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Discover the art of cooking at Dubai Food Festival

DUBAI, February 20, 2020

The Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), established by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), invites all those with a passion for cooking to brush up on their skills and experience a culinary adventure during specialised classes and demo stations at the Dubai Food Festival 2020.

Located at Jumeirah Beach (behind Sunset Mall),  the free-to-attend sessions will be hosted as part of the Festival’s flagship event, Etisalat Beach Canteen, with morning sessions run in collaboration with Top Chef Cooking Studio, which provides the practical learning space for DCT’s Culinary Arts students.

Whether you are a novice looking to gain confidence in the kitchen or a seasoned chef looking to add to your repertoire, the selection of fun and engaging sessions at the Dubai Food Festival’s Etisalat Beach Canteen are perfect for all culinary enthusiasts. The instructors have honed their skills in some of the finest kitchens around the world, and now bring their expert guidance to help everybody cook like a chef – no matter your skill level. Registrations are now open for the sessions running on weekdays between February 26 to March 12. Interested participants can sign up on and

DCT Top Chef cooking classes take place on weekday afternoons offering essential cooking techniques as participants are guided through an impressive selection of dishes including pasta, pastry, vegan and healthy creations in state-of-the-art professional kitchen settings.

During the evening sessions, DCT’s experienced and distinguished culinary instructor, Christian Biesbrouck will share his tips, tricks and secrets to perfecting the art of cooking with resident students from DCT’s culinary course demonstrating a selection of dishes in a theatre style set up.

DCT will be officially launching its 2020 Short Courses programme starting on March 30, and to celebrate, all registered Beach Canteen participants will be entered into a raffle, standing a chance to win one of these short courses. The winner can choose from a Destination Marketing masterclass, Digital Marketing or E-Commerce boot camps or from a variety of Culinary Arts Classes.

The DCT Top Chef sessions will be hosted from 2-4pm on weekdays, and the DCT chef instructor Christian Biesbrouck demo sessions with DCT students take place between 6-8pm on weekdays. For more information or to sign up for a class, please visit or - TradeArabia News Service


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