Abu Dhabi food festival has this week seen the conclusion of World of Food Abu Dhabi with more than 30,000 visitors having visited the event at um Al Emarat Park in the capital. Both residents and visitors alike came to enjoy not only tasteful cuisines from some of the best chefs around the globe, but also some of the best food-related experiences, confirming Abu Dhabi’s position as an international hub of culinary inspiration.
15 World Kitchens participated in the event with countries including Germany, Mauritius, Malaysia, India and this year’s Abu Dhabi Food Festival Guest of Honour, Mexico. Award winning MasterChefs were on hand to rustle up signature taster dishes, cooked to perfection, for visitors to sample. Each day saw five to seven chefs give live public demonstrations of their cooking on the main stage with visitors able to leave with their own inspiration for recipes to try at home. Some of the most notable chefs in attendance were: World President Chef Thomas Gugler, celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Emirati chef Sultan Al Otaiba as well as a presentation from the UAE Culinary National Team.