That Food Festival: Taste of Abu Dhabi

Everyone knows that fitness and food go hand in hand, so how better to celebrate getting to the end of Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide (Part 1) than heading to Taste of Abu Dhabi from the 5th-7th November 2015.

Now, if you haven’t been to a ‘Taste of…’ before, then here’s the general outline of yumminess:

Taste represents foodie heaven, stunning food prepared by the city’s greatest restaurants, world famous chefs, superb drink and outstanding entertainment, all in one stunning location.

Sounds pretty inviting, right…?

Taste of Abu Dhabi is the city’s annual food, drink & music festival, taking place at Du Arena on Yas Island. A triple-threat one might say! A food lovers fantasy, with 25 fine-dining restaurants from all over the city all offering taster dishes to die for. World class celebrity chefs will be on hand for book signings, cookery schools & chef theater – along with DJs & live music throughout the whole weekend.

The Entertainment stage will host an exciting line-up of bands, musicians and DJ’s across the three days of the festival including popular South African band 4THEMUSIC, Dubai based quartet Maple Jacks and UK based Leading Lights Productions. Headlining on the Thursday night are the legendary Wailers, playing their full Legends album.


You can see the full entertainment schedule here.

Celebrity Chefs attending include Eric Lanlard, Valentine Warner, Suzanne Husseini, Jenny Morris, Reza Mahammad, Siba Mtongana, Jose Pizarro, Steven Edwards and Josh Stanzel. Indian Masterchef winner Nikita Gandhi will be there too, and there’s more to be announced!

A plethora of amazing Abu Dhabi restaurants are offering taster dishes to the crowds, including:

Carluccios, ShoCho, Flooka, Caramel, Safina, KOI, Belgian Beer Café, Avasa, Blue Grill, Café Dalsace, Nolus, Villa Toscana, BOA, Royal Orchid Restaurant, Prego’s, Teatro, Peppermill, Zambar, Atayeb, Barocco, Al Gusto and Al Mizab

There is literally something for everyone in that line up, and personally, I can’t WAIT to get stuck in!

New for 2015 is the Cheese & Grape feature. What’s more relaxing that sitting back in the sun with a glass of your favourite wine paired perfectly with a plate of cheeses. You’d be silly not to indulge…

The whole weekend is going to be a food lovers dream, so make sure you get your tickets quickly.

If you’re feeling a little lucky – why not enter to win 2 tickets to Taste of Abu Dhabi (Friday/Saturday only). It’s really easy and only takes a couple of seconds…

Enter below – good luck!!


Taste of Abu Dhabi Info:
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