Our Festival Partners
Taste of Abu Dhabi offers a high quality and premium culinary offering for our passionate, food-loving audience. We are proud to work with the very best brands that match these values and enhance the experience for our visitors.
Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) drives the sustainable growth of Abu Dhabi’s culture and tourism sectors and its creative industries, fuelling economic progress and helping to achieve Abu Dhabi’s wider global ambitions.
By working in partnership with the organisations that define the emirate’s position as a leading international destination, DCT Abu Dhabi strives to unite the ecosystem around a shared vision of the emirate’s potential, coordinate effort and investment, deliver innovative solutions, and use the best tools, policies, and systems to support the culture and tourism.
Located on the golden shores of Abu Dhabi—just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai—Yas Island offers holidaymakers a diverse mix of leisure and entertainment experiences.
From award-winning theme parks such as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, and Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi to incredible attractions such as the record-breaking CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi and the thrilling Yas Marina Circuit (home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX™), visitors are bound to discover a world of entertainment options all within the 25 sq. km island.
Kibsons International LLC was founded in 1980 in the Emirate of Dubai under the vision and leadership of Hussain Ismail Khatri, the Chairman. In 1997, this was continued by Jamal Hussain, the present Managing Director. Their entrepreneurial spirit and long-term view of the consumer goods industry has created the foundation for market leadership in the fruit, vegetable, meat, and poultry sectors.
Today, the Kibsons community is made up of more than 500 employees who share a passion for service and quality. More than 150,000 kilos of fresh produce are distributed from our cold stores and production facility every day. Storytelling and iconic recipes.
Soft Drinks Partner
PepsiCo was formed in 1965, when Frito-Lay Inc. merged with Pepsi-Cola. Today, PepsiCo products are enjoyed by more than one billion consumers per day, spanning over 200 plus countries and territories around the globe.
In 2021, Pepsico generated 79 billion US dollars in net revenue. Their product portfolio includes the ever-popular brands like Lay’s, Doritos, Gatorade, Quaker, and of course, Pepsi-Cola. Many of the iconic brands in PepsiCo’s product portfolio generate more than 1 billion US dollars in estimated retail sales per year!
We all grew up to know and love these classic brands. The perfect quality management does not make us wonder too far as to why PepsiCo products are so popular.
VIP Lounge Partner
Welcome to a world of unparalleled luxury and sophistication, where your dreams of the perfect living space become a stunning reality. At Aldar, we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of creating innovative and iconic properties that redefine the very essence of modern living. Whether you are looking for apartments for rent in Abu Dhabi or villas for rent in Abu Dhabi, we offer a range of properties that cater to your every need and desire.
With a commitment to excellence in every aspect of our business, we strive to exceed your expectations and provide you with the ultimate lifestyle experience. So come, explore our world of luxury, and let us help you find your perfect home.
BBQ School Partner
Suma Gourmet is the premier supplier of premium, high-quality meat products in the Gulf since 2017. We have partnered with some of the most reputable halal producers in the world to enhance the dining experience of our customers.
Today, Suma is the chosen meat partner of over hundreds of restaurants, hotels, caterers, and airlines. We are also delighted to bring this exclusive experience to households via our eCommerce platform DXBBQ.
We take pride in our best quality products, coupled with our reliability, timely delivery, and undisputed reputation over the years to deliver the finest total dining experience to our customers.
Cook School Partner
noon Food is a new food delivery marketplace housed within the noon app. Our mission is to grow the Food and Beverage delivery sector via accessible technology and fair pricing.
Championing local businesses from the region for the region, we consider both the restaurants and the customers. Everyone has a seat at the noon Food table.
Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island offers world-class hospitality in the most vibrant and spectacular setting. Ideally situated next to the prime waterfront location at Yas Bay, guests can enjoy the lively promenade boasting an abundance of restaurants, just outside our doors.
Contemporary rooms and suites, including 250 connecting rooms offer impressive views of Yas Island and include access to Yas Theme Parks for every guest per night stayed for all room stays.
