In celebration of this year’s Dubai Food Festival, Hilton Hotels’ have curated nine exclusive chef’s table experiences that you don’t want to miss.
Bay Club Terrace at DoubleTree by Hilton Business Bay – Malaysian District Dinner with Chef Rene Johari:
An urban take on Malaysian dishes, from causal street staples to the comfort food of the North to South district, can be expected at Bay Club Terrace this DFF. Raised by two professional chef parents, expect to be enamoured by Chef Rene’s diverse flavours and audacious cuisine. Dining features an outdoor terrace and open kitchen, providing diners with the opportunity to engage with the chef throughout the evening. Guests will also take home a homemade condiment specially prepared by Chef Rene himself. Friday 9 April to Wednesday 14 April, from 6pm to 10pm. AED 245 (soft beverages) and AED 395 (with grape pairing).
BiCE Ristorante at Hilton Dubai JBR – The Golden Collaboration with Guest Chef Paolo Gramaglia:
Of all the chef’s table experiences from Hilton this DFF, this is the one you don’t want to miss! Celebrity Chef Paolo Gramaglia teams up with Chef Davide Gardini to present an exclusive Michelin star four-hands dinner curated especially for DFF. Expect exclusively curated vegetarian and seafood menus that are not to be missed. Thursday 8 April to Saturday 10 April, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 475 per person (six-course menu).
Bliss 6 at Conrad Dubai – My Greek Kitchen with Chef Yannis Manikis:
Enjoy a Greek gastronomic experience of simple yet delicious food that offers genuinely unforgettable moments to transport diners to the Greek islands. The menu uses fresh ingredients that are sourced and cooked for the Greek and Mediterranean cuisines. Tuesday 31 March to Saturday 17 April, from 7pm to midnight. AED 380 per person.
Bull & Bear at Waldorf Astoria DIFC – Around The World with Chef Luigi Vespero:
Embark on a globetrotting culinary journey around the world with acclaimed chef Luigi Vespero at Bull & Bear, winner of ‘best steakhouse’ at the Fact Dining Awards Dubai 2020. The evening guarantees an elevated culinary experience, with dishes on the menu, including made in UAE burrata, beef Rossini, and broken red velvet. Sunday 10 to Thursday 15 April, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. AED 475 (six-course menu)
Gastro Kitchen at Doubletree by Hilton Dubai JBR – Taste Of The Sea with Chef Kevin Coey:
Experience a sunset dinner in the garden alongside an up close and personal evening with Chef Kevin Coey. The market to plate experience will showcase fresh produce personally handpicked from local markets by the chef. There will also be an outdoor live kitchen. Monday 5 April to Thursday 9 April and Wednesday 14 April to Sunday 17 April, from 5:45pm to 8:45pm. AED 349 per person.
GO: Call (0)55 166 8092 for reservations and more information.
Palm Avenue Grill at Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah – Postcards From The Past with Chef Andrea Fioravanti:
A nostalgic journey providing diners with an intimate insight into Chef Andrea’s heritage. The chef’s table experience offers an intricate culinary story told over five-courses. Expect to be transported into the kitchen of Chef Andrea’s family matriarch. Monday 12 April to Friday 16 April, from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. AED 368 per person.
Pure Sky Lounge at Hilton Dubai JBR – My Globe-Trotting Cities with Chef Steven Smalley:
Surround yourself with stunning views of the Dubai skyline and Ain Dubai while enjoying an exclusive culinary journey featuring dishes from five different countries where Chef Steven Smalley has worked during his 25-year culinary career. Expect ducks liver from France, scallops from Ireland and pistachio and rose eclair inspired by the city of Dubai. Monday 5 April to Thursday 9 April and Wednesday 14 April to Sunday 17 April. AED 300 (food only) and AED 450 (including selected beverages).
Skafos at Canopy by Hilton Dubai Al Seef – On The Pass with Chef El Mehdi Naamane:
Take a culinary journey following a distinctly Mediterranean culinary route from Morocco to Greece. Chef El Mehdi’s deep connection with the Mediterranean and his penchant for innovation will allow diners to taste traditional Greek Mezza and other rustic dishes with an elevated dining experience. Monday 5 April and Tuesday 6 April, from 7:30pm. AED 450 per person.
GO: Call (0)56 535 4961 for reservations and more information.
Social by Heinz Beck at Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah – Gold & Caviar with Chef Francesco Aquaviva:
Drawing on Chef Francesco’s exceptional skills and the Michelin-starred heritage of its chef patron Heinz Beck, Social by Heinz Beck will present a menu showcasing the pinnacle of gastronomic luxury. A study of quality and technique, each dish will be adorned with differing iterations of gold and caviar. The most decadent of chef’s table experiences!Tuesday 6 April to Friday 10 April, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm. AED 600 per person.