This Is Your Ultimate Guide To Abu Dhabi’s MICHELIN Guide Food Festival

Mayar Ibrahim

Calling all foodies! Picture this: a food festival where every bite is an explosion of flavours, and every dish tells a unique culinary story. Imagine wandering through a bustling wonderland, where the smell of sizzling delights fills the air, and vendors compete to woo your taste buds with their mouthwatering creations. Well, experience all that and dim sum at the region’s first MICHELIN Guide Food Festival that’s coming to Abu Dhabi this December!

Here’s everything you need to know about the first-ever MICHELIN Guide Food Festival in Abu Dhabi!

Get ready for a foodie paradise!

There are 16 booths run by super famous chefs serving up incredible dishes. From tasty Asian treats to classic Middle Eastern flavors, there’s something for everyone. You can watch these amazing chefs do their thing while enjoying specially crafted menus.

When? Dec 8 -10, at 12pm

Grab your tickets now, here.

Take your cooking skills to the next level with hands-on lessons from top chefs worldwide at the MICHELIN Guide Food Festival

Secure your spot in these first-come-first-serve, flavor-focused sessions where each chef adds a unique twist to one flavor—

  • Sweetness with Chef Pierre Chirac
  • Sourness with Chef Sandeep Ail
  • Bitterness with Chef Akmal Anuar
  • Umami with Chef Thinus van der Westhuizen
  • Spiciness with Chef Alvin Leung
  • Savory delights with Chef Luigi Stinga

Hurry, and enhance your cooking skills with expert techniques straight from the best in the world!

When? Dec 8 -10, at 2pm

Book your slot now!

Shop ’til you drop at the MICHELIN Marketplace

Uncover local producers from the UAE and dive into a variety of fresh, homegrown produce and indulge in an array of delightful sweets. Engage with the producers to learn about their products, hear their success stories, and grab some goodies to take home with you.

When? Dec 8 -10, at 3pm

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Don’t miss out on the chance to relax with a cup of coffee or tea and enjoy delightful pastries

Treat yourself to delectable pastries by Chef Pierre Chirac, the Passion Dessert winner from the acclaimed two MICHELIN stars La Scène. This weekend exclusively, savour the essence of his signature cooked desserts without the need for a Paris-bound flight, perfectly complemented by a delightful cup of coffee.

When? Dec 8-10, at 4pm

Grab your tickets here.

Make the most of the scenery and take a glorious tour of the art at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Since the event is located in the scenic Louvre Abu Dhabi Park, seize the opportunity to enhance your culinary journey with a cultural one at the city’s most prestigious landmark—the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum. Immerse yourself in the experience by exploring the latest exhibits housed within this iconic structure.

When? Dec 8-10, at 5pm

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With the sun setting, there’s no better time for a sundowner than 6pm!

Relax and soak in the vibes with a stunning view of the shimmering waters of the Arabian Gulf. Don’t miss the chance to indulge in Hakkasan’s exclusive and one-of-a-kind pop-up, featuring signature cocktails and mocktails expertly crafted by world-class mixologists.

When? Dec 8-10, at 6pm

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Dance the night away to glorious live performers at the MICHELIN Guide Food Festival

No day is complete without a touch of music beneath the stars. Stay awhile and groove to live performances featuring a diverse range of acts, from the award-winning French beatboxer MB14 to soulful jazz bands and lively DJs. Indulge in a bite and let the rhythm move you, all in one vibrant spot!

When? Dec 8-10, at 7pm

Grab your tickets here.

The important bits:

Abu Dhabi is bringing the first MICHELIN Guide Food Festival at Louvre Abu Dhabi Park!

When? December 8-10 from 12pm – 7pm

Where? Louvre Abu Dhabi Park

Grab your tickets here.


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