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Posted On: 22 February 2017 05:03 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:17 pm

Qatari Food Festival invites epicureans to discover an authentic gastronomic journey

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Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, welcomes Qatar’s residents to try an exclusive dining experience pertinent to the region – a Qatari Food Festival in collaboration with national Qatari food icon, Sheikha Ahmad Almeer.

Guest chef, Sheikha Ahmad Almeer, the first Qatari to publish a book dedicated to the region’s food (The Art of Qatari Cuisine), will present a wide selection of delicious regional heritage dishes, cuisine that promises to bring comforting nostalgia to locals and cultural enrichment to those who are new to the country.

The Qatari Food Festival begins Friday February, 24th with lunch and continues with two days of decadent buffets (Feb 26 - 27) at the iconic hotel’s Al Hubara restaurant. Lasting for three days, the festival gives Doha’s diners a delicious taste of national culinary traditions, offering guests an extensive array of dishes, and new and familiar flavors.

The wide variety of dishes on offer at Friday lunch include specialties such as Meat Harees, Chicken Madrouba (a rice dish cooked with milk, butter and cardamom) Hammour Majbous, Fish Salona, Shrimp Jerish amongst others. Sunday and Monday’s dinner menu includes highlights such as Shrimp Mamoush, Meat Kimiyah, amongst others.

Foodies can also enjoy a selection of delightful desserts including Balalit, Sago Hisso, Assid with dates and Qabiss.

Guest Chef, Sheikha Ahmad Almeer, said: “The Qatari Food Festival presents an interesting opportunity to experience the region’s favorite dishes, and discover our heritage and culture through food. I’m excited to bring diners a delicious banquet that brings back fond memories of family occasions and gatherings and share the roots of Qatar’s cuisine with our culturally-diverse community.”

Al Hubara restaurant, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel has gained a reputation for bringing new experiences to Qatar’s foodies, hosting a variety of theme nights which allow diners get a flavor of another country’s cuisine.

The Qatari Food Festival is open for brunch on Friday (Feb 24) from 12:00 to 15:00 and Sunday and Monday (Feb 26, 27) for dinner from 19:00 to 23:30. Guests can enjoy the Qatari Food Festival brunch for QAR 315 per person including soft beverages and dinner for QAR 235 per person.

For more information, please visit the restaurant’s website