Culinary line-up at Taste of Abu Dhabi revealed

Turret Media announces the participating restaurants and chefs

Alfresco food and entertainment festival, Taste of Abu Dhabi, debuts this weekend
Alfresco food and entertainment festival, Taste of Abu Dhabi, debuts this weekend

Taste of Abu Dhabi is set to make its debut at Yas Island’s du Arena this weekend, featuring an array of Abu Dhabi’s signature restaurants, cookery session with international chefs, screening of classic movies and recreational activities for children.

Turret Media has revealed the final line-up of restaurants, which includes Avasa, Rozanah, Angar, Blue Grill, Sho Cho, Flooka, Belgian Beer Café, Safina, Koi, Ushna, Café d’Alsace, Carluccio’s, Caramel Lounge, Noodle Box, Turqoiz, Villa Toscana, Nolu’s Café and Burlesque Restaurant & Lounge.

Culinary heavyweights attending Taste of Abu Dhabi include Food Network’s Reza Mahammad, Jenny Morris and Jonathan Phang, who will be joined by Jun Tanaka, Eric Lanlard, Steven Edwards, Josh Stanzl and Emirati baking expert Bader Al Awadhi.

Turret Media managing director of event organisers Chris Fountain, said: “Taste of Abu Dhabi offers the perfect day out for families, friends and food fanatics, serving up a mixture of culinary delights, famous faces, live entertainment and fun-filled activities.

"Thursday’s premiere night in particular is set to be an unmissable event with a one-off live performance from the world-renowned Four Seasons tribute band.”

The festival will run from 4–11pm on Thursday, 12–11pm on Friday and 12–10pm on Saturday, with tickets are priced from AED65 (US $18).

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