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Taste of Dubai goes Italian

By 03/03/2018October 27th, 2022No Comments

Taste of Dubai celebrates its 11th year! The city’s favorite food, drink and music festival returns to Dubai Media Park from March 8 to 10 and features mini pancakes, the hottest restaurants, world-class celebrity chefs and an incredible line-up of international music. And this edition has a theme close to our heart: Italy.

Tomek Aalders, CEO of Mini Pancakes: ‘One of the strengths of Taste of Dubai is its pure festival atmosphere: everybody is relaxed and enjoys the food, drinks and music in the beautiful surroundings of Dubai Media Park. This year’s focus on Italian cuisine makes it extra special for us, because we are very active in that and the Italians are particularly fond of our mini pancakes. Given their exquisite food culture we consider this the ultimate compliment. So mini pancakes with gloriously oozing Nutella to round off an Italian meal, it’s truly the perfect combination.’

This year’s line-up

The Italian pavilion at Taste of Dubai features Michelin star chefs Giorgio Locatelli, Claudio and Lara Pasquarelli, Silvia Baracchi, Maria Grazia Soncini and Marco Bottega and much, much more. Adding mini pancakes to that will energise you for the great musical line-up with Sister Sledge, Flamenco Art & Entertainment, DJ Darry Rees and Mark Zitti ei Fratelli Coltelli!

A history of Taste

The concept of Taste is stunning food prepared by the city’s greatest restaurants, world-famous chefs, superb drinks and outstanding entertainment, all in one stunning location. Since the launch in 2004 in London, Taste has rapidly become a global phenomenon thrilling food lovers all over the world, from Sydney to Toronto, Milan to Amsterdam and Dubai to Hong Kong. Mini Pancakes is a regular at Taste of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Taste of Dubai 2018 takes place from Thursday March 8 to Saturday the 10th at Dubai Media City. For the full program and pre-ordering of tickets go to