‘Out of the Box’ to make Dubai debut with star-studded line-up of chefs

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Taking place from February 15 – 16 at Fairmont Dubai, B2B food and beverage event ‘Out of the Box – on the fringe of Gulfood’ presents a calendar full of culinary masterclasses, sustainable eating conferences, food and bio wine tastings, networking opportunities and more.

Out of the Box, a two-day business event dedicated to food and beverage professionals will take place at Fairmont Dubai on February 15 and 16, 2022 from 5pm onwards.

Presenting attendees with the opportunity to do business in an innovative and exclusive way, Out of the Box offers Gulfood-goers a place to go after their visit to the fair to enjoy varied food and bio wine tastings, demos with local and internationally acclaimed chefs, insightful presentations, sustainability culinary awards, and more.

Showcasing a star-studded line-up of chefs such as Heinz Beck of 3 Michelin Star La Pergola in Rome, Mathieu Pérou of 1 Michelin Star Le Manoir de la Régate in Nantes, and Gal Ben-Moshe of 1 Michelin Star Prism in Berlin, Out of the Box welcomes visitors to enjoy workshops, masterclasses and conferences with the best in the industry.

Over the two days, the event will see conferences take place, covering topics including the future of the global food industry, the revolution of NFTs in the culinary world, the future of sustainable and secure eating around the world, and more, with key industry leaders on the panel including entrepreneur and philanthropist, H.E. Laila Rahhal El Atfani, managing director of The I Factor, Rosario Scarpato, Jorge Sebastiao from the Global Blockchain Organization, Mohamed Chabchou – executive chef of Grand Millennium Hotel Business Bay and winner of the Sustainable UAE Culinary Competition, Uwe Micheel – president of Emirates Culinary Guild, Sebastian Nohse – Senior Culinary Director of Hilton, Sunjeh Raja – founder and director of ICCA Dubai, and more. 

The event will also see the launch of the inaugural Dubai Green Star Awards on February 15 – the first award ceremony dedicated to the most sustainable chefs and restaurants in Dubai, as well as the presentation of the world’s first sustainable eating and drinking NFT collection created by four talented Dubai-based artists.

Out of the Box will take place on February 15 – 16, 2022, at Fairmont Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road from 5pm onwards.For food and beverage professionals who want to attend the Out of the Box event, please e-mail sustainable@uaeating.ae to register for a free pass, call Rosario Scarpato on +971 527 444 157 or visit www.uaeating.ae for further information.