The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, part of Jumeirah Group, will be hosting its first ever Food Festival on 9 -11 March 2017.

This celebration will bring local businesses, societies and organisations in Dubai together and will offer a mix of activities throughout three days.

The food festival is open to the public and will take place at the Emirates Academy campus opposite Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Entrance to the event is free and it will be open during the following times: 9 March from 5 – 10 pm and 10 – 11 March from 12 – 10pm.

Activities on offer include live cooking demonstrations, quizzes, themed stalls, raffles, cookery competitions and children’s activities.

Vendors will sell delicious goodies, mocktails and there will be flare workshops as well as fitness classes from Talise Fitness. The event has been organised by the academy’s talented students under the supervision of their food and beverage lecturers.

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) is a world class institution which specialises in offering business management degrees both at undergraduate as well as post-graduate level with a focus on hospitality. It is located at the heart of Dubai overseeing the scenic beauty of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. EAHM is at the forefront of imparting hospitality and tourism related education and ranks highly among all the hospitality schools globally.

The academy’s food and beverage division provides students first-hand knowledge of the industry standards in service, hygiene and food preparation. The purpose of organising the Food Festival is to enhance the students’ learning experience, increase engagement with the community and utilize their existing knowledge, experience and creativity.