Dubai Food Festival .. the culinary arts capital saturates the tastes

During its ninth session, the Dubai Food Festival succeeded in attracting gourmets and food lovers to the many activities and events it organized, such as the Dubai Restaurant Week and a trip to the world of tastes, in addition to the many activities and events that were held at the city level, including the celebration of the first anniversary of the founding of Time Out. Dubai Market, Ripe Market seminars and cooking classes, Chocolate Salon exhibition at The Dubai Mall and entertainment packed with “Fulfill Your Tastes” event at the DIFC South Market.

The festival, which is held annually at the city level, during this year’s session – which took place between May 2 and last May 15 – celebrated the thriving food scene in Dubai, with the participation of hundreds of restaurants, and provided a platform for residents and visitors to Dubai to experience the most delicious dishes, Best Menus at various local and international restaurants.

The festival witnessed the organization of the “Dubai Restaurant Week” event from the 6th to the 15th of May last year, in which restaurant reservations exceeded 9000 reservations and contributed to the consolidation of Dubai’s global position as a special dining destination, in addition to emphasizing the high level of the food and beverage industry, and the superior quality of the city’s restaurants. The event included the introduction of a three-course dinner menu or a two-course lunch menu at unbeatable prices at 40 restaurants across Dubai, including international chef Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen, “21 Grams”, Suker, Roca and The Main Street. Eatery, as well as Japanese rural Koshiaki.

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Ahmed Al Khaja, Executive Director of Dubai Festivals and retail establishment, said: “The Dubai Food Festival has improved the food scene in the city and contributed to consolidating Dubai’s position as the culinary arts capital of the region. “Through thousands of bookings, they were able to enjoy the culinary creations of the emirate. We look forward to continuing our efforts and collaborating with our partners to offer more distinct experiences in future sessions.”

Travel to the world of tastes is back during this year’s edition of the festival with a menu that includes 20 unique dining experiences across Dubai, including chefs tables, cooking classes under the supervision of top chefs, in addition to special events at top restaurants good in the City.

The Dubai 2022 Food Festival also made a significant contribution to reuniting family and friends during Eid al-Fitr by launching various dining offers, as 19 restaurants and cafes in the city participated in providing authentic breakfast experiences, to meet the tastes of guests of different nationalities. and cultures within the manifestation “Eid Breakfast”.

“Hidden pearls” were identified through the competition that was organized and proved a wide interest, with the participation of many content creators in the competition in order to display their favorite restaurants by posting short videos on the application “Instagram”, with an opportunity. to win a grand prize of 50,000 dirhams out of a total prize money of 100,000 dirhams.

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The Dubai Food Festival also celebrated the selection of eight restaurants in the list of the 50 best restaurants in the Middle East and North Africa, as these famous restaurants offered a range of special experiences from the second to the last May 15th. The most prominent offers included menus for the Dubai Restaurant Week event, and several restaurants participated in it.

During this year’s Dubai Food Festival, food connoisseurs had the opportunity to enjoy exclusive menus, various prizes and special dishes, as well as unique cooking classes at some of the city’s most famous restaurants. Among those experiences were the festival’s exclusive menus, children’s pizza lessons, delicious Mendazi African pastries and the special Iftar experience.

To celebrate the annual festival, malls and attractions across the city offered exclusive dining offers with a variety of options and a fun atmosphere for the whole family, including award-winning programs at the Mall of the Emirates, City Center Mirdif and City Center Deira, in addition to dining and winning opportunities and fun events.Live to The Beach, La Mer and City Walk.

unforgettable experiences

The ninth edition of the Dubai Food Festival could give food connoisseurs in the city an opportunity to experience unforgettable experiences, enjoy special dishes with unique ingredients, attend cooking courses, and participate. at the chefs ’tables in collaboration with the best restaurants in the city, which enhances its global position as a Culinary Arts capital.


Reservations, evidenced by the Restaurant Week event in Dubai, which was organized as part of the festival.

Ahmed Al Khaja:

“The festival boosted the food scene in the city and contributed to consolidating Dubai’s position as the culinary arts capital of the region and its activities witnessed a large turnout.”

The festival highlighted the “hidden jewels” in restaurants, through a competition that proved to be of great interest, with the participation of many content creators.

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