Don’t miss out on this epic food festival returning to Dubai this week

Taste Of Dubai Festival

The highly anticipated return of Dubai’s biggest food, music and drinks festival will take place in the city at the end of February

Food lovers, come a little closer, we have big news for you!

MENA Live Events has announced that it is bringing Taste of Dubai back in February 2024, after its successful re-launch last year.

Partnering once again with Philips, the leading kitchen appliance brand of Versuni in the Middle East Region, this perfect synergy between powerhouse culinary brands is expected to cook up an event like never before.

Now being held for the first time at Skydive Dubai, guests can enjoy three days of pop-ups from the most acclaimed restaurants in the city, a celebrity chef line-up like never before, and even more music and licensed outlets. Expected to draw in over 25,000 guests, this festival promises to be the social foodie event of the year.

From Friday 23 to Sunday 25 February, foodies, families and friends will gather at Skydive Dubai for an unforgettable celebration of food, drinks, and music. Taste of Dubai in Partnership with Philips brand aims to highlight the best cuisines that the city has to offer, showcasing 16 of Dubai’s best restaurants.

Each restaurant will specially curate a menu of three to five ‘taster’ size dishes, so guests can make their way across the impressive line-up, selecting their favourites as they go. This year, each restaurant will feature at least one vegetarian option, and one kid-friendly dish to ensure there is something for everyone to enjoy.

The first 13 restaurants have been confirmed as Hutong, Osteria Funkcoolio, Sumosan, Tàn Chá, Maya by Chef Richard Sandoval, Atrangi by Ritu Dalmia, Jun’s, Akira Back, Torno Subito, Indya by Vineet, Rhodes W1, Bushra by Buddha-Bar and City Social.

A foodie festival isn’t complete without some of the best pros around! Taste of Dubai will feature three days of exclusive workshops hosted by celebrity chefs, where guests can learn the best kitchen secrets, techniques, and insights directly from the experts. Whether you’re a seasoned home cook or a passionate foodie, these sessions will take your culinary skills to new heights.

Kitchen appliances sponsor, Philips brand will be ramping up the Taste-goers’ experience with an interactive area featuring some of their latest kitchen gadgets, supporting chefs with their world-class cooking appliances and of course – plenty of prizes up for grabs!

The best part? All workshops are included for free with all event entry tickets. Sign-up for sessions will be first come, first served on the day of the event. Key Cooking features at the event include the Phillips Cook School, the Waterfront Market BBQ School and a mystery box challenge from Kibsons.

To keep the festival vibes pumping through the weekend, Taste of Dubai will feature multiple music pockets throughout the venue, each packed with everything from DJs to intimate acoustic sets, so guests can choose their own vibe at any time.



23 to 25 February


Skidive Dubai


Early Bird Tickets for Taste of Dubai in Partnership with Versuni and Its Philips brand will be available for purchase at

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Shane Reynolds