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CELEBRITY CHEFS

With an ever increasing number of restaurants opening across Dubai's culinary landscape, celebrity chefs are seizing the chance to be part of this amazing nightlife scene. With everything from traditional British fare to Indian, Japanese, Italian and French dishes, these world-renowned chefs are cooking up a storm with their famous concoctions.

If you're looking to rub shoulders with the rich and famous, or just tell the folks back home that Gary Rhodes made you breakfast, then here's a list of the household names you'll find in Dubai.


Marco Pierre White
Marco Pierre White, the godfather of modern cooking and dubbed the first celebrity chef, was the youngest chef ever to be awarded three Michelin stars


Gary Rhodes
Chef Gary Rhodes' legendary dedication to his craft and relentless pursuit of perfection has placed him firmly at the forefront of today's culinary world


Richard Sandoval
Growing up in Mexico City, Chef Richard Sandoval would join his grandmother in the kitchen and gather around her large table with family to enjoy lively Mexican feasts prepared from scratch


Greg Malouf
Greg Malouf has inspired a generation of young chefs and transformed the Melbourne restaurant scene with his passion and understanding for the flavours of Lebanon, Syria, Morocco, Turkey, Persia and Egypt.


Jamie Oliver
In 2008, Jamie Oliver launched Jamie's Italian in Oxford, his first high-street restaurant venture. Jamie's Italian proved to be a great


Wolfgang Puck
The name Wolfgang Puck is synonymous with the best in restaurant hospitality and the ultimate in culinary arts.


Vineet Bhatia
Vineet Bhatia was born into an educated middle class family in Bombay, India in 1967. His first passion in life was aeroplanes, closely followed by his mother's love of cooking

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For a truly authentic Italian brunch you simply have to go to Andiamo at the Grand Hyatt. Enjoy the breeze on the traditional ‘terrazzo’ beneath the vine covered pergolas

Head down to The Collective and indulge in a culinary mix from the Levant Emporium, New Wave Grill Bar, Boutique Bakery and Bombay Café. Serving a range of menus from breakfast

Enjoy tasty green shamrock burger this St Patrick's Day when you head to Bidi Bondi, Cabana, Left Bank and other Dubai's favourite restaurants.

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Yum Cha lunch
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Enjoy the Cantonese dim sum tradition at Shang Palace with the Master Yum Cha weekend lunch. Feast on steamed, baked and deep-fried dim sum, hand-pulled noodles, stir-fried vegetables

INDIE @ DIFC
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Toshi, the signature Pan-Asian Restaurant, serving five different cuisines under one roof, is welcoming back diners after a complete revamp. The à la carte menu has some

For the sports enthusiast, or those looking for a bit of normality, there are countless traditional bars and pubs scattered throughout Dubai.

