Save your appetites as Dubai’s annual culinary celebration, Dubai Food Festival (DFF), returns with a delicious array of food offerings across the city from 21 February to 9 March 2019. The festival’s sixth edition, set to be its biggest yet, will see Dubai come together to give residents and visitors the opportunity to experience its diverse and vibrant dining options.
For 17 days, food enthusiasts will discover Dubai through its food by indulging in an impressive three-course meal, enjoying coveted seats to an exclusive epicurean journey, seeking out authentic ethnic dishes hidden in the city’s bustling streets, and trying out the newest food concepts to hit the block.
Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) said: “Dubai Food Festival has become a definitive part of Dubai’s culinary calendar and annual retail calendar, building the city’s reputation as a gastronomy destination within the region and across the world. Over the past five years, we have strengthened local partnerships and widened our reach, and this year we are all set to take the DFF experience to a whole new level with added layers to celebrate every facet of food. We look forward to welcoming people of all nationalities, cultures and tastes to take part in this city-wide celebration.”
Bringing back festival favourites such as swyp Beach Canteen, Hidden Gems and Dubai Restaurant Week (brought to you by Emirates NBD and Visa) and introducing new elements including Foodie Experiences, Limited Coffee Edition, DFF retail offers and mall events, here’s a look at what’s in store.