Offering signature dining, a fully equipped Kids’ Club, eforea spa, fitness centre, stunning temperature-controlled outdoor pool, and Café Del Mar Abu Dhabi, there really is something for everyone.
At Sangka, we go beyond providing exceptional natural alkaline water. We join you on your journey to well-being, offering a holistic approach to health and a vibrant life. Our inspiration stems from Thailand’s majestic Sangka conch shell, renowned for bestowing blessings and good fortune. Like this revered conch, our natural alkaline is a rare gem capable of transforming lives.
Our premium water is carefully drawn from a unique natural alkaline spring, deeply rooted in the rich traditions of Thailand’s royal ceremonies. Experience the captivating qualities of Sangka Natural Alkaline Water and embark on a journey towards balance, prosperity, and vitality!
RAW Coffee Company
RAW Coffee Company stands as the pioneering specialty coffee roasting company in the Middle East, enjoying global recognition as the foremost provider of premium, certified specialty coffee. We supply top-tier coffee and beverage solutions to our customers, with an unwavering commitment to quality and sustainability.
Our diverse supply chain is instrumental in ensuring that our farmers and producers receive fair compensation. We see it as our duty to share their compelling stories with you.
In conclusion, at RAW Coffee Company, we not only take immense pride in our position as industry leaders in specialty coffee but also in our dedication to supporting the global coffee community and promoting sustainability.
The ADCB Group is one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions, based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Serving over one million customers with a wide range of market-leading products and services, the ADCB Group’s core businesses are Retail Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking, and Treasury & Investments.
With a host of award-winning digital solutions and market firsts, the ADCB Group is driving digital innovation in the financial services industry, helping provide the highest levels of service and convenience to its customers and partners.
The ADCB Group operates major financial and non-financial subsidiaries. These subsidiaries include Al Hilal Bank, providing Islamic banking services for retail customers; and ADCB Egypt, providing both corporate and retail banking services.
The Bottle Store
Founded by a team of global industry experts with a drive for something new, The Bottle Store was established to redefine the liquor purchasing experience in Abu Dhabi.
The Bottle store is focused on delivering a premium shopping experience with every day low pricing driving value for money across the Abu Dhabi market.
The Bottle Store launched UAE’s first instant beverage delivery app. Say goodbye to traffic, vague delivery times, and enjoy your favourite drinks delivered to your doorstep in 90 mins or less.
THE UAE’S FEEL GREAT RADIO STATION
Dubai 92 is the longest running English language station in the UAE. Proud of our heritage and in tune with OUR multicultural audience, Dubai 92 is the only family-focused radio station in the UAE. We embrace the change, growth, and lifestyle of Dubai and the UAE and play the soundtrack to your family’s life in the World’s Best City.
Dubai 92 is live and local, and we engage with our listeners on-air, online, and across the UAE. Our presenters are more like friends and our listeners are the true stars.
The leading guide to all things to do in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and many other cities in the region and around the globe, Time Out is a leading global media and entertainment business that inspires and enables people to make the most of a city. Operating in 108 cities across 39 countries, it has a global monthly audience reach of 242 million across all platforms.
Time Out Abu Dhabi tells you all you need to know about food, attractions, art, culture, shopping, and nightlife in the city!
Aan Al Awan General Trading LLC., Licence Number 581466, Registration Number 1143566, is a subsidiary of 4Homes. Aan Al Awan holds the brand TAVOLA and is the operator of www.tavolashop.com, in six GCC countries (UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Bahrain). To find out the exact location of the brick-and-mortar shops, please visit this page: https://www.tavolashop.com/ae-en/store-locator/.
Aan Al Awan fulfills orders placed on www.tavolashop.com and provides customer service, warranty, and after-sales service for the products supplied.
Aan Al Awan is authorised by Wilton Enterprises to conduct the Wilton Method for Cake Decorating and the Wilton Method Instructors (WMI) training programs, and by Knightsbridge PME (UK) to conduct PME sugar crafting programs. Aan Al Awan also offers programs in baking and chocolate making.
