YOUR CHANCE IN A LIFETIME TO ‘DINE WITH THE STARS’ AT DFF 2016
- Tickets are selling fast for Dubai Food Festival’s once-in-a-lifetime gala dinners with Manal Al Alem, George Calombaris, Gary Mehigan, Manu Feildel, Matt Moran and Shannon Bennett -
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 23rd February 2016: Dubai Food Festival’s exclusive ‘Dine With The Stars’ events, hosted by Australia and the Middle East’s most loved celebrity chefs this weekend, which will take place at The Pavilion at the Armani Hotel, Dubai are selling fast and foodies are urged to buy tickets now. With the Masterclasses selling out earlier this week – this is the public’s last chance to get up close and personal with some of the celebrities coming to this year’s festival.
‘Dine With The Stars’ will be launched in unforgettable style on 25 February, when the “Queen of the Arabian Kitchen”, Chef Manal Al Alem, will serve up a Middle Eastern themed evening, delighting guests with a specially designed menu and stories about her passion for cooking.
The following evening, guests will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime evening with legendary Australian chefs - George Colambaris, Gary Mehigan, Manu Fieldel, Matt Moran and Shannon Bennett - crafting an exclusive five-course menu at the stunning The Pavilion at the Armani Hotel, Dubai on Friday 26 February. The star-studded evenings will be peppered with entertainment and personal anecdotes from the elite chefs around all things food.
To buy tickets to the ‘Dine With The Stars’ gala dinner events and find out more information on Dubai Food Festival’s schedule, visit www.dubaifoodfestival.com/booknow
Dubai Food Festival runs from 25 February – 12 March 2016 under the theme ‘Celebrate Taste’ and is organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM).
About Dubai Food Festival
Dubai Food Festival is a citywide culinary celebration that showcases the Emirate’s emergence as a gastronomy destination through a 17-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.
For more information visit www.dubaifoodfestival.com or find DFF on social media, using the hashtag #DubaiFoodFest:
· Instagram: http://instagram.com/dubaifoodfest
About Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Government of Dubai, was established in 1996 with the objective of positioning Dubai as a world-class tourism destination offering unique and enriching shopping experiences. DFRE is responsible for developing the festivals and retail sectors based on the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai to position Dubai as a year-round family tourism, leisure, shopping and events destination.
DFRE is a pioneer organizer of world class festivals and events, and annually organizes the internationally renowned Dubai Shopping Festival, the Dubai Summer Surprises, which is a festival aimed at promoting Dubai as a Family holiday destination during the summer, Dubai Comedy Festival, one of the biggest annual comedy events in Dubai that brings the world's local comedians in the city, Ramadan in Dubai, a campaign that includes unique cultural events during this important month in the Islamic calendar, showcases Emirati hospitality and traditions, and the Islamic values of giving and sharing, Eid in Dubai, which aims to promote Dubai as a destination for celebrations covering the Eid al Fitr and Eid Al Adha, Dubai Motor Festival, which promotes Dubai as the motoring capital of the region, Dubai Food Festival that focusses on the great gastronomy experience that Dubai offers, and Modhesh World, an in-door edutainment and entertainment park for the entire family that becomes operational every year during the summer months.
About Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing
With the ultimate vision of positioning Dubai as the world’s leading tourism destination and commercial hub, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing’s (DTCM) mission is to increase the awareness of Dubai to global audiences and to attract tourists and inward investment into the Emirate.
DTCM is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai’s tourism sector; markets and promotes the Emirate’s commerce sector; and is responsible for the licencing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. Brands and departments within the DTCM portfolio include Dubai Convention and Events Bureau, Dubai Calendar, and Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (formerly known as Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment).