KFC, Panda and McDonald’s are among the global brands found in the newly opened Food Village in Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 3.
Travel food and beverage specialist HMSHost is behind the opening of the 1,720m2 (18,515ft2 ) facility, which includes 14 new restaurants and bars. A further four concepts are scheduled to open in the airport’s Terminals 2 and 3.
In addition to global brands, the Food Village features Qfta, which specializes in wraps; Taste of India, notable for its Indian street food culture; and Flour & Stone, which offers flats breads, tarts and other sweet treats. The Food Village also features Pop-top, offering gelato and Italian coffee, and food-cart style mobile outlets.
Australian dining and food retailer Jones the Grocer Express will offer its award-winning all-day cafe menu as well as a selection of artisan cheese and charcuterie boards and a grab-and-go food counter. Freshly made Indian wraps will be available from Roti Bhai.
In addition, HMSHost recently opened three new outlets in Terminal 3, Concourse A: Bottega Prosecco Bar and Craft Beer; an additional branch of Jones the Grocer Express; and Comptoir Libanais, marking the Lebanese restaurant chain’s first store outside Europe.
Eugene Barry, Dubai Airports’ EVP commercial, said, “Dubai Airports has enjoyed a successful partnership with HMSHost for a number of years, and our partnership has evolved as customer expectations and travel behavior has developed. The addition of these 14 new food concepts supports our strategy to not only be the world’s busiest international airport, but also the world’s best for customer experience.”