Gulf News, the leading English language newspaper of the Gulf, is published by Al Nisr Publishing LLC, a multimedia organisation with activities spanning print media, including newspapers, digital media, contract publishing, commercial printing, niche publications, direct marketing and distribution, content marketing, events, and podcasts.
Its dynamic journalism, interface with its readers, and subscriber benefits ensure timely and relevant news and content. With the largest pan-Emirates print media distribution network, Gulf News reaches a wide and diverse readership.
The group’s digital media includes the region’s most popular and stylised English news web site gulfnews.com, which has more than 12 million unique users and 70 million page views a month.
Apart from its industry dominance, Gulf News also leads on the social and cultural front through its sponsorship of international and local event, whether sporting, commercial, or social.
OSN+ is the region’s leading local premium streaming service, featuring an incredible lineup of exclusive global and local curated content. Led by its long-term partnerships with major studios including HBO, NBC Universal, Paramount+, Endeavor Content, MGM, and Sony, the platform ensures the latest content at the same time as the US, including critically acclaimed series and must-see movies, as well as world-class Arabic original content and OSN+ Originals.
OSN+ can be accessed through all your favourite devices, including major TV platforms, all iOS, and Android devices, and from the web. Find out more and stream now at www.osnplus.com.
OSN is the leading service for premium entertainment servicing the MENA region in 22 countries featuring exclusive and in-demand premium global and local hit tv series and films. OSN delivers content across multiple divisions: OSN+, OSNtv, and b2b offerings in every market. Home to the most compelling content from around the world, OSN spearheads premium content including Western, Arabic, Turkish and more across divisions, distinctively known for broadcasting the latest content on the same day as the US, including popular series, blockbuster movies, and the best in kids and lifestyle programming.
OSN’s ambition is to deliver entertainment everywhere for everyone, which is informed by the company’s three key pillars: A customer-first approach, unrivaled exclusive content, and unbeatable value. By seamlessly bringing together Global Network Partnerships, Studios, and Originals, along with reimagined Linear channels, OSN provides an ecosystem of entertainment.
Acacia Garden Center LLC
Acacia Garden Center LLC was established in 2016 and is strategically located in Al Warsan, Dubai, which is a dedicated Dubai Municipality allocated trading zone for natural plants and garden accessories. It is one of the largest garden centers in UAE and has become a preferred retail supplier for indoor and outdoor plants, outdoor furniture, fountains, landscaping products, accessories, and planters.
AGC’s products cater to homeowners for DIY projects as well as small and medium enterprises.
Weber has been celebrating perfect BBQs since 1952 with superior know-how, unique range of products and our enthusiasm for all things ‘Weber’. No other barbecue manufacturer can boast such a wealth of experience and knowledge as Weber. In the same way they invented the kettle barbecue in Chicago from a simple marine buoy, Weber continues to develop the whole world of barbecuing bit by bit every day.
As one of the world’s leading providers with the most comprehensive range of products and services in the industry, today, Weber is internationally synonymous with barbecuing innovation, perfect barbecue products, and the ultimate barbecue experience. With offices in over 40 countries on all continents, we continue to promote the Weber BBQ culture around the world.
Careem is building “the everything app” for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earnings for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Morocco to Pakistan.
In 2019, we were acquired by Uber for 3.1 billion US dollars, solidifying our position as the biggest unicorn in the Middle East and providing new opportunities for startups in the region. This acquisition allowed us to bring some of the best talent into our organisation, which was a critical part of our growth strategy.
Now, we’re excited to explore synergies with the global technology investor e& following their 400 million US dollar investment in the Careem Super App. With two strong partners in e& and Uber, we’re looking forward to building category-leading verticals and scaling the Super App across our key markets.
As the national tourism agency for Great Britain, VisitBritain is dedicated to showcasing the diversity of our remarkable destination through its rich culinary tapestry. From beloved classics like fish and chips to globally inspired dishes, we invite you to explore Britain’s unique flavours.
