Dubai, 6 March, 2017: 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.
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About The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management:
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) in Dubai is one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and an integral part of the global luxury hotel company, Jumeirah Group. It is a leading provider of university-level hospitality business education and offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees designed to develop the hospitality leaders of the future. EAHM works in academic association with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and all programmes of study are fully accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates, the Institute of Hospitality in the United Kingdom, and THE-ICE (International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education) in Australia. It is also a higher education member of the Council of International Schools (CIS). For further information and enrolment requirements, please visit The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management online: www.emiratesacademy.edu
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, a global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including its flagship hotel, the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; and the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury-serviced residences brand, Jumeirah LivingTM , with properties in London and Dubai; the new lifestyle hotel brand VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; Jumeirah SiriusTM and its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury hotels in China, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Oman, Russia, and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com