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Posted On: 24 March 2019 07:58 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:03 pm

Exciting workshops at QIFF 2019!

Binu Cherian
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Following the dazzling opening ceremony on March 20 and a fun-packed weekend, the tenth edition of Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) continues until Saturday 30 March, attracting food lovers and fun seekers residing in and visiting Qatar. Festival-goers have the chance throughout this week to enjoy food, festivities and tantalising experiences with celebrity chefs from 3:00 pm to 12:00 midnight on Saturday-Wednesday and from 3:00 pm to 1:00 am on Thursday & Friday.

Kicking off this week, visitors will see 7 celebrity chefs in the Cooking Theatre on Sunday including Fatafeat’s Salma Soliman, Kuwaiti chef Jameela Allenqawi and famous Indian chef Saranch Goila. On Monday, Zarmig Haldjian, Chef Hasan and Jason Atherton will also join the Live cooking theatre. On Tuesday, festival-goers can watch the best of Arabic cuisines from Noora Al Kuwari, Tasneem Al Nasrallah and Chef Belkhams with Rusly Ahmad introducing Srilankan cuisine to the platform. On Wednesday, Stephane Bucholzer of W hotel will demonstrate his exclusive recipes and, to wrap up the week, Food network’s popular celebrity chefs from South Africa Jenny Morris and Siba Mtongana will join the Cooking theatre on Thursday.

Masterclasses This Week:

Culinary aspirants can also join their favourite celebrity chefs from Fatafeat and Food Network for cooking masterclasses taking place at Education City’s Chef’s Garden restaurant. Registration is free and can be made by contacting Chef’s Garden restaurant directly.

  • Siba Mtongana Masterclasses: Wednesday, 27 March at 1:00 pm & Friday, 29 March at 10:00 am.
  • Jenny Morris Masterclasses: Tuesday, 26 March at 12:00 noon & Friday, 29 March at 1:00 pm.
  • Salma Soliman Masterclasses: Tuesday, 26 March & Wednesday, 27 March at 10:00 am.

Photography Workshops:

Take advantage of the beautiful weather and the outdoor Qatar International Food Festival 2019 and work on your photography skills with advanced photography workshops lead by professional food stylist and photographer Mohamad Al Ansari on March 28, 29, & 30 from 5:30 PM until 8:30 PM at Education City’s Oxygen Park.

Register now:


Festival-goers can skip the parking and get to Oxygen Park using an UBER. The ridesharing service is offering 50% off on four rides to users using the promocode QIFF2019.

About Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF):

Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) is a multicultural festival that celebrates the country’s diverse food, beverage and hospitality offerings. Held over a course of several days during spring, the Festival invites residents and visitors to enjoy special culinary experiences in scenic outdoor spaces.

QIFF forms a part of QNTC’s strategy to grow and diversify the country’s tourism offering, particularly in the area of family and urban entertainment. Thanks to the collaborative efforts of partners in both the public and private sector, it has grown since its first edition in 2010 to become one of the most-anticipated events in Qatar’s growing calendar of annual festivals and events.

Find & follow QIFF online

Instagram: @QatarCalendar

Twitter: @QatarCalendar


Source: Press release