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  • Culinary Demo & Luncheon with Bart De Pooter
    13 February 2014

    Watch how likeable and principled Belgium international Masterchef Bart De Pooter creates imaginative, yet simple dishes. Information accurate as at 31 Jan 2014, subject to ...




  • Latino BBQ
    13 February 2014

    This event celebrates glorious Latin American heritage through its cuisine. Explore Latin America culture by immersing yourself in an exclusive BBQ party-by-the-pool night, accompanied by ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Fabio Pisani
    15 February 2014

    International Masterchef Fabio Pisani will host Promotions at Bocca at Hilton Abu Dhabi from 15 to 18 February. Guests dining at two Michelin-starred Chef Fabio ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Christophe Roure
    15 - 18 February 2014

    International Masterchef Christophe Roure will host Promotions at Finz Restaurant at Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi from 15 to 18 February. In this golden opportunity, Christophe ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Bart De Pooter
    15 - 18 February 2014

    International Masterchef Bart De Pooter will host Promotions at 55th & 5th The Grill at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi from 15 ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Gary Rhodes
    15 - 18 February 2014

    International Masterchef Gary Rhodes will host promotions at Rhodes 44, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi from 15 to 18 February. Gary Rhodes's legendary dedication to ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Theo Randall
    15 - 18 February 2014

    International Masterchef Theo Randall is hosting promotions at Boccaccio, InterContinental Abu Dhabi from 15 to 18 February. Theo Randall has won numerous awards including ‘Italian ...




  • Star Struck Cook & Lunch with George Calombaris
    15 February 2014

    With limited seating for 24 guests, this is a rare opportunity to get up-close and personal with one of Australia’s most noted culinary talents. George ...




  • Gastronomic Dinner with Gary Rhodes
    15 February 2014

    Join one of the biggest names in the culinary world – Gary Rhodes for this one-night-only dinner. Guests will sip and savour the finest vintages ...




  • Star Struck Cook & Lunch with Khulood Atiq
    16 February 2014

    Meet the UAE’s only female celebrity chef who is flying high as the brand ambassador for Emirati cuisine. Enjoy the warmth of Emirati hospitality in ...




  • Celebrity Dinner with George Calombaris
    16 February 2014

    Enticed by the glorious food cooked by George Calombaris on TV performances for 'Ready, Steady Cook' and as a judge for the reality cooking series, ...




  • Culinary Demo & Luncheon with Fabio Pisani
    17 February 2014

    See the master of plate presentation at work as Fabio Pisani demonstrates how to make culinary creations inviting in this single session. Discover why this ...




  • Château Dinner featuring Domaines Paul Jaboulet Aîné & International Masterchef Christophe Roure
    17 February 2014

    Featuring some of the finest vintages from one of the most respected French Châteaux, this dinner will take you on a gastronomic journey par excellence. ...




  • Culinary Demo & Luncheon with Christophe Roure
    18 February 2014

    Join this two Michelin-starred chef as he brings to life his creative and modern French cooking. Learn the secrets from one of the French capital's ...




  • Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España & II Luogo Di Aimo e Nadia by International Masterchef Fabio Pisani
    18 February 2014

    Get up-close and personal with two Michelin-starred Masterchef Fabio Pisani in an exclusive dinner where he showcases an array of Italian cuisine paired with the ...




  • Awards Gala Dinner
    19 February 2014

    This much-anticipated dinner hosts the fiercely contested Abu Dhabi Gourmet Stars Awards presentation - the Oscars of the local f&b industry - where local talent ...




  • Culinary Demonstration, Bread Baking Workshop & Breakfast
    07 January 2014

    Bake with renowned master bread baker Chef Rainer Scharold who will share his traditional country bread-making techniques in this unique master class. Techniques that have ...




  • Gala Opening
    04 February 2014

    This glamorous celebration will send the sixth Gourmet Abu Dhabi off in style. Join award-winning masterchefs, distinguished vintage producers and special guests at this red ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Marco Sacco
    05 - 08 February 2014

    International Masterchef Marco Sacco will host Promotions at 18° at Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi from 5 to 8 February. A characteristic openness to innovation ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Edward Kwon
    05 - 08 February 2014

    International Masterchef Edward Kwon will host Promotions at Teatro at Park Rotana Abu Dhabi from 5 to 8 February. Born Kwon Young-min, the 41-year-old has ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Henrik Yde Andersen
    05 - 08 February 2014

    International Masterchef Henrik Yde Andersen will host Promotions at Pachaylen at Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara from 5 to 8 February. Copenhagen is ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Christopher Kostow
    05 - 08 February 2014

    International Masterchef Christopher Kostow will host Promotions at The Forge at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal from 5 to 8 February. Christopher Kostow is ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Russell Blaikie
    05 - 08 February 2014

    International Masterchef Russell Blaikie will host Promotions at Blue Grill at Yas Island Rotana Abu Dhabi from 5 to 8 February. Russell Blaikie opened Must ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Michael Caines, MBE
    05 - 08 February 2014

    International Masterchef Michael Caines will host Promotions at Brasserie Angélique, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi from 5 to 8 February. Having held two Michelin-stars ...




