Dubai Tourism

Palatable Pop-Ups: Dubai Food Festival serves up Beach Canteen

Press Release   •   Feb 24, 2014 05:17 GMT

With the Dubai Food Festival well underway following a successful first weekend that included the Dubai Food Carnival and the Grand Kerala Festival and the start of Gulfood, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM), today announced the launch of the Dubai Food Festival Beach Canteen. A unique gastronomical activation and the first of its kind for Dubai, the Beach Canteen will see 16 city restaurants “pop-up” at three prime beach locations - Jumeirah 1 Open Beach, Kite Beach and Sunset Beach - for 10 days starting this Thursday, 27 February and running until Saturday, 8 March. SEE THE PRESS RELEASE: 

Dubai Tourism or DTCM is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai’s tourism sector; markets and promotes the Emirate’s commerce sector; and is responsible for the licensing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. Brands and departments within the DTCM portfolio include Dubai Convention and Events Bureau, Dubai Calendar, and Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (formerly known as Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment). In addition to its headquarters in Dubai, DTCM operates 20 offices worldwide.