Our mission is to inspire you to embark on a gastronomic journey through Britain, where every meal tells a story. From charming countryside tea houses to bustling urban food markets, we present the delightful treasures of British food culture, featuring local ingredients, regional specialties, and renowned chefs.
Immerse yourself in unique food festivals, culinary events, and delicious traditions that make Britain a must-visit destination. Discover eco-conscious dining in Cardiff and savour the fiery flavours of a Balti in Birmingham—Great Britain offers a diverse culinary journey.
Wego is the largest online travel marketplace in the MENA region, providing award-winning travel search websites and top-ranked mobile applications for travellers. Simplifying travel planning, Wego offers an impartial comparison of travel products and prices from various global and local merchants, aiding travellers in finding the best deals.
Wego’s offerings encompass flights, hotels, villas, alternative accommodation, travel tips, and destination recommendations, providing users with the best of travel deals while making their experience of booking travel a seamless one.
The Radiant Group
The Radiant Group (R3G) has its headquarters in the UAE with a strong footprint in Asia and the Middle East region including branch offices in India and Nepal. They provide commercial and operational security services with a focus on manpower recruitment, event security, and risk consultation.
And because one size doesn’t fit all, R3G identifies with the provision of the specific needs of each client to create solutions and customised security programs, including the best vendor partner elements at the best price point.
Since our inception in 2003, we have evolved into UAE’s leading events partner with a solid reputation for flawlessly executing world-class events and providing top-of-the-line technologies on hire in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and GCC countries.
International Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA)
ICCA and Taste
ICCA has a long-drawn relationship of over 15 years with Taste and has been continually supporting the Taste of Dubai and Taste of Abu Dhabi events since 2008.
Recognised as a leading TVET school in culinary arts, the International Centre for Culinary Arts, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, deliver award-winning learning experiences to aspiring chefs, artisans, and entrepreneurs from the world over.
Established in 2005, ICCA has been featured amongst the “Top 10 Culinary Institutes in the World”, recognised as the Best Culinary Institute in the Middle East, and awarded the “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WorldChefs), a global authority on food standards.
The centre has won several awards, including the prestigious “City & Guilds, London Lion Awards (Known as the Oscars of Skills)”, “International Centre of the Year Award 2016” and “The International Centre for Excellence Award (Middle East)-2016”, “ProChef ME Cooking School of the Year 2016”, and the “Broadcast Pro Best Digital Initiative of the Year 2016”, amongst several others for its application-focused and outcome-driven, innovative initiatives, quality training, and continued excellence.
ICCA Dubai Graduates do it all in the food world: they are successful Chefs, Restaurant Owners, Hospitality Managers, Entrepreneurs, Food Stylists, Food Writers, and more.
Behind The Scene
Established in 2015 in Dubai, Behind the Scene is a complete in-house fabrication and printing company with on-time delivery and seamless execution.
Their services include design, large format digital printing, vehicle branding, event and exhibition management and fabrication, signage production, and laser cutting.
Splash ‘n’ Party
Kids Zone Partner
Your gateway to a world of inflatable wonder and excitement! Splash ‘n’ Party is not just a rental company—we’re your partner in fun. Our team is passionate about helping you plan and execute the perfect event. From selecting the right inflatables to logistics and setup, we’re with you every step of the way. From thrilling slides to enchanting bounce houses, obstacle courses, and more, our extensive inventory guarantees something special for everyone. We believe that every event is an opportunity to create cherished memories.
Whether it’s the joyous laughter of children on a bounce castle or the friendly competition of an obstacle course race, we help you craft moments that will be remembered for a lifetime.
Fresh Bite Catering LLC
At Fresh Bite Catering, we are passionate about creating extraordinary culinary experiences that delight the senses and leave a lasting impression.
As the premier catering company in Abu Dhabi, we have established ourselves as industry leaders, known for our exceptional service, culinary expertise, and commitment to excellence.
- Exquisite Catering Services
- Tailored Menus
- Seamless Event Coordination
- Culinary Excellence
- Personalised Attention