Dubai food enthusiasts have something very exciting to look forward to this weekend. Dubai’s first ever BBC Good Food Show is scheduled to be held from this Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th December at the Dubai World Trade Center, and this weekend-long 3 day event promises to become an annual foodie event we will be marking in our calendars for years to come!
I had the pleasure of being invited to an exclusive press lunch at 3 in 1 restaurant in Vida Downtown Dubai last week, and got a sneak peak into the food-filled lineup featuring six well-known celebrity chefs.
The 6 celebrity chefs gracing the BBC Good Food Show this weekend are:
Paul Hollywood: Celebrity Baking star and best-selling author of ‘100 Great Breads’ and ‘How to Bake’
James Martin: Presenter of BBC One’s hugely successful ‘Saturday Kitchen’
Andy Bates: Contributing chef for Food Network UK and has already had two successful series broadcast on the channel
Silvena Rowe: Leading celebrity chef, owner of five Dubai restaurants opened in less than a year
Ed Baines: Chef and co-owner of Randall & Aubin, one of London’s premier restaurants
Atul Kochhar: Critically acclaimed chef and the first Indian chef to receive a Michelin star
Date & Venue:
Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 December 2015 (11 am to 9 pm); Dubai World Trade Centre.
o Super A- Front Block: AED150, Adult
o Super B- Rear Block: AED125, Adult
Once you book a super-theatre seat you get a day pass access to all other chef sessions on the day
VIP Gold package includes: VIP Seating in first rows of Supertheatre, access to VIP Lounge, glass of bubbly or pot of tea/soft drink and valet parking. AED350, Adult.
Super-theatre: The highlight of the show, where you can watch the best celebrity chefs cooking dishes live. Advanced booking required.
Interview Stage: Discover the secrets of your favourite chef’s success. Advanced booking not required.
Book Signings: Get your book signed by the authors. Advanced booking not required but sessions are open on a first come, first served basis.
Tea Salon: A selection of English and Arabic teas and desserts, supplied by Gossip Café.
Retail Area: A delicious selection of festive gifts and food related treats
Cake Design Competition: Shortlisted entries will be displayed for public voting with judging by superstar chef Andy Bates
For more information on the BBC Good Food Show, have a browse through their official website and follow them on Facebook.
See you there!