Champions League Experience at Taste of Abu Dhabi

Jonathan Phang, famous chef giving live demo of cooking at the Taste of Abu Dhabi held at Du Arena at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Pawan Singh / The National
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Next weekend is the second annual Taste of Abu Dhabi festival at du Arena on Yas Island. Along with all the food and entertainment on offer at this year’s festival, Taste organisers have just announced the UEFA Champions League Experience. This experience will give all visitors exclusive access to team merchandise and memorabilia signed by players like Ronaldo and Messi. There will also be a gaming room with PlayStation, PES2016 and Foosball.

Another new area at this year’s Taste festivalsi the Premier Family Lounge. Premier Lounge ticket-holders will get fast track entry; family lounge access; two soft beverage vouchers; three food vouchers; and complimentary Arabic teas, coffee and dates in the lounge. Lounge tickets are Dh130 in advance and Dh150 at the door.

The festival runs from November 5 — 7 with tickets starting at Dh65 each. Every ticket-holder will get one entry into the Ultimate Dining Experience raffle. The winner of the raffle will receive a Dh500 voucher for each of the restaurants appearing at the festival.

Don't miss next Tuesday's edition of The National for our interviews with visiting celebrity chefs and our guide on how to navigate Taste of Abu Dhabi.

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