Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet Food Fest returns back to City Walk
An event offering three days of fun, food and entertainment for one and all
Dubai, March 14th, 2018 – Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet’s Food Fest will return to serve the streets at City Walk this coming weekend in its second edition of a street – food style festival. Starting from the 15th until the 17th of March 2018, the Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet will be recreating an incredible festival atmosphere using Dubai’s street food culture.
This delicious Food Fest comes alive with Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet’s renowned signature kitchens joining together with IZU Bakery, Dima Sharif, Cocoa Kitchen, 961LB, Maiz, Roux Dubai and more. Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet Food Fest will allow everyone to enjoy their weekend in the pleasant weather savoring delicious food from the international stalls offering everything from the tandoor, dim sum, and ramen to the juiciest burger, hot dogs, Manooushe and sweet treats with great live music performance and entertainment for the whole family. Food Fest will be also showcasing retail pop-ups from Le BHV Marais.
Food fest event schedule:
Thursday, 15th March 4pm – 8pm DJ
8pm – 11pm CUBACHE BAND (Cuban band- latino music)
Friday, 2pm – 8pm DJ
8pm – 11pm Pamela Farhat (Arabic singer)
Saturday 12pm – 2pm DJ
2.20pm – 3.10 / 3:30pm – 4pm Kids Zumba class (2 sessions)
6pm – 6.45pm- Kids magician
7pm – 9pm DJ
Brief info about the artists who will perform at Food fest:
Thursday entertainment: Cubache Band
An ensemble of musicians homegrown in Cuba. The 6 piece band plays the very best authentic Cuban son, an addictive fusion of Latin and Afro rhythms that create the Buena Vista and salsa styles. The band features an influential mix of Spanish, French and Afro Cuban heritage musicians hailing from the regions of Santiago and Havana who are all passionate about maintaining the traditions of the genre by reviving Cuba’s “musical golden age”. Cubache performs the purest form of Cuban rhythms with a mix of Buena Vista Club renditions, Afro-Cuban son, salsa, merengue, rumba, chachachá, reggaeton and bolero.
Friday entertainment: Pamela Farhat
Pamela is a young Lebanese singer that was raised by a family of musicians. She has been performing the MENA region for the past 10 years and is now living in the UAE and she performs at various restaurants/ lounges here including 961LB on Mondays, as well as at Caramel and the lounge Dubai on Fridays. The music is a mix of oldies and new trendy music in Arabic, with influences form both Lebanese and Syrian music.
Le Gourmet Food Fest hopes to cement Galeries Lafayette’s position as an innovator, not only by hosting the Festival in the block located in front of its recently launched space in Dubai’s City Walk; but, more so by recreating a full-on festival atmosphere – be it the festival’s street lights illuminating its outdoor space, a vibrant marketplace displaying an array of international food stalls offering a host of quick bites, between on-going live music performances and dedicated kids zone. Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet’s Food Festival offers an array of entertainment for one and all.