Taste of Abu Dhabi, the capital’s favorite food, drink and music festival returns for its 5th successive year, with the addition of interesting new features and loaded with much more fun & excitement!

Taste of Abu Dhabi 2017

The three days event is a haven for all the food lovers; featuring the city’s hottest restaurants & its signature dishes, culinary demonstrations and unlimited entertainment for everyone. For the cooking enthusiasts, Taste is one of the best opportunities to watch & experience live cooking demonstrations done by celebrity chefs from the world over.

The 2018 edition will see an incredible line-up of celebrity chefs such as Gary Rhodes, Eric Lanlard, Jenny Morris, Reza Mahammed, Sanjeev Kapoor, Mohammed Orfali, Tarek Ibrahim, Anthony Pichon, Hattem Mattar, Orfali Bros and Fathima Ahmed along with the amazing talents from the restaurants and hotels in the UAE.


The ICCA Big Baking Tent Bake Off!



This year's Taste of Abu Dhabi also brings you a brand new feature, The Big Baking Tent, designed for the baking enthusiasts and the dessert lovers, in association with the ICCA Dubai. Master Pâtissier Eric Lanlard, Gary Rhodes, Omar Orfali and Andrea Falcone along with the ICCA Chef Instructors will be hosting an exciting series of specially tailored masterclasses at the Big Baking Tent.

At the Big Baking Tent, you will also get to witness UAE’s biggest ever baking competition with prizes worth AED 25,000/- conducted & sponsored by the ICCA Dubai for the home bakers. It is a first of its kind cake baking competition held based on a ‘Carnival’ theme matching the fun and frolic vibes of the event. The competition winners will be selected by a panel of judges including the internationally renowned pâtissier Eric Lanlard, popularly known as the Cake Boy, and the ICCA Pastry Chef Instructors.

Apart from the new additions, the event’s signature features such as Cooking Challenge and Chef’s Theatre will also be available where the visitors can either cook along with or watch their favorite chefs doing the live cooking demos, and have a fun & memorable experience at the Taste with the assistance of ICCA Student Chefs.


Experience Taste at ICCA Dubai


To make the experience even more special for the visitors, this time ICCA Dubai is bringing you a new feature called Experience Taste at ICCA Dubai, wherein the food lovers & cooking or baking enthusiasts can sign up for a free hands-on demo class in popular international cuisines and desserts & patisserie, happening at the ICCA Dubai.

The whole event is an exciting fest for anyone who likes to have fun and enjoy food. Apart from the food-oriented features, Taste of Abu Dhabi also offers a lot more to explore such as Best of British, Wellness Pavilion, VIP Lounge, Corporate Hospitality Sessions, Kids Zone, Entertainment stage and much more to suit all kinds of visitors.



The Taste of Abu Dhabi 2018 runs from November 8th to 10th at Du Arena, Yas Island, in partnership with ICCA Dubai, with a power-packed army of young student chefs, ensuring a wonderful experience for everyone coming to the event.

If you have not already purchased your tickets for the Taste of Abu Dhabi 2018, this is the time to do so! Use the promo code: TASTEICCA at the time of the purchase to get a special ICCA Dubai discount of up to 20 percent!

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