DUBAI FOOD FESTIVAL 2015

By: Editor In Chief
    
Wed 18 February,2015

Dubai Food Festival 2015 Foodscape
Dubai food festival




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Dubai Food Festival is a citywide culinary celebration that showcases the Emirate’s emergence as a gastronomy destination through a 23-day programme of food-related consumer and trade events, activities, promotions and appearances by food celebrities. 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 flavours of the 200 nationalities that live in Dubai.

The four key themes of this year’s Festival are as follows:

  • Emirati Cuisine, focusing on authentic, local cuisine and cultural experiences that showcase both traditional as well as up-and-coming Emirati concepts and chefs
  • Home-grown, celebrating the emerging scene of independent restaurants and concepts influenced by the diversity of the 200 nationalities in Dubai
  • Multicultural Dining & Street Food, showcasing the range of everyday, street-side restaurant and café experiences in Dubai, offering great value and authentic flavours, and catering to communities across the city
  • International Chefs and Restaurants, highlighting the influx of restaurants conceived or owned by world leading and Michelin-starred chefs who are increasingly choosing Dubai.

 

Dubai Food Festival is organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), and is part of a broader strategy to develop a year-round programme of citywide festivals that acts as a major contributor to the growth of the tourism and retail sectors.

Dubai Food Festival Online

Website: www.dubaifoodfestival.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DxbFoodFest 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dxbfoodfest

Instagram: http://instagram.com/dxbfoodfest

DFF hashtag: #DubaiFoodFest

For more information regarding DFF 2015, please contact DFFmedia@daboandco.com

Dubai Food Festival 2015 Spokespeople

  • E. Laila Mohammed Suhail – Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment (DFRE)
  • Debra Greenwood – Director of Dubai Food Festival
  • International chefs
  • Food truck owners
  • Owners of home-grown restaurants in Dubai
  • Dubai Food Festival 2015 individual event organisers

 

Dubai Food Festival – Quick-look Events Guide

  • Beach Canteen, 6 – 28 February, Kite Beach, Jumeirah, Weekdays: 12pm – 9pm; Weekends: 10am – 9pm
  • Ripe Food & Craft Market – Deli Section Launch, 6 February, Zabeel Park, 9am – 5pm
  • Food & Film – Chef, 8 February, Jumeirah Lakes Towers Park, 7pm – 11pm
  • Food Truck Convoy, Weekdays in February, Sundays: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Mondays: Dubai International Academic City, Tuesdays: JLT Park, Wednesdays: Dubai Media City, Thursdays: Dubai Studio City, 11:30am – 4pm
  • Gulfood, 8 – 12 February, Dubai World Trade Centre, 8 – 11 February: 11am – 7pm; 12 February: 11am – 5pm
  • Mystery Dining Tours – Old to New Dubai Food Tour, 9 February, Meeting point: Zabeel Park, Gate 1, 5:50pm
  • Dine on the Creek with Chef Yousef Khumayes, 10 February, Rustar Restaurant Dhow, Dubai Creek, 8pm – 10pm (two hour cruise)
  • Food & Film – The Hundred-Foot Journey, 11 February, Beach Canteen, Kite Beach, 7pm – 11pm
  • Dubai Food Carnival, 12 – 14 February, Dubai International Marine Club, 12 February: 3pm – 10pm; 13 – 14 February: 12pm – 10pm
  • Taste of Peru, 12 – 14 February, Madinat Jumeirah Amphitheatre, 6pm – 12am
  • Street Food Photography Exhibition, Dates throughout the Dubai Food Festival, Dubai International Airport (DXB)
  • Food & Film – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, 13 February, Beach Canteen, Kite Beach, 6pm – 9pm
  • Mystery Dining Tours – High Flying Dinner Tour, 14 February, Personal limousine pick up at suitable time
  • Food & Film – No Reservations, 15 February, Jumeirah Lakes Towers Park, 7pm – 11pm
  • Global Restaurant Investment Forum, 16 –18 February, Conrad Hotel, 16 February: 10am – 9.30pm; 17 February: 9.30am – 9.30pm; 18 February: 9am – 3.15pm
  • Mystery Dining Tours – From One Chef to Another, 17 February, Meeting point: Entrance of The Boulevard, Emirates Towers, 6:20pm
  • Mystery Dining Tours – Celebrity Hot Spots, 18 February, Meeting point: Lobby of The Palace Hotel Downtown Dubai, 5:50pm
  • Food & Film – The Trip, 18 February, Beach Canteen, Kite Beach, 7pm – 11pm
  • Dine on the Creek with Sanjeev Kapoor, 18 February, Al Mansour Restaurant Dhow, Dubai Creek, 8pm – 10pm (two hour cruise)
  • Middle East Food & Travel Blogger Conference, 20 February, A4 Space and Gulf Photo Plus Studio, Al Serkal Avenue, 9am – 6pm , and evening photography session
  • Fatafeat Kitchen, 20 – 21 February, Lafayette Gourmet, Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, 1pm – 10.10pm
  • Street Nights, 20 – 21 February, Street 4B, Al Quoz, 5pm – 12am
  • Masala! Food Fair, 20 – 21 February, Zabeel Park, 12pm – 9pm
  • Food & Film – Ratatouille, 20 February, Beach Canteen, Kite Beach, 6pm – 9pm
  • Food & Film – Daawat-e-Ishq (Festival of Love), 20 February, Masala! Food Fair, Zabeel Park, 7pm – 11pm
  • Food & Film – Julie & Julia, 21 February, Beach Canteen, Kite Beach, 7pm – 11pm
  • What’s On Black Hat Guide Launch, 22 February, Cargo, Pier 7, Dubai Marina Mall (Private event)
  • Dine on the Creek with Chef Manal Al-Alem, 23 February, Al Mansour Restaurant Dhow, Dubai Creek, 8pm – 10pm (two hour cruise)
  • Mystery Dining Tours – Dubai Skyline Tour, 23 February, Meeting point: Zabeel Park, Gate 1, 5:50pm
  • Food & Film – Chocolat, 23 February, Jumeirah Lakes Towers Park, 7pm – 11pm
  • Food & Film – The Trip to Italy, 25 February, Beach Canteen, Kite Beach, 7pm – 11pm
  • Made In Dubai, 27 – 28 February, Zabeel Park, 10am – 9pm
  • Food & Film – The President’s Chef, 28 February, Made In Dubai, Zabeel Park, 7pm – 11pm



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