Dubai will celebrate its status as the region’s gastronomic hub with the return of the Dubai Food Festival (DFF) from February 25 to March 13, 2021 – back for its eighth edition.
The annual culinary extravaganza will take place over 17 days, including three weekends of food and dining experiences held throughout the city.
This year’s edition will focus on four highlights of Dubai’s foodie scene: rich culinary diversity, authentic and homegrown cuisine, unique restaurant experiences, and exceptional value for money.
From street food sizzlers and family friendly fare to fine dining decadence, DFF has a cuisine for every palate and budget, making it one of the highlights of the year for visitors and residents alike.
Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), DFF will offer a range of mouth-watering experiences, including Dubai Restaurant Week, which will feature exclusive menus at more than 30 restaurants. Meanwhile, Foodie Experiences will offer innovative dining concepts including Chef’s Tables, Masterclasses, and chef collaborations.
Other main highlights include Etisalat Beach Canteen, which will focus on Dubai’s evolving international and local food scene, and homegrown brands that have been established locally.
Dubai Food Festival is a citywide culinary celebration that showcases the emirate’s emergence as the gastronomy capital of the region through a packed 17-day programme of food-related events, activities, promotions and appearances by food celebrities.