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Since its opening in December 1999, the Burj Al Arab has been one of the most photographed structures in the world. Sometimes referred to as "the world's most luxurious hotel
Take a magic carpet ride across rolling red sand dunes, with an amazing bird's eye view of the untouched desert below.
Desert safari is a real 'must do' when your on holiday in Dubai.
The UAE is surrounded by two bodies of water, both offering different diving experiences. Dubai is good for shipwrecks, which are home to Barracuda, Snappers and Jacks, with common
Unveiled in February 2010, the Burj Khalifa stands 828 metres high - 320 metres taller than Taipei 101 which held the record since 2004. The Burj Khalifa currently holds seven records, including the highest occupied
The Dubai Fountain was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, and is 275 metres long with five circles and two central arcs. Over
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Burj Khalifa Annex is hosting the Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style exhibition that presents the design and style of the James Bond franchise and the craft behind
The Nokia 3310 is back with a revamped version as announced at the Mobile World Congress and will be available soon in the UAE.
Dubai Municipality will start its activities as part of the 37th UAE Plantation Week celebrations with the opening of Al Warqa 3 Park and other new parks.
A convoy of electric vehicles set out on a 700km long road trip through the UAE to mark the start of the first Emirates Electric Vehicle Road Trip (Emirates EVRT).
New Order announces their first ever show in the Middle East performing at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on Friday 7th April.
According to Dubai Carbon, there’s money in that half-eaten club sandwich or leftover pizza now making its way into your kitchen dustbin.
Dubai is well known for always looking towards the future, but a new museum in the Emirate gives visitors a deeper look into the UAE’s past
California electric automaker Tesla is plugging into the UAE electricity grid with an investment of tens of millions of dollars to support the arrival of its new cars by summer.
Global Village has recorded an attendance of 5.6 million guests in Dubai this season.
Dubai has welcomed just over three million visitors over the first two months of 2017 according to Dubai Tourism
DXBeach, the ultimate day to night beach party, makes a welcome return to Zero Gravity on Friday 14th April. Featuring an all-star line up with Brit Award
Mountain bikers and hikers can enjoy two new trails in Hatta, Dubai with a total length of 12km.
Arrogate of Saudi Arabia has won the USD 10 million (Dhs 36.7m) Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse edging out Gun Runner of the US.
Dubai Holding to develop the largest public park in Dubai as part of Dubai's position to lead a healthy and active lifestyle.
The Dubai skyline takes a leading, if ill-fated, role in the new teaser trailer for the environmental disaster flick Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler.
Expo 2020 Dubai will award 47 construction contracts worth Dhs 11 billion (3 billion USD) in 2017.
Expo 2020 Dubai unveiled the last major design in Al Wasl Plaza, an open space that combines design, technology and dome trellis with huge projection.
Dubai International has retained its title as the world’s number one airport for international passengers after near record numbers in 2016 according to Dubai Airports.
The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has approved several projects for the fourth quarter of 2016/17 Development Plan in the UAE.
Good Morning Britain & Lorraine, ITV's Breakfast Shows, recently visited the Emirates Palace and local attractions in Abu Dhabi.
Ras Al Khaimah has welcomed health and fitness enthusiast Nicholas Watson, along with six fellow cyclists to the emirate during their mission to raise awareness.
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History comes alive at Saruq Al-Hadid Museum where locally unearthed artefacts are displayed that evidence Dubai’s role as a hub for trade and civilisation in the Arabian Peninsula
Al-Futtaim has announced the development of a new Dubai mall located in Jebel Ali that includes Dubai's second IKEA store.
Follow Truckers DXB for a laid-back vibe with live music and quality street food from a variety of food trucks. Chill out in the vibrant outdoor settings of different venues and peruse the
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched Dubai-Opoly, a new recreational game as part of its efforts to promote Dubai.
Emirates had to divert 60 of 194,000 flights in 2016 to save passengers who needed immediate medical care.
Global Village has been ranked the number one brand in the Leisure and Entertainment category among consumers in the UAE
Etihad Museum is hosting its first exhibition on the UAE postal history until 30th April.
Rhythm On The River aims to get you toe-tapping and clapping with live entertainment. The highlight will be the floating stage on the river, with none other than Michael Jackson’s double paying
Abu Dhabi will host the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, the world's largest humanitarian and sporting event, to be held first time in the Middle East.
UAE campaign encourages switch from bottled to tap water.
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Dubai Tourism has announced updates to the Desert Tour & Camp regulations.
Dubai Airports will introduce a new baggage rule to help improve service, reduce the risk of mishandlings and enhance the performance of its check-in and baggage operation.
Dubai International has announced that monthly passenger traffic numbers in January reached 8 million according to Dubai Airports.
For many visitors, Dubai's healthcare system offers them an opportunity to get quick access to doctors and services.
World Art Dubai returns for a third edition with artists from five continents and over 150 international galleries coming to Dubai World Trade Centre from
Saudi dentist and humanitarian set a new record that added to her tally of world records, while crossing the Dubai Creek and the Dubai Water Canal.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the operation of a traditional abra on the Dubai Water Canal.
The medicine called Flumox is not available nor allowed in Dubai and the UAE.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Uber have announced the trial of an economy offering 'uberX' that will provide customers in Dubai safe and affordable rides.
Dubai Airports has unleashed the world’s fastest free wi-fi connection 'WOW-Fi' at an airport to millions of passengers that travel through the airport.
If you have never been to a camel race before, saddle up for a fun day out for the whole family. The tournament is one of the highlights of
Expo 2020 Dubai launched a search for producers of authentic Emirati and regional products including dates, Arabian coffee and sweets, chocolate and spices.
Sharjah-based Omran Properties will launch three real-estate projects in Sharjah worth Dhs 2.47 billion.
Marcel Kittel was a proud man on Saturday after defending his Dubai Tour title with another majestic sprint finish on the fifth and final stage.
The Camel Trek participants were overwhelmed by the hero’s welcome they received after successfully completing a journey in the desert of the UAE.
The 2017 Dubai Latin Fest is bringing Grammy artists to Dubai Media City Amphitheatrefrom Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th April. Popular Salsa band
The Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) is on track to launch the Hope spacecraft in July 2020 on its seven-month journey to the Red Planet.
Passengers at Dubai International (DXB) were all smiles on Monday after they were treated during the International Day of Happiness.
Alia Ali, an artist with a heritage as colourful as her work, is influenced by Yemeni, Bosnian, American and Austrian cultures. The People of Pattern exhibition is her latest
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has opened an exhibition dedicated to the
IMG Worlds of Adventure has given its guests the chance to unlimited access the world’s largest indoor theme park 365 days a year.
The Arabian Travel Market is a trade show for professionals to get the latest updates and trends in the industry. This year’s event features a focus on travel
Emirates Airlines preview the enhanced verson of the signature Emirates A380 Onboard Lounge
A couple was overwhelmed when Dubai officials welcomed them with gifts and flowers upon arrival at Dubai airport.
Dubai Tourism released its annual visitor figures showing Dubai attracted 14.9 million overnight visitors in 2016.
Dubai is the only Middle Eastern city to be ranked in the top 10 list of global cities with maximum hotel rooms, according to the Insider Money report.
Emirates has confirmed the restriction of electronic devices on US-bound flights starting 25th March.
Emirates has announced on Wednesday that starting next month it would reduce flights to the US following the recent electronics ban and visa restrictions.
Some of the world’s top female tennis players enjoyed the annual Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships WTA Players’ Party last night.
SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year.
Construction on the 153-room Hotel Indigo in Dubai’s Sustainable City is set to begin.
The Dubai Polo Gold Cup concludes with the fifth and final tournament of the series, the Dubai Cup. Take a picnic to enjoy on the sidelines of the polo field or if
Andy Murray became the first British champion at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships as he defeated Fernado Verdaso 6-3 6-2.
Guests at Dubai Opera will soon be able to enjoy a spot of pre-show dining, with an on-site restaurant set to open this summer.
Guinness World Records has confirmed that the title for the ‘Largest Stencil’ has been broken for the very first time in Dubai.
There will be another record breaker in the making when the world's biggest dhow 'Jadaf' set to sail from Dubai this month.
Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central witnessed a strong surge in 2016 climbing 85% according to the traffic report issued by Dubai Airports.
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