Taste of Abu Dhabi Returns With a Star-studded Line-up

28 September 2016 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Taste of Abu Dhabi is set to sizzle once again with an amazing line up of international celebrity chefs as the eagerly-anticipated event returns to the capital from 10-12 November 2016.

Some of the region’s favourite celebrity chefs be headlining the festival for the first time, including Mohammad Orfali, Deema Hajhawi and Tarek Ibrahim who will be cooking up a storm on the Chefs Theatre and Cooking Challenge, alongside one of India’s most famous chefs Sanjeev Kapoor, top British Chef, restauranteur Ed Baines and Taste of Abu Dhabi’s firm favourites Jenny Morris and Josh Stanzl.

The culinary line-up already boasts some of Abu Dhabi’s latest, greatest and most delicious restaurants including: Teatro, Sho Cho, Flooka, Bu Trinity!, Tamba, Punjab Grill, Catch, Original Fusion, Loca, Velocity, Melius, JW Steakhouse, Al Fanar, Bakers Kitchen and The Sportsman’s Arms.

This year’s festival will feature many exciting new additions and dedicated activities for visitors to enjoy. Etihad Airways will be hosting an exclusive Chefs Theatre, which will see many additional international and Michelin starred chefs take centre stage to cook mouth-watering dishes from around the world. For those looking to roll their sleeves up and get cooking, there is an all new Cooking Challenge which will test the visitors’ culinary skills judged by our headline chefs!

“Abu Dhabi’s culinary scene is thriving and the Capital is becoming known as a leading gastronomic destination that attracts some of the best chefs in the world,” said Chris Fountain, Managing Director of event organisers Turret Media. “With more than 14,000 visitors enjoying the food, family fun and famous faces in 2015, we are confident that this year’s event will provide an even more memorable experience for all of our guests.”

An all-new Kids Zone promises an unforgettable day out for families to enjoy, with plenty to keep the kids entertained with activities such as Family Treasure hunt, presented by Mother, Baby and Child Magazine, which will have the little ones entertained for hours as they search the festival for hidden clues.

Thursday night is set to be a sell out as Swedish pop sensation BJORN AGAIN headline the festival with their amazing show which will have guests dancing all night to all the favourite classic Abba songs.

Ensuring the event is even more of a success, leading sponsors have been confirmed including Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi World, ICCA, Evian and Badoit, BBC Good Food, Mother, Baby& Child magazine, Dining and Nightlife Abu Dhabi magazine, Delicio and the Tea Club.

Taste of Abu Dhabi takes place at Zayed Sports City from Thursday 10 to Saturday 12 November 2016. The festival will run from 4 – 11pm on Thursday, 12pm – 11pm on Friday and 12pm – 10pm on Saturday.

Tickets are available now from www.tasteabudhabi.com Advance tickets start from AED65

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