  • Afternoon Tea Promotion- Fabrice David
    05 - 08 February 2014

    Master Pâtissier Fabrice David will host Chocolate & Pastry Promotions at The St Regis Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi from 5 to 8 February, 2-6pm. Afternoon Tea, ...




  • Gourmet Golf Experience Day 1
    05 February 2014

    Registration starts at 11am, Tee-off at 12noon Join us in this exclusive tournament where golf meets fine cuisine and quality vintages. Savour a feast overlooking ...




  • Bread, Cheese & Châteaux Promotions
    05 - 08 February 2014

    During this four day Gourmet Abu Dhabi promotion, guests are invited to savour freshly baked Artisan bread together with an assortment of exclusive farmers’ cheese ...




  • Gourmet Golf Experience Day 2
    06 February 2014

    Registration starts at 11am, Tee-off at 12pm. Join us in this exclusive tournament where golf meets fine cuisine and quality vintages. Savour a feast overlooking ...




  • Culinary Creation Stage - Day 1
    07 February 2014

    International masterchefs gather and showcase their culinary creations with non-stop activities lined up over two days. Be inspired by the plethora of recipes created, from ...




  • Chateau Dinner featuring Colgin Cellars & International Masterchef Christopher Kostow
    07 February 2014

    What results from pairing the innovative cuisine of international Masterchef Christopher Kostow with the vintages of Colgin Cellars? An outstanding gastronomic experience when the head ...




  • Culinary Creation Stage - Day 2
    08 February 2014

    International masterchefs gather and showcase their culinary creations with non-stop activities lined up over two days. Be inspired by the plethora of recipes created, from ...




  • Culinary Demonstration, Bread Baking Workshop & Breakfast
    08 February 2014

    Master bread baker Chef Rainer Scharold will present traditional country bread-making techniques that have been passed down through generations. Go beyond the recipes and raise ...




  • S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna Italian Opera Dinner featuring International Masterchef Massimo Bottura
    08 February 2014

    S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna pays homage to Maestro Luciano Pavarotti with a Limited Edition bottle dedicated to him and to the magnificence of Italian Opera. ...




  • Château Dinner with Miguel Torres S.A. & International Masterchef Ho Chee Boon
    09 February 2014

    This is where East meets West, when a myriad of modern Chinese dishes are creatively crafted by the culinary Masterchef Ho Chee Boon and accompanied ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Ho Chee Boon
    10 - 13 February 2014

    International Masterchef Ho Chee Boon will be hosting Promotions at Hakkasan Abu Dhabi from 10 to 13 February 2014. Malaysian chef has sizzled the culinary ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Christophe Muller
    10 - 13 February 2014

    International Masterchef Christophe Muller will host Promotions at La Mer Seafood at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche from 10 to 13 February. One of the world’s ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Srinath Sambandan
    10 - 13 February 2014

    International Masterchef Srinath Sambandan will host Promotions at Ushna, Souk Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi from 10 to 13 February. Srinath Sambandan’s signature menu at ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Cyril Lignac
    10 - 13 February 2014

    International Masterchef Cyril Lignac will host Promotions at Nautilus at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi from 10 to 13 February. Cyril Lignac’s generous, friendly and down ...




  • Restaurant Promotion- Christopher Coutanceau
    10 - 13 February 2014

    International Masterchef Christopher Coutanceau will host Promotions at Bord Eau, Shangri-la, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi from 10 to 13 February. Head chef and owner ...




  • Culinary Demo & Luncheon with Cyril Lignac
    10 February 2014

    Guests will get to experience gastronomic pleasures when international masterchefs take over the kitchen during this epicurean culinary demostration. This TV personality and Michelin-starred chef ...




  • Champagne Pol Roger & Sarrade Foie Gras Dinner by Bruno Ménard & Damien Le Bihan
    10 February 2014

    Foie gras lovers will be thrilled to learn that this rich, buttery, and delicate ingredient will be executed beautifully in the skilful hands of Bruno ...




  • Culinary Demo & Luncheon with Christopher Coutanceau
    11 February 2014

    Get ready to discover masterchef secrets in a cooking demonstration with two to three dishes. An unparalleled opportunity to learn and taste the intricacies of ...




  • Château Dinner featuring Château de Puligny-Montrachet & Domaine de Montille with International Masterchef Christophe Muller
    11 February 2014

    Get up-close and personal with award-winning Chef Christophe Muller at an exclusive dinner and explore the characteristics of the diverse appellations from Château de Puligny-Montrachet ...




