Food lovers can look forward to ‘Treat’ – the BurJuman World Food Fest 2012!
Date: Tuesday, 11th – Saturday, 22nd September 2012
Duration: 12 days
Timings: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Audience: Family, General Public
Category: Entertainment, Festival
Venue: BurJuman Mall
Telephone: +971 4 352 0222
‘Treat’ – the BurJuman World Food Fest 2012 is serving up an exciting line-up of cooking demonstrations, cooking master classes and competitions led by chefs from some of Dubai’s renowned hotels such as Dusit Thani Dubai, Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, Radisson Blue Hotel Dubai Deira Creek, The Ritz-Carlton DIFC; Meliá Dubai, and Dubai Marriott Hotels. From September 11-16, each day will see chefs from one hotel take to the stove in the daily sessions, with the audience given a chance to learn how to replicate their signature dishes, pick up professional secrets and sample some of the delicious creations at the chef’s demonstrations.
Ingredient aroma competitions, taking place from September 11-17, will offer foodies a chance to sniff out some great prizes by testing their knowledge of exotic ingredients. Visitors will additionally be able to browse through and buy a wide range of exciting food and beverage products from display stalls set up across the mall.
‘Treat’ – the BurJuman World Food Fest 2012 will also host workshops on the art of table setting and dining etiquette led by Finishing Touch – Dubai’s premiere etiquette and protocol academy. Visitors can pick up handy skills such as napkin folding, creative plating, and international dining etiquette.
On September 17, the International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai will provide world-class culinary training to visitors. Featured amongst the Top 10 culinary institutes in the World, ICCA Dubai will showcase educational workshops at ‘Treat’, for those seeking to pursue cookery as a hobby or life skill.
The food fest will conclude with another highlight on the city’s culinary calendar – the coming together of more than 350 chefs in a live competition conducted by BurJuman in association with The Emirates Culinary Guild to battle it out from September 18-22 for the title of BurJuman Junior Chef of the Year.