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Abu Dhabi Food Festival Returns Bigger And Better Than Ever!

A sensational selection of sumptuous food will be served up across the emirate from 7th to 23rd December, as the annual Abu Dhabi Food Festival returns to the capital bigger and tastier than ever!

Spread over seventeen days and taking in three weekends, Abu Dhabi Food Festival will cook up a storm and bring food-lovers, families and friends together to enjoy not only cuisine from some of the best street chefs but also some of the most scrumptious food available in the region.

Running right across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi Food Festival will serve up fifteen new events this year, including Truckers Carnival, Street Food Market, Big Piknik, Beach Feast, Film Food Time, Truckers Stop, Surprise Long Table and the ever-popular Street Feast in both Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, as well as a Truckers Park in Al Dhafra.

Also ‘on the menu’, Abu Dhabi Food Festival will bring some of the best Street Food chefs from across the world to the region for the first time, where they’ll appear in various locations around the festival for live demos and cooking masterclasses.

Food trucks will deliver a fantastic culinary experience, with more than forty food trucks featuring across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra with lots of different food options to choose from.

The ‘Festember 40 Mule Market Space’ will bring a touring culinary experience to the Abu Dhabi Food Festival table, where six brand new mobile food concepts will pop up in exclusive locations around Abu Dhabi.

Dining and Nightlife Abu Dhabi will be collaborating for the second successive year with Abu Dhabi Food Festival. We will be bringing you a host of exciting experiences alongside our partners.

This year also sees the return of the SIAL ME, the innovative and increasingly popular food, beverage and hospitality event. SIAL ME will feature eight distinct activities for 2017, including the Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition, Abu Dhabi Food Security Round Tables, where top industry experts will discuss the key issue of food security in the region, a Hosted Buyer Programme, where exhibitors and buyers can meet and match sourcing requirements, the La Cuisine competition for professional chefs, A Roaming Chefs feature, where the La Cuisine chefs will host guided tours around the show, the SIAL Innovation Area, which will showcase the world’s most innovative products, SIAL Conferences, innovative panels tailored to SIAL Middle East’s core industry sectors, and the prestigious Mercury Awards. The 36th edition of The Mercury’s will be held at Abu Dhabi Food Festival 2017.

Abu Dhabi Food Festival will have a full range of activations and promotions in the emirate’s hotels, restaurants and malls to look forward to as well.

As you can see, the ‘festival menu’ is overflowing with tantalizing events and mouth-watering possibilities, with something sumptuous for every palate!

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