Having kicked off on the 26th February, Dubai Food Festival 2020 is set to run until 14th March. Highlights of the Dubai Food Festival include the Foodie Experiences Programme, Dubai Restaurant Week, Etisalat Beach Canteen, Hidden Gems and brand new to DFF 2020, ‘Home Edition’ and ‘Tasty Tunes.
Foodie Experiences, are a carefully curated series of incredible, one-off culinary experiences designed to stimulate all the senses. There are more than 80 opportunities to take part in either a Masterclass, a Chef’s Table or an Experiential dining experience, some of which are exclusive events for one night only. Tickets for all Foodie Experiences events are available exclusively via PlatinumList.net.
Dubai Restaurant Week (5th to 14th March) features 36 outlets, and exclusive menus at Dubai’s best restaurants, including five associated with celebrity chefs – Gordon Ramsay, Vikas Khanna, Akira Back, Greg Malouf and Mathieu Viannay. Two-course lunches are being offered from as little as AED 75, while three course dinner experiences start from just AED 150. All Dubai Restaurant Week dining experiences must be booked in advance, exclusively through the official booking partner Reserve Out.
Etisalat Beach Canteen, behind Sunset Mall on Jumeirah Beach brings together some of the best homegrown and international food concepts at this family friendly event. Visitors can look forward to incredible food trucks, pop-up shops, talks, events, cooking demonstrations and live music.
Dubai Hidden Gems highlights the unsung heroes of Dubai’s ever-evolving food scene. A shortlist of 40 restaurants, cafes and food outlets has already been selected by Dubai Food Festival in collaboration with Zomato – and this year’s lip-smacking list includes truly global cuisine, from Emirati to Japanese, Uzbek to Ethiopian. Hidden Gems all offer authentic tasty food at affordable prices, every outlet on the list offers on average, a dining meal for two at no more than AED 165, with some feeding two people for as little as AED 30.
Home Edition brings the city’s supermarkets and hypermarkets into the excitement of Dubai Food Festival. For the first time this year, shoppers spending AED 250 or more at Lulu Hypermarket, Spinneys, Waitrose, Carrefour and Union Co-op will be placed into a weekly raffle to win vouchers valued at AED 50,000 per week during Dubai Food Festival.
Another brand-new initiative to Dubai Food Festival 2020, is Tasty Tunes. Top dining destinations across the city will be turning up the volume as the sound of music fills the air thanks to Dubai Food Festival’s Tasty Tunes. Check out a host of new spots showcasing sensational singing acts alongside their signature dishes to make it an even more vibrant experience.
More rewarding experiences can be found in this year’s Dine & Win promotion in collaboration with the Dubai Shopping Malls Group and features 19 participating malls and various other F&B outlets across the city.
Finally, Limited Edition Coffee Series is back for Dubai Food Festival 2020! For the second year in a row, both Dubai homegrown brands as well as international coffee brands will be offering a limited edition coffee, only available during the festival period.
Fireworks will also mark each weekend of the event!
For more information visit www.visitdubai.com/en/dff