This is a wellness event with a difference. One that has great food, fab ambiance and enriching treats. Gather by JW is coming to Dubai for the first time bringing together an incredible roster of chefs and culinary experts along with a range of mindfulness experiences. The idea: to explore the connection between food and well-being. This immersive three-day festival will bring together aficionados, families, wellbeing enthusiasts, travelers and more. The star-studded line up of top culinary and motivational talents includes:
- Bobby Chinn: international chef, TV presenter, restaurateur, and cookbook author, judge on MBC’s Top Chef Middle East
- Melissa Forti: international pastry chef and entrepreneur
- Reuben Riffel: South African celebrity chef, restaurateur and media personality
- Sally Bee: motivational speaker and author
The event opens with a dinner series on the first day (Thursday, October 24) showcasing the culinary prowess of South African celebrity chef, restaurateur and media personality Reuben Riffel at Prime 68, international chef, TV presenter, restaurateur, and cookbook author, Bobby Chinn’s signature Vietnamese dishes at Tong Thai and a signature menu by the executive chef at Masala Library in collaboration with an Ayurvedic Specialist advising on the health properties of spices and the power of clean eating.
Over the weekend, expect a number of well-being activities and mindfulness moments. These include breakfast at La Farine, kids’ yoga at Aqua and a post Yoga family picnic with specially prepared hampers and a motivational speaking session titled ‘Being the best you’ with ITV personality and author Sally Bee. There will also be exclusive baking demonstrations with international pastry chef and entrepreneur, Melissa Forti, a brunch with Reuben Riffel while the signature dinner experiences continue each night.