It’s a feast, it’s a treat, it’s Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai’s Culinary Month

There’s no place like Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai for foodies from 18th October to 25th November with the fourth edition of the Culinary Month.

There’s a generous helping of Michelin star chefs and food at Atlantis, The Palm’s Culinary Month. A culinary destination like no other, the fourth edition of the event boasts an itinerary you can’t miss. 

Leading internationally renowned restaurants will now be accessible at a fraction of the cost during the Atlantis Restaurant Week. Seven signature restaurants including Nobu, Hakkasan, and Seafire Steakhouse & Bar will offer special menus. 

If the unbelievable deals on dinners weren’t enough, there are also dedicated celebrity chef visits and exciting collaborations to look forward to. It’s almost surreal to imagine learning and eating with Michelin-starred Giorgio Locatelli, world-famous Nobu Matsuhisa, as well as Four Hands dinner experiences from Dubai’s best local chefs. 

The artist, of course, is as important as the art. Mohamed Essawy, a Dubai-based artist, a loyal customer of Atlantis, is also the man behind the art. His eclectic and modern style combines disparate and even interdisciplinary elements with experimental mixed media.

A closer look at what’s cooking at the Atlantis Culinary Month

So if truffle week or Gordon Ramsay’s signature beef wellington sound like alluring prospects, this Culinary Month is going to be your gateway to bliss. With an array of experiences designed to satiate your hunger, you’ll be spoilt for choice. 

Atlantis Restaurant Week

The Restaurant Week essentially offers diners a chance to indulge without breaking the bank. A three-course set menu at any of the resort’s seven signature restaurants can now be yours for a negligible cost. 

Dig into a scrumptious three-course set menu, featuring signature dishes such as Ronda Locatelli’s wagyu striploin, grilled Spanish octopus at WHITE Beach, and Ayamna’s must-try mezze and mixed grill. For a slightly steeper price, diners can also explore a three-course set menu with the likes of Nobu’s black cod miso and the award-winning savoury short rib donuts at Seafire Steakhouse & Bar.

Meet a Celebrity Chef

Culinary Month has truly outdone itself with Nobu Matsuhisa’s nine-course Omakase menu. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity allows for diners to sample exquisite dishes including Nobu Matsuhisa’s most-loved menu items from his lifetime of cooking. Presented by the legendary chef himself, the menu offers a selection of sashimi four ways, Nobu-styled cup sushi, and more.

Renowned chef nobu matsuhisa will present a nine-course omakase menu comprising his favourites
Renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa will present a nine-course Omakase menu comprising his favourites

And to seal the sweetened deal, what better than an exquisite green tea fondant and mochi ice cream.

Giorgio Locatelli’s Most Loved Menu

For six nights, the opportunity to meet one of Italy’s most celebrated chefs and MasterChef Italia judge, Giorgio Locatelli is up for grabs. Of course, the evening would be incomplete without the opportunity to sample his favourite dishes. From beef tartare with quails egg to tagliolini with white truffle and pan-fried veal with mashed potato, all of authentic Italian cuisine is yours to explore. 

The collaborations or Four Hands dinner experiences are not to be forgotten, of course. Featuring the best of the best from the culinary world, the line-up is catered to tap into your gluttony. 

Ossiano

Afternoon Tea at Ossiano with Chef Chris Malone and world-leading pastry chef Gregory Doyen

Two leading chefs come together under the sea to present what is sure to be an unforgettable afternoon tea experience. With a delectable selection of sandwiches presented by Ossiano’s award-winning chef Chris Malone followed by a delectable array of cakes and patisserie by world-renowned pastry chef Gregory Doyen, there are sure to be sweet surprises around every corner.

Four Hands Dinner at Ossiano with Chef Chris Malone and Michelin two-star chef Mickael Vilianen

There’s Chef Chris from Daniel Humm’s Eleven Madison Park. Joining him is Michelin two-star chef Mickael Vilianen of Chapter One, Ireland. What’s ahead? A 12-course curated experience menu, and an unforgettable dining experience.

Seafire

Four Hands Dinner at Seafire Steakhouse & Bar with Chef Raymond Wong and Chef Laetitia Rouabah, from Benoit in New York and Alain Ducasse’s protégé.

Meat specialty Chef Raymond Wong teams up with Alain Ducasse’s protégé, Chef Laetitia Rouabah to present a unique six-course menu at one of the most celebrated steakhouses in Dubai.

Ayamna

Four Hands Dinner at Ayamna with Chef Ali ElBourji and Chef Greg Malouf

It takes no less than Atlantis, The Palm’s leading Arabic chef, Ali ElBourji, and celebrated Australian Chef Greg Malouf for the ultimate Middle Eastern dining experience. From unique bites such as seafood kibbeh with pushed lobster to the Morocco inspired duck B’stilla, it’s Arabic cuisine like never before. 

WHITE Restaurant

Four Hands Dinner at WHITE restaurant with Chef Ibrahim Ata and Michelin one-star chef Theodor Falser

An eight-course set menu paying homage to nature for just two nights. Led by Michelin one-star chef Theodor Falser of the Engel Hotel and Spa in the South Tyrolean village of Welschnofen, it’s just locally sourced ingredients for diners. The menu features dishes such as risotto with stinging nettle, carrot butter poached turbot fillet and brown butter rye bread ice cream.

Hakkasan

Six Hands Dinner with Tao Group Hospitality’s Chef Andrew Yeo and Chef Romain Cornu and Hakkasan Dubai’s Chef Andy Toh

It’s a six-hand dinner from Tao Group Hospitality’s Executive Chefs, Andrew Yeo, Executive Pastry Chef, Romain Cornu, and Hakkasan Dubai’s Chef Andy Toh. Naturally, the 11- dish menu by three of the brands’ greatest gastronomes is going to be one to watch. From Hakkasan’s signature Peking duck to TAO’s seafood ma po tofu and bergamot sorbet with caviar, this will be a must-try for fans of Cantonese cuisine.

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