If you are a resident of Riyadh, then you are in for some brilliant news, as there is a food festival that’s happening in the city. Yes, for the first time ever, the Food Culture Festival is coming to Riyadh on November 8, Wednesday and it will go on till Sunday, November 12. It will be happening at the Grassy Park in the diplomatic water and feature a host of exciting things that you will want to check out.
Food Culture Festival Is Coming To Riyadh
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The first-ever Food Culture Festival is happening in Riyadh next week. So if you are a foodie living in the capital, you will certainly want to check out this culinary fiesta that’s being organised by the Saudi Culinary Commission and Royal Commission for Riyadh. The four-day event is also being supported by Quality of Life, which is one of the core programs of Saudi Vision 2030. The festival aims to create awareness about local and international food cultures, thereby creating an educational experience about culinary arts.
There Are Going To Be Several Areas Worth Checking Out
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As there will be several festival areas, you are surely going to want to check out the event with your fellow foodie friends. Some of the main festival areas here include –
- Exhibitor Area – Here you will get to explore the best of Saudi International Street food while also having a chance to purchase some fantastic products and souvenirs.
- Workshop Area – In this location, there will be over 20 workshops, which will include a wide range of options. These include everything from baking to handicrafts and even life-cooking shows.
- Theatre Area – Hosting a slew of performances and musical shows, this area is going to be the perfect place for celebrating different cultures.
- Children’s Area – Just as the name suggests, this will be a great area for kids as they will get to enjoy interactive and entertaining activities while exploring food culture and heritage.
More To Know About This Festival
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So, showcasing some of the best street foods from across the world, the aim of the Food Culture Festival and Culinary Arts Commission is to promote cultural exchange. Not to mention, it also aims to celebrate local and international cuisine and also raise awareness about culinary cultures from different countries. Offering family-friendly experiences and opportunities to learn these fantastic techniques, it is certainly going to offer opportunities. As a result, this will allow you to learn from international chefs as well.
So, a festival where you not only get to stuff your face with delicious dishes but also pick up a few skills from the chefs, sounds like an experience in itself, doesn’t it? And it will be a great place to check out with your fellow foodie friends.
Where: Grassy Park, Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh
When: November 8 to 12
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