Israeliska Statens Turistbyrå

​Open Restaurants® is in Jerusalem for the first time!

Pressmeddelande   •   Okt 06, 2016 14:52 CEST

After four great years in Tel Aviv and before expanding to London and Amsterdam...

Open Restaurants®2016, held in Jerusalem for the 1st time, gives the public a chance to experience the best restaurants in Jerusalem, from within .

Experience Food talks, culinary hackathon, food Tours, special culinary events in the museum, theater, Jerusalem metro train and more.

The five-day culinary festival will take place on November 22-26 2016, and is expected to draw thousands of participants who will be able to enjoy kitchen sneak-peeks, culinary workshops and chef-guided tours of Jerusalem's culinary scene and open-air markets.

Most of the cities restaurants, bakeries, breweries, dairies and artisans will open their doors to visitors for a delectable experience - enjoying behind the scenes tours, discovering the areas usually hidden from the public eye and getting a taste of the daily life of Jerusalem's most intriguing chefs as they meet, cook with and taste their finest dishes .

Open Restaurants® is an initiative by Merav Oren, a multidisciplinary entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Agora ( & WMN ( The event will be held in cooperation with the Jerusalem development authority and Israel's top chefs, restaurants & Artisans.

For a small taste visit:


Tuesday 22 November



Opening event and dinner

19:30 – To wet your appetite…. Jerusalem Cocktail Tour

21:00 – A meal fit for a King…. The history of food exhibition at the Tower of David Museum

Wednesday 23 November

10:00 - 13:30 – Fresh to your table…. Tour of the Jerusalem Market

14:00-16:00 – Bon Appetite… a tour of Jerusalem’s eateries and culinary scene with the developer of a new app

16:00-17:00 – Time to digest…. free time.

17:30-19:30 – Facing the East…. Asian food workshop

20:30 – A view of Jerusalem… Cheese and Wine at the Notre Dame Center

Thursday 24 November

09:00 – The Great Israeli Breakfast workshop

10:00 – Stepping into history… a tour of Jerusalem’s historical Old City

14:00 Free Time

18:30 – Dinner

21:30 – The Jewish Hot-Pot…. a Cholent Tour

23:00 - Desert to Jungle at Machneyuda

Friday 25 November

10:00-12:00 - Foodtech hackathon at Mass Challenge

Departure afternoon

Wish to participate in press trip please contact me. Thank you! 

Upplev det unika Israel – Besök coola Tel Aviv, Party- och Beachstaden vid Medelhavet som aldrig sover Strosa runt i fascinerade Jerusalem med sina tre världsreligioner Flyt på hälsosamma Döda havet Simma med delfiner och snorkla i Röda havets korallrev vid Eilat  Följ Jesus fotspår i Galiléen  Vandra i Negev öknen med de häpnadsväckande vyerna.

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