Dubai Food Festival 2022 : An Irresistible Gastronomy

Dubai Food Festival 2022

Food lovers, gear up your appetites because the Dubai Food Festival is back to satiate your delectable desires. An annual culinary festival, the DFF will be churning out mind-numbing food, from bespoke meals to one-on-one cooking classes by world-renowned chefs. The Dubai Food Festival 2022 will be a feast with numerous activities, including Foodies Experiences.


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There is a little something for everyone as you traverse through the Dubai Restaurant Week, the unexplored diners and the multi-sensory cuisines representing 200 nationalities of Dubai. It will also showcase the best homegrown cuisines and concepts generated by the local producers and the Michelin star restaurants. Get ready to devour the irresistible dishes with Dubai’s stunning locations in the background.

History of Dubai Food Festival

Let’s take a step back to learn about the history of the Dubai Food Festival.

  • The most important Middle East culinary celebration, the Dubai Food Festival, was launched in 2014 and has taken the world of foodies for a spin. This hedonistic extravaganza has been growing in quantity, quality, and crowd. 
  • The event is organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) and is strategically held annually. It leads to the development in the retail sector and is a boost to the tourism industry. 
  • The main aim of the Dubai Food Festival is to portray the Emirates as the ultimate gastronomic destination. Dubai has been leading the crown in the arena with its unique food activities and world-class cuisines. 

Enchanting Events in Dubai Food Festival 2022

Time for action! Look at all the fun activities and events you can be a part of at the Dubai Food Festival 2022. 

  • Dubai Restaurant Week


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The Dubai Restaurant Week takes the diners on an indulging journey through two and three-course dinners and lunches at some of the best restaurants in the city. This gastronomic week will run from 6 to 15 May, giving a taste of different delicacies across the globe. The 40 restaurants will serve lip-smacking food inspired by the crowd’s favourite cuisines. Moreover, the lunch starting from AED95 and dinner served from AED150 would not burn a hole in your pocket. 

  • Foodie Experiences


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The Foodie Experience makes a comeback for the fourth edition to unravel the insights into the culinary dynamism of Dubai. This vertical has curated a hands-on experience where you can enjoy Culinary Collaborations, expert masterclasses, themed experiential tours, and an exposé of relishing menus from the Chef’s Table. Ensure that you reserve your seats in advance for these immersive events as the seats are limited and the foodies bespeak their rights hastily. 

  • MasterChef Classes

Dubai Food Festival 2022 invites you to relish the diverse culinary delights of the top chefs in the world. You can get your hands dirty by participating in the cooking shows while the expert cooks take you through the multidimensional journey of the art of cooking. You can register yourself at Dubai’s most popular restaurants like Mondoux and 1004 Gourmet. An additional perk is that you will get an exclusive opportunity to try the ‘off-menu’ dishes prepared by the chefs themselves.

  • MENA Approved Best Restaurants


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Short for the Middle East and North Africa’s food guide, MENA is one of the most highly regarded gourmet cicerones. MENA’s 50 best restaurants list leaves the foodies anticipating what to try next. So, when at Dubai Food Festival, do savour the cuisines offered by top-rated eateries. From Coya Dubai to the sustainable fare at LOWE, Dubai’s food crown is ready to serve you the best of all the worlds. 

  • Celebrate with the City

Dubai Food Festival 2022 has a little to suit everyone’s palate. Different locations around the city will deck up for the occasion based on the gourmet theme. Places like Ripe Market, which curates an indulging experience for the families and street food parties at D3 are ideal for getting a taste of this extensive festival. 

  • Unravel the Hidden


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Dubai is a hub of hidden gems that stretch from the buzzing streets of Bur Dubai to the more sophisticated areas of Umm Suqeim and Jumeirah. The Dubai Food Festival urges you to explore these authentic food places to relish diversified treasures of food. The city bets on you finding the most superior quality of delicacies in the most unfathomable dining arenas. 

  • Live Feels

Most prominent celebrity chefs worldwide take over the event called ‘Taste of Dubai’ to showcase their expert skills. They demonstrate their cooking skills and display their culinary innovations. 

  • Dubai Delicacies


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The homegrown produce of Dubai will remain a focal point of the Dubai Food Festival 2022. The aim is to honour and celebrate the eateries that contributed immensely to the city’s culinary ambience. It opens the doors for visitors to savour the exquisitely crafted recipes of the OG restaurants. From destination dining to burger bars, this city has it all in store for you.

  • Coffee Culture

If your day cannot begin without coffee, then the Limited Coffee Edition is the place for you. Organisers of this event hunt down the finest coffee beans from all over the world to provide the best dose of caffeine for you. Head to this coffee arena to kickstart your day with the scintillating aromas of gourmet coffee. 

  • Cheese Bonanza

The Dubai Food Festival 2022 will not disappoint cheese lovers. The Cheese Festival presents the most delectable and gooey dishes that could make anyone drool for more.

  • Swyp Beach Canteen

Jumeirah Beach will be bursting at the seams with the flagship activity of the Dubai Food Festival, Swyp Beach Canteen. This event takes place behind the sunset beach and is the ideal time for you and your family/friends to lie back and relax. The place is buzzing with live music, informative workshops, food trucks, cooking demos, and other activities for kids and adults. 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the purpose of the food festival?

A food festival uses food or produce as a central theme to celebrate the uniting of different communities. It is also a reason to give thanks for the plentiful harvest season.

What are the dates for the Dubai Food Festival?

The Dubai Food Festival 2022 date is from 2 to 15 May 2022.

What is the Dubai Food Festival location?

Famous locations like City Walk, Jumeirah Beach, and JBR will serve as the locations for the Dubai Food Festival.

What is the Dubai Food Festival ticket price?

The entry to Dubai Food Festival is free. However, you will have to pay for relishing the food inside.

Sargunpreet Kaur
Sargunpreet Kaur Sargun has an appetite for challenges and creative hurdles that can help her grow as she conquers them one by one. With an innate desire to do better, she weaves through all the tasks in her own quirky way.
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