Oman’s Ministry of Tourism is supporting the event’s ambition to reach new heights this year, as it takes place over three weekends in November and December, sister publication Caterer Middle East reported.
More than 90 high profile chefs, restaurant owners, and leading Omani and international entities from the food sector will be showcasing their delicacies over the course of the event.
Anwar Said Al Balushi, director of Tourism Events Department, Oman MoT, said: “Our support to the Food Festival - Muscat Eat 3 complements our endeavor to enhance all aspects of the Omani tourism sector, including food, and position the Sultanate amongst the world’s leading tourism destinations. Over the past two editions, the festival has proved to be a major contributor to the growth of tourism, attracting tens of thousands of food lovers, which further established Oman’s leadership as a global destination for outstanding hospitality. The third edition adds great new value as it hosts a series of interactive activities that allow visitors to explore Oman's most popular folk dishes with its rich flavors as well as enjoy the best of international cuisine, prepared by the best local and international chefs. Visitors will also have an opportunity to enjoy the essence of Omani hospitality, which is characterized by originality, generosity and exceptional reception.”
Following the initial weekend, Food Festival – Muscat Eat will return with the Food Truck Festival featuring food trucks and pop-up street stalls on November 28-30.
The event culminates in the Food Festival at Al Mouj Golf Course on December 5-7 with the launch of several recreational and entertainment programs and exclusive offers.