THE SPECIALITY FOOD FESTIVAL WEEK

CHEF’S THEATER

PROGRAM:

6 masterclass per day with the following themes :

  1. Seafood : how the different cuisines and culture use the seafood
  2. Organic product : add value and use of the organic products in the modern cuisine
  3. Gluten Free : new products and dishes
  4. Artisanal chesses : the best cheese from Italy and from the rest of Europe
    Cooking techniques : Modern dishes and old techniques
  5. Meet the Michelin starred chefs : focus on the cuisine of our Guest chefs
  6. The star of Dubai : focus on the cuisine of the best chefs in Dubai

THE ITALIAN PIZZA LAB

A space dedicated to the Authentic Italian Pizza where the best pizza chefs from Dubai and from Italy will “play” with one of the most popular dish in the world.

The Acrobatic Pizza World champions Pasqualino Barbasso.

Pasqualino is the pizza globe trotter, constantly traveling around the world with his amazing shows and his delicious pizzas

THE LAVAZZA BAR

The best place to try the authentic Italian of the Italian Espresso and Cappuccino.

PROGRAM

  • During the 3 days of the exhibition “Lavazza experts” coming directly from Italy will give master classes and coffee tasting experiences.
  • Michelin Starred chef ALFREDO RUSSO will be at the Lavazza Bar to teach how to pair food and coffee

GELATO LAB

A space equipped as a real Gelateria and Pasty laboratory where the best pastry chefs in Dubai and some of the best Gelato maker from Italy will perform their arts.

6 masterclass, demos and food tasting per day with the following themes:

  • Authentic Artisanal Italian Gelato
  • The chocolate
  • the new gelato savory flavors

THE CULINARY COMPETITIONS

  • YOUNG CHEF’S HOTEL CHALLENGE

The most spectacular competition dedicated to the hotels. Team of 3 cooks competing to prepare a 3 course menu with only 1 hour time and discovering the ingredient only at the last minute. The 2 team finalist will fly to Italy and try to win the last challenge and win a day treat in the best restaurant in the world!

  • BEST PIZZA IN UAE

Not the usual pizza championship but an exciting and spectacular contest with blind tests and an international jury to decide who the best “Pizza iolo” in UAE is.

  • BEST ESPRESSO IN UAE

The best barmen in Dubai will compete making 10 perfect espresso and Cappuccino in a limited time. An international Jury will decide who the best is.

  • GELATO CHEFS CUP

A contest to decide who make the best artisanal Gelato in Dubai

GUEST STAR

The French actor Gerard Depardeu , recognized gourmet and expert in wines has announced his presences at the Chef Theater with some of the Guest chefs invited by PROMAR TRADING 

 Some of the participating Dubai hotels and restaurants:

Four Season | Roberto’s |  Play | Ruya | Vivaldi | Certo | Bice Mare | Mercato

Casa Mia | Cavalli | Ronda Locatelli | Bice | Pierchic | Eataly | Marriott

Sheraton | Radisson blu | Rotana | Westin | Fairmont