ABU DHABI / WAM
The Abu Dhabi Food Festival kicks off on Thursday with gastronomic activations and experiences as well as live demos across the emirate until December 23.
Spread over 17 days and taking in three weekends, the festival will cook up a storm and bring food-lovers, families and friends together to enjoy cuisine from some of the best street food chefs as well as some of the most scrumptious food available in the region.
There will also be several new features; from the Food-Truck-meets-fun fair Truckers Carnival and reggae-fuelled Caribbean Beach Feast to the culinary and cinematic ‘Delicious Cinema’ experience and fun family day out at the Big PikNik.
Sultan Al Dhaheri, Executive Director of the Tourism Sector at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, said, “We are proud to bring another exciting edition of the Abu Dhabi Food Festival to the emirate. Now in its third year, the festival has developed into a platform that not only serves up delicious food and numerous activities and performances for all the family, but also incorporates the business side of the industry with the welcome return of the SIAL event for the 2017 edition. We look forward to welcoming both local food-lovers, visitors to the UAE and also members of the food and beverage industry to the festival and wish them all a fulfilling experience as they discover what ADFF has to offer. This event will no doubt further promote Abu Dhabi as a destination of distinction and an innovator on the global gastronomic scene.”