21 - 25 FEBRUARY 2021


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Tastes of The World

Tastes of The World

The  most fascinating culinary experience at Gulfood

Coming to Tastes of the World you can expect three things: A-list chefs, culinary theatrics and of course the most delicious innovative food on the planet. This year was an exception, an extraordinary exception. Tastes of the World 2020 broke its own record.

  • #1 visited feature at Gulfood 2020TOW
  • 23 Michelin Stars total held by chefs
  • 55 Celebrity Chefs local and international
  • 20 International Cuisines
  • 8 live culinary experiences

Not only did Tastes of the World exceed expectations, it did so with a sustainable focus. As sustainability in the F&B industry evolves from a trend to the only way forward, celebrity chefs and live experiences at tastes of the world demonstrated how to make the most of ingredients to make tasty dishes, using innovative food preparation methods while achieving zero waste.

Stay tuned to see what’s cooking for 2021 at Tastes of the World 


International Sustainable Cuisines

Gulfood International Culinary League


Get ready to experience a spectacular showdown of culinary talent at the 2nd Gulfood International Culinary League.

Steered by the expertise of some of the most revered chefs on the planet, this global-scale food celebration returns with a twist and fascinating theme:

Craft dishes with the most sustainable ingredients and innovative food preparation methods.

Are you ready to experience the future of culinary? 


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Live Demos & Masterclasses

Live Demo MasterClassess

Each day, celebrity chefs will prepare a range of ethnic dishes using unique fusion and contemporary cooking methods while focusing on surprising ingredient combinations and innovative new techniques.

Incredible Food

Incredible Food

A tasting session of new generation ingredients that have the power and nourishment to sustain the human race in the future and a place to network among top chefs.

Coffee Blend 2.0

Coffee Blend 2.0

Masterclasses and live demonstration using new-age ingredients and innovative technologies to elevate the everyday cup of coffee and the vibrant mocktail concoction.

Vertical Kitchen

Vertical Kitchen

Dedicated to sustainability and vegan cuisine, this integrated kitchen is equipped with alternative cooking systems and hydroponic produce for the live preparation of raw vegan dishes.


Flour Kitchen

Flour Kitchen

From acrobatic pizza tossing to the rise of the perfect loaf of bread, witness the amazing theatrics and versatility of all kinds of flour - Organic, Gluten-Free and other new-age flours

Robotic Technologies

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The ultimate man vs. machine kitchen face-off as AI and robotic arms perform live demonstrations and masterclasses in an automated kitchen alongside some of the world’s most celebrated chefs.

Witness international flavours

Michelin star chefs




Celebrity chefs joining us in 2020


Twenty Five Restaurant

gulfood Twenty Five restaurant  

New and exclusive for Gulfood’s 25th edition this year, Twenty Five is an exclusive fine dining experience of the utmost sophistication dishes and innovation where 20 premium covers will be prepared live by celebrity local chefs for selected guests and exhibitors. 

A Culinary experience over 4 days with Dubai's top chefs. 

Celebrity chefs rethink and recreate a dish to be presented 25 years from now

  • 16th February - Chef Nick Alvis & Chef Scott Price - Folly Restaurant by Nick & Scott
  • 17th February - Chef Gregoire Berger - Ossiano Restaurant 
  • 18th February - Chef Bernardo Paladini - Torno Subito by Bottura 
  • 19th February - Chef Vinu Raveendran - Carnival by Trèsind
  • 19th February - Chef Paritosh Sharma - A Cappella 





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