One of the major reasons why people love to visit Dubai is to indulge in food from all over the world, from different culinary experiences on to your plate. From dumplings to traditional Arabic sweets, we have it all here in Dubai. Who would not want to find all their favorite foods in one place?
This astronomical event that will blow your minds and taste buds away will happen for two and a half weeks during this year, giving you enough time to experience a myriad of flavors from all over the globe.
Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) organizes this event annually in the hope of bringing people together. Especially during these unprecedented times, it is important to know that we are all in this together.
The Festival promotes the diversity, creativity, and multicultural nature of Dubai’s culinary offering – from five-star gourmet dining to everyday restaurants and cafés for all budgets; international brands to a burgeoning scene of home-grown concepts influenced by traditional Emirati cuisine and the flavors of the 200 nationalities that live in Dubai.
The Dubai Food Festival (DFF) will be held across crowd friendly and favorite spots in Dubai such as Downtown, Dubai World Trade Centre, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Media City Amphitheater, and much more. Choose your closest destination and head out there this month!
Apart from the surplus of food of your choice across the city, this DFF also hosts events for you to attend. These include the Etisalat Beach Canteen, Restaurant Week, Foodie Experiences, Taste of Dubai, and Limited Coffee Edition.
Etisalat Beach Canteen: Located at the heart of Jumeirah Beach, is an open space filled with pop-up food stalls from all around the world, bringing a one-of-a-kind food experience for you. Along with live music and entertainment, this is the best opportunity to unwind and chill out with your favorite foods.
Restaurant Week: Arrays of three-course meals are arranged at award-winning and fine dining restaurants such as Hell’s Kitchen, The Maine Street Eatery, and many more.
Other experiences such as finding hidden gems in Dubai, taking a MasterChef class and go on themed food tours, grab exclusive tasting menus are all apart of this year’s Dubai Food Festival to give you the ultimate food experience!
A festival amidst a global pandemic isn’t the easiest of feats but considering Dubai’s COVID-19 response so far, you can expect Dubai Food Festival to be celebrated with utmost caution without impeding on the fun part. The Dubai Food Festival is one such festival that would carve its special place in your experiences! Come and join this massive celebration of food and goodness!