Appetite for Fun: The Big Grill a feast for the senses
The Big Grill delights Dubai foodies and music lovers during the second weekend of the inaugural Dubai Food Festival
Dubai UAE, 1 March 2014: The Dubai Food Festival continued to delight Dubai’s food lovers this past weekend with the inaugural edition of the Big Grill. Held at the iconic Emirates Golf Club this past Friday 28 February, the Big Grill brought together the taste of all things barbequed with the big sounds of American pop dance legends, No Mercy; reggae fusion singer-songwriter, Diana King and British reggae & pop band, UB40.
Starting at 2pm and running late into the evening, the event drew thousands of music and foodie fans for a variety of grilled dishes as well as entertainment from world-class artists, local DJs and a children’s entertainment area.
The Dubai Food Festival continues until 15 March at events, promotions and activations throughout Dubai. For more information, visit www.dubaifoodfestival.com.
About Dubai Food Festival
Created for residents of Dubai and visitors to the Emirate, the Dubai Food Festival spans 23 days starting on 21 February and running until March 15 2014. Created to celebrate and enhance Dubai’s position as the gastronomy capital of the region, the city-wide festival includes a number of events, entertainment and attractions, including Taste of Dubai, Gulfood and the inaugural editions of the Dubai Food Carnival and The Big Grill. Dubai Food Festival will also feature a wide range of food-related activities, tastings, offers and events, showcasing the Emirate’s diverse food offering, from Michelin-starred chefs to Emirati dishes and street food, drawn from the cuisines of more than 200 nationalities who live in Dubai.
About Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE)
As the pioneer organizer of events and festivals, DFRE is responsible for positioning Dubai as a world-class shopping and tourism destination. Each year it works with its retail and leisure partners to organise the internationally renowned Dubai Shopping Festival and Dubai Summer Surprises, as well as oversee annual events such as Ramadan in Dubai, Eid in Dubai and Modhesh World, plus the new Dubai Food Festival. DFRE is an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing.