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Dubai to host BBC Good Food Show

BBC Good Food Show Dubai brings celebrity chefs and culinary inspiration to the region

Dubai is to host five of the world’s top chefs at the first International edition of the BBC Good Food Show will which be held in December at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

TV stars James Martin, Paul Hollywood, Andy Bates, Silvena Rowe and Atul Kochhar will headline the new event, running from 17-19 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre and taking place outside of the UK for the first time in the show’s 25-year history.

They will be appearing in the show’s Supertheatre, where celebrity chefs will be cooking their favourite dishes in front of a live audience.

For those seeking culinary inspiration, they can have their questions answered by their favourite chefs as they take to the Interview Stage to give their best cooking tips. Visitors can also browse through the latest cook books and have their copies signed at numerous Book Signing sessions that will take place daily over the course of the event.

Early Bird Super Saver tickets for the show will be available this week with three options to choose from: Super Tickets include guaranteed seats in the Supertheatre; front block tickets are currently AED100, while rear block seats cost AED75 for adults. Tickets for those under the age of 16 are available at AED50.

Standard entry tickets to the show will also be available this week, with early bird offers until 10 November. Two adult tickets currently cost AED75 – a 50% saving, while two child tickets cost AED37.50. Visitors buying tickets on the door will pay AED75 per adult and AED35 per child.

The VIP Gold tickets cost AED250 during the early bird offer and AED350 on the door. The VIP Gold package includes VIP seating in the first five rows of the Supertheatre, access to the VIP lounge, a glass of bubbly or a pot of tea, valet parking and complimentary show catalogue.

Dubai food lovers looking for a festive gift or a special treat will also have the luxury of shopping at the BBC Good Food retail area where the very best seasonal and regional producers will be on display across 80 brands.

Later, visitors can enjoy a high tea experience at the Tea Salon where they can take a break from all the shopping and treat themselves to English tea and desserts.

“Dubai has become renowned for its passion for food and cuisine from around the world and we are confident this show is going to be welcomed wholeheartedly by the army of food lovers here,” said Raha Moradi, Event Director of Turret Media, the organisers of the BBC Good Food Show Dubai.

“The calibre of celebrity chefs we are bringing is truly exceptional and we’re looking forward to seeing them create magic in the Supertheatre.”