Aqah, Fujairah. Well, where should we start. The sunset ritual, following the saxophonist along the fire pits with the sparkling wine glasses, the band at the reception and the pass […]

Appreciation: The Maine Street Eatery, Studio One Hotel

You can view Photo Gallery for the event here On the 21st of October, the Chaine dinner amical took place at The Maine Street Eatery, Studio One Hotel, Studio City, Dubai. Cousin of the original, award-winning MAINE OYSTER BAR & GRILL in JBR, the newest member of this growing family of New England Brasseries. The […]

Membership Renewal 2020

It is this time of the year, click here to renew your membership online. Renewal should be made no later than 31st January, 2020 or a reinstatement fee of AED 630 (5% VAT included) will be added.          

Appreciation: Ayamna, Atlantis (The Palm), Dubai


You can view Photo Gallery for the event here On Sep 23rd the Chaine was treated to a Lebanese experience at Ayamna, Atlantis the palm. As usual, Atlantis team of “Ayamna” Restaurant pulled out all the stops to create a memorable evening. One of the highlights was the welcome drinks at The Bridge Suite, looking […]