  • Culinary Demo & Luncheon with Christophe Muller
    12 February 2014

    Let the Executive Chef of Paul Bocuse induct you in the ways of stellar culinary traditions. See how this up-and-coming, innovative professional does it! ...




  • Famille Perrin & Plantin Truffles Dinner by Bruno Ménard & Damien Le Bihan
    12 February 2014

    Truffles are highly-prized ingredients and have garnered high market prices. Bruno Ménard of &Made & La Cantine and Damien Le Bihan of L'Entrecôte, Sabio Tapas ...





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  • Your chance to WIN a chef’s jacket or apron signed by our star-studded masterchef cast!

    Enjoying the festival? Here’s your chance to WIN a culinary work of art - a chef’s jacket or apron signed by our star-studded masterchef cast! ...




  • Hats off to our red carpet style opening at Falcon Lawn, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr!

    Our red carpet opening at the beachfront, five-star Fairmont Bab Al Bahr was attended by the Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA ...




  • Join us for red carpet Opening Gala on the beachfront Falcon Lawn at the five-star Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi!

    Taking place on February 4th, this year’s opening night will feature nine international masterchefs who are among the festival’s star-studded line up - USA’s Christopher ...




  • Michael Caines, MBE, for a starring role at landmark Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

    Named by the influential Sunday Times as the UK’s No 1 chef, Michael Caines is heading to the UAE capital for a restaurant promotion at ...




  • Three-Michelin-starred Chef Massimo Bottura to hit high notes at Emirates Palace Italian Opera Dinner

    Held at Emirates Palace’s award-winning Mezzaluna Italian restaurant February 8, and presented by the Festival’s partners Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino, the dinner will pay homage ...




  • George Calombaris to star at Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara and Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche

    The amiable Masterchef Australia judge will present a ‘Star Struck Cook & Lunch’ at the Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara on Saturday, February ...




  • Classical French cuisine genius Christophe Muller to head promotion at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche

    Paul Bocuse protégé will head a promotion at La Mer seafood restaurant, at the five-star Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, from February 10-13. Masterchef Christophe Muller, ...




  • Voting for Stars Awards finalists begins!

    We now have 40 finalists for our 10 hotly-contested Gourmet Abu Dhabi Stars awards – and you can vote for the winners up until December ...




  • Michelin starred Chinese fine dining guru signs up for Gourmet Abu Dhabi

    The International Executive Chef of the highly acclaimed Hakkasan luxury dining chain, Chef Ho Chee Boon, has become the latest global masterchef to sign up ...




  • Heir apparent to Milan’s famed ‘Il Luogo’ to be hosted at Hilton Abu Dhabi’s BOCCA restaurant

    The 35-year-old Fabio Pisani, who has become an heir apparent to the mission of Milan’s famed ‘Il Luogo’ art-cum-fine-dining restaurant has signed up for a ...




  • The man behind the world’s only Michelin-starred Thai restaurant is bringing his molecular cuisine to the UAE capital

    The Masterchef Denmark judging star Henrik Yde-Andersen will head a restaurant promotion at the Pachaylen Thai restaurant, Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara, from ...




  • Abu Dhabi to get ‘Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor’ restaurant

    Indian celebrity masterchef, entrepreneur and social media phenomenon Sanjeev Kapoor is bringing his super fine dining restaurant concept to the UAE capital. The ‘Food Food’ ...




  • Three-star Michelin Chef Christopher Kostow to make Arabian debut at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

    The three-star Michelin Chef who scooped the James Beard Foundation Award – the US national honours which recognise culinary arts leaders – for ‘Best Chef: ...




  • Vote now for the emirate's 'Hospitality Oscars'!

    Voting for next year's Stars Awards has begun, with 12 hotly-contested accolades up for grabs. These 'Oscars' of the local hospitality industry will be decided ...




  • We've been named among the world's top six gourmet events by the Sydney Morning Herald!

    We’ve been billed as one of the world’s best ‘Big Six’ gourmet events by Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald – the New South Wales metro newspaper ...




  • Italian culinary maestro Marco Sacco to take hot spot in Abu Dhabi’s leaning tower hotel

    Marco Sacco, the Italian masterchef internationally-renowned for balancing Italian cuisine traditions with modern innovations, has signed up for 2014. The culinary maestro, which restaurant-ranking.com says ...




  • South Korean celebrity chef to bring ‘Gangnam Style’ to Abu Dhabi

    Celebrity chef Edward Kwon, the Asian republic's leading culinary personality, has signed up for 2014. Chef Kwon - who's 'on a mission' to globalise Korean ...




  • Abu Dhabi's first Gary Rhodes restaurant opens

    Abu Dhabi's gourmet credentials have gone up a notch with the opening of the Rhodes 44 bridges Western and Arabian cuisines at The St. Regis ...




  • Chef Khulood Atiq 'serves up' hotel education programme

    The UAE's first female celebrity chef is heading an education initiative to encourage the emirate's hotels to embrace traditional cuisine in their F & B ...




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