Three dining ideas to try during Dubai Food Festival
Three of Jumeirah Group’s newest dining destinations will offer spectacular dining experiences at this year’s Dubai Food Festival
The much-anticipated Dubai Food Festival returns this year from 2 to 15 May; three Jumeirah Group dining venues will take centre stage, offering guests a culinary feast.
From the authentic Lebanese cuisine of award-winning chef Ali Fouad to the French-inspired cuisine of chef Sebastian Torres, and the exquisite steakhouse experiences of chefs Eric Turgeon, Al Nafoorah, Bastion and The Hide, diners are welcome to embark on a culinary journey, Showcasing their best products.
Al Nafoorah, Jumeirah Al Qasr
Led by Chef Ali Fouad, Al Nafoorah’s array of traditional Lebanese dishes will instantly transport guests to the heart of Lebanon. Expect two-course lunch and dinner sets to start with a selection of hot and cold mezze including Chef Ali’s Tata’s Salad, Baba ghanoush, Hummus, Lamb makanek and Moajanat moshakala. Entrees call for a mix of BBQ, Samkeh hara, vegetarian filo pastry or Al Nafoorah shawarma. Finish with Ashta bil asal (fresh cream, pistachios and honey), Halawat al jeben (sweet cheese, pistachios and syrup) or Othmalliyeh (Kunafa vermicelli and fresh kashta cream).
Lunch from 1pm to 3:30pm for AED 125 per person (including two-course set menu) and dinner from 6:30pm to 11:30pm for AED 250 per person (including three-course set menu). Call +9714 432 3232. Visit Instagram.
Fort, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Bastion’s Executive Chef Sebastien Torres offers simple yet elegant “haute cuisine” in a bistro-style setting, curating a culinary journey filled with the finest meat and seafood. For starters, gourmets can indulge in chicken liver parfait, Lyon salad dressing Oeuf mollet, salmon tartare or beet tartare. Entrees include steak and chips, candied duck, pan-fried sea bream fillets or cauliflower steak. Last but not least, make room for delicious Glace yogurt with fruit berries, chocolate fudge with vanilla ice cream, or lemon meringue pie.
Lunch from 12:30pm to 3pm for AED 125 per person (including a two-course set menu), and dinner from 6:30pm to 10:30pm for AED 250 per person (including a three-course meal) combo). Call +9714 432 3232. Visit Instagram.
The Hide, Jumeirah Al Qasr
The Hide features a modern and sophisticated grill and bar experience with a three-course dinner menu crafted by Executive Chef Eric Turgeon. Starters include crab cakes with tartar sauce, carpaccio, kale and green apples with coconut gravy; while mains include Wagyu flat iron with green pepper sauce or Alaskan halibut with lemon butter sauce and vegan mushroom pasta with feta parmesan cream. Complement your meal with tempting delights such as strawberry cheesecake, chocolate hazelnut soy bars or apple crumble with cinnamon ice cream.
Dinner from 6pm to 10pm for AED 250 per person (including a three-course set menu). Call +9714 432 3232. Visit Instagram.
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