These are the celebrity chefs coming to Dubai Food Festival
The Dubai Food Festival is back with another stellar line up of celebrity chefs, and it's the ultimate celebration of all things food.
Back for its 12th year, three-day event offers a chance to taste 20 of the city’s best restaurant dishes, be inspired by tips and tricks from celebrity chefs, participate in live cooking demonstrations and enjoy non-stop live music throughout the weekend.
The festival ends on March 9 and this year, celebrity chefs including Michelin-starred chef David Myers, Eric Lanlard, Scott Price, Nick Alvis and Chef Morimoto will be at Taste of Dubai.
Known for his words of wisom on Master Chef Australia, Matt Preston is the foremost authority on good food in the culinary world. Not only has he appeared in one series each of Celebrity MasterChef, Junior MasterChef and MasterChef Allstars, he also guest starred in MasterChef Italia, MasterChef Holland, MasterChef Poland, MasterChef NZ and MasterChef Indian. In 2013, he hosted MasterChef: The Professionals with Marco Pierre White as well. While he's not a chef, he deserves a mention in this list.
He's also in town to promote the world's first MasterChef, the TV Experience restaurant that will open in Dubai in April.
Chef Morimoto first competed on Japanese television show Iron Chef in 1998 and then became one of the stars of Food Network’s Iron Chef America in 1999. He recently opened his Dubai restaurant at Renaissance Downtown Dubai and opened his first eponymous restaurant in Philadelphia.
Celebrity chef Simon Rimmer is the host of ITV's Sunday Brunch. His restaurants in the UAE include, The Scene at Yas Marina, and The Scene that has taken up the fourth floor of Pier 7 at Dubai Marina. Rimmer landed a role on the BBC2 Sunday show – Something for the Weekend, and has presented and cooked on a variety of shows and his numerous credits include: Win It, Cook It, Meals in Moments, Breaking into Tesco’s, Recipe for Success and This Little Farmer went to Market and Eat The Week.
Having taken on the moniker of the “Gypsy Chef”, this American Michelin-starred chef has gone on to have a hugely successful career opening restaurants in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong. However, to crown a wonderful 2017, he recently opened not one, but three new venues in Dubai at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel. He also won Esquire Middle East Man at His Best Awards for 2018.