Dubai’s leading culinary destination, Atlantis, The Palm is hosting the fourth edition of its popular Culinary Month, from October 18 to November 25. The resort is inviting guests to meet, learn and eat with some of the most prolific chefs in the region, as well as a selection of world-class Michelin star chefs. Dubai residents and guests can also dine at Atlantis, The Palm’s leading restaurants for a fraction of the cost during Atlantis Restaurant Week, with menus offered across seven signature restaurants including Nobu, Hakkasan and Seafire Steakhouse & Bar.
Here are a few highlights of the event-
Atlantis Restaurant Week
November 11- 25 (6:00 pm-11:00 pm daily)
Cost: AED 150 or AED 350 per person for a three-course set menu
From November 11- 25, Culinary Month will play host to Atlantis Restaurant Week, offering diners the chance to enjoy a three-course set menu at any of the resort’s seven signature restaurants for a fraction of the cost. For just AED 150 per person for a three-course set menu, diners can indulge in signature dishes including Bread Street Kitchen’s beef wellington, Ronda Locatelli’s wagyu striploin, grilled Spanish octopus at White Beach, and Ayamna’s must-try mezze and mixed grill. For just AED 350 per person for a three-course set menu, diners can enjoy the likes of Nobu’s black cod miso, Hakkasan’s decadent dim sum platter, and the award-winning savoury short rib donuts at Seafire Steakhouse & Bar.
Meet a Celebrity Chef
November 16 -18 (6:00 pm-11:00 pm)
Cost: AED 950 per person
This Culinary Month, guests are afforded a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sample exquisite dishes from the nine-course Omakase menu, featuring Nobu Matsuhisa’s most-loved menu items from his lifetime of cooking. The lavish menu, presented by Nobu Matsuhisa on the night, will offer a selection of sashimi four ways, Nobu-styled cup sushi, and for those who like to end their meal on a sweet note, the exquisite green tea fondant and mochi ice cream.
Giorgio Locatelli’s Most Loved Menu
October 20 – 25 (6:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
A la carte
For six nights over Culinary Month, diners will have the opportunity to meet one of Italy’s most celebrated chefs and MasterChef Italia judge, Giorgio Locatelli, as well as sampling some of Giorgio’s favourite dishes. From beef tartare with quails egg to tagliolini with white truffle and pan-fired veal with mashed potato, never has there been a better opportunity to sample authentic Italian cooking in the heart of Dubai.
Culinary Month Collaborations
November 5- 6 (From 2:00 pm)
Cost: AED 225 per person or AED 395 with two glasses of champagne
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.
November 21-22 (6:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
Cost: AED 895 per person, AED 550 with wine pairing
With Chef Chris hailing from Daniel Humm’s Eleven Madison Park and Michelin two-star chef Mickael Vilianen of Chapter One, Ireland, joining forces this 12 course curated experience menu is sure to be an unforgettable dining experience.
October 28-29 (6:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
Cost: AED 395 per person, AED 280 with wine pairing
Meat speciality Chef Raymond Wong will partner with Alain Ducasse’s protégé, Chef Laetitia Rouabah to present a unique six-course menu at Dubai’s most celebrated steakhouse.
October 28-29 (6:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
Cost: AED 295 per person
Atlantis, The Palm’s leading Arabic chef, Ali El Bourji, will partner with the celebrated Chef Greg Malouf to present the ultimate in Middle Eastern dining experiences. From unique bites such as seafood kibbeh with pushed lobster to the Morocco inspired duck B’stilla, this will be Arabic cuisine like you’ve never seen before.
November 11-12 (6:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
Cost: AED 395 per person
For two nights only, diners can enjoy an eight-course set menu with each dish paying homage to nature, using only hand-picked ingredients and locally sourced produce. Led by Michelin one-star chef Theodor Falser of the Engel Hotel and Spa in the South Tyrolean village of Welschnofen, diners can expect dishes such as risotto with stinging nettle, carrot butter poached turbot fillet and brown butter ryebread ice cream.
November 9- 11 (6:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
Cost: AED 498 per person and AED 350 for wine pairing
For the first time, guests can enjoy a unique six-hands dinner from Tao Group Hospitality’s Executive Chefs, Andrew Yeo, and Executive Pastry Chef, Romain Cornu, who will join forces with Hakkasan Dubai’s Chef Andy Toh to present a unique 11- dish menu that brings together the creative talent of three of the brands’ greatest gastronomes. 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.