12 celeb chefs to star at food and art event
Dubai, February 6, 2012
Twelve celebrity chefs including seven international Michelin-starred chefs will come together at the Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, for the Stars, Food & Art Gala Dinner set to be held in April.
The event which will take place on April 3 combines art and gastronomic excellence to create the perfect relationship of fine dining, a statement from the hotel said.
It will see the 12 chefs prepare their signature culinary delights throughout the evening, the statement said.
Located in front of Jumeirah Beach Residences, Sofitel Dubai occupies a prime waterfront site in Dubai Marina. Overlooking The Walk, Dubai’s most popular beachside shopping and recreation promenade, the pool area provides the perfect outdoor setting for the event which will premiere in Dubai – a first for the Middle East region and the largest gathering of Michelin-starred chefs in the UAE.
Both individual gourmands as well as companies can partake in the gastronomic experience, it said.
The price is Dh2500 ($680.74) per person or Dh22,000 ($5,990) for a table of 10 inclusive of an exquisite eight-course menu with carefully selected beverages and artistic programme, the statement said.
Room packages are also available for couples including two tickets and a double luxury room from Dh5500 ($1498) or two tickets and a junior suite from Dh6000 ($1634).
The Stars, Food & Art Gala Dinner was created in 2007 at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Armed with its success, the Sofitel brand, in consultation with the acknowledged culinary journalist and author, Lise Goeman Borgesius-Timmer, decided to introduce the festival internationally in Marseille, Lyon, Munich, Vienna and now Dubai. – TradeArabia News Service