05Feb
#50BestTalks MENA: United Through Food
05Feb

#50BestTalks MENA: United Through Food

Yas Marina Circuit GP Halls, Yas Marina Circuit - Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 03:00 pm
Sales Closed
• Al Hosn Green Pass + Negative PCR Conducted within 96 Hours in the UAE compulsory OR • Al Hosn Grey Pass + Negative PCR Conducted within 48 Hours in the UAE compulsory. • Please carry your PCR report along with you (print or digital)

Take a seat at the top table of gastronomic discussion as some of the world’s best chefs train the spotlight on the MENA region. This insightful and interactive afternoon will be packed with live interviews, interactive discussions and culinary displays from across the MENA region and beyond. These talks will also provide opportunities to meet other food enthusiasts and expand your network.

You will gain expert insight from a host of gastronomic gurus, which include:

Tala Bashmi. The winner of the MENA’s Best Female Chef Award will take guests through her unique ideas around culinary creativity and bust some myths about Bahraini cuisine

Izu Ani. Arguably one of the most successful people in MENA’s gastronomic ecosystem, Ani settled in Dubai to launch LPM in 2010 and now runs multiple restaurant concepts, including the stand-out Mediterranean-inspired Gaia. Over the course of his 20-year career, Ani has united the MENA region through food and he plans to share all of his learnings at #50BestTalks

Will Goldfarb. The World’s Best Pastry Chef 2021 and one of the stars of the seminal Chef’s Table TV series, Goldfarb will explain his innovative approach to dessert creation and explore the healing power of plants and how we can harness this in food

Kamal Mouzawak. As the newly crowned Foodics Icon Award winner, founder of Lebanon’s first farmers market and creator of the Tawlet restaurant concept, Mouzawak’s mission is to change the world through gastronomy

Guests at the event will also be part of 50 Best’s inaugural ‘Falafel Off’ discussion outlining the history and ingredients of emblematic falafel from different parts of the MENA region

Sate your hunger for culinary knowhow and get your ticket to this uniquely thought-provoking event today.

Moderators/hosts: William Drew, Director of Content, and Giulia Sgarbi, Deputy Content Editor, 50 Best

An immersive and interactive live show featuring inspirational presentations, bespoke videos, insightful interviews and provocative discussion. The event will include an extended audience Q&A with the chef-speakers

To discover more about this exclusive event, visit www.theworlds50best.com for more information and inspiration.


  • Al Hosn Green Pass + Negative PCR Conducted within 96 Hours in the UAE compulsory OR
  • Al Hosn Grey Pass + Negative PCR Conducted within 48 Hours in the UAE compulsory.
  • Please carry your PCR report along with you (print or digital)
Yas Marina Circuit GP Halls, Abu Dhabi
Yas Marina Circuit GP Halls, Abu Dhabi
Yas Marina Circuit - Yas Island

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