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Dubai Food Festival
BySarah SwainSunday , 16 February 2014
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Calling all foodies! The first Dubai Food Carnival is a two-day extravaganza of culinary masterclasses, workshops and tastings. Organised by Dubai World Trade Centre, it will have the theme of Fun, Flair and Flavours and will kick-start the inaugural Dubai Food Festival. Before you tuck in, here are all the finger-licking facts you need to know…

23 Duration, in days, of Dubai Food Festival, of which Dubai Food Carnival is a part.

60 Ticket price, in dirhams. Under-12s are admitted free.

Number of international and regional chefs taking part, including British TV star John Torode of Masterchef fame.

100 Percentage of produce used in chef Silvena Rowe’s restaurant that will be organic.

30 Number of dads who’ll make the shortlist of the My Dad Can Cook challenge, which is run in conjunction with Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek.

6 Varieties of fruit and vegetables grown by 1,000 students in the Little Green Fingers garden.

INFO: 11am-10pm, 21-22 Feb 2014, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.dubaifoodcarnival.com