Tuesday, February 18, 2014

To all the food lovers out there, a grand mega feast is coming up to challenge your taste buds! Dubai Food Festival is kicking off on 21st February for the first time. It is a three week festival which will go on till 15th of March. 

The inaugural event will be the ‘Dubai Food Carnival’ which will take place for the first two days in Dubai Festival City. It will feature celebrity chefs like John Torode - UK MasterChef Extraordinaire, Sanjeev Kapoor - Top Indian Chef & Entrepreneur, Manal Al Alem - Queen of the Arabian Kitchen and many others. 

On 27th and 28th of February, the event will feature a feast of grilling ‘The Big Grill’ at the Emirates Golf Club with live music, entertainment and DJ sets. From 13-15 of March, ‘Taste of Dubai’ will be held in Dubai Media City, where we can meet our favorite chefs and taste their signature dishes. 

A lot of cookery competitions and entertainment will be there for all the young and budding chefs. Thousands of visitors are expected with plenty of restaurants joining the mega event. There are also entry fee concessions for students. This festival will be a blowout fiesta for all the foodies

By Madhumitha Raghavan 

The writer is a first year Media & Communication student.