The Dubai Food Festival (DFF) is a gastronomic two week-long celebration – a chance for visitors to explore Dubai through indulgence in food, from street fare to fine dining experiences. For 14 days, the city turns into a food haven and a hot spot among culinary explorers from around the world.
DFF will be dishing out activities that put a spotlight on the dining scene, from bespoke gourmet meals to intimate cooking showcases featuring world-famous chefs. It will also be offering up regular favorites like set price meals at Dubai Restaurant Week and immersive Foodie Experiences.
The festival is spread across various venues around Dubai, from iconic malls and high-end restaurants to backstreet markets. Popular places like the JBR The Walk, City Walk, and Jumeirah Beach remain as main venues of the fest. Several of Dubai’s hidden culinary gems come to life during the fest.
Patrons will discover homegrown concepts, neighbourhood spots and value-for-money Hidden Gems, as they embark on delicious journeys through the diverse cuisines this city of over 200 nationalities has to highlight. At DFF, one can experience events such as the Swyp Beach Canteen, Hidden Gems, Dubai Restaurant Week, Foodie Experiences, Taste of Dubai, and Limited Coffee Edition.
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Launched in the year 2014, The Dubai Food Festival is arguably the most significant Middle Eastern food celebration. This hedonistic indulgence has been growing in quantity, crowd and quality ever since. The Dubai Food Festival aims at projecting the emergence of the Emirate’s as a gastronomic destination – highlighting Dubai’s unique food scene and world-class dining experiences.
Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), The Dubai Food Festival is a strategic part of the city’s year-round programme of festivals held to promote tourism and development in the retail sector of Dubai.