WHAT: Depachika Food Hall Grand Opening
WHERE: Depachika Food Hall, Nakheel Mall, Palm Jumeirah
WHEN: Thursday 23rd January, 4pm – 10pm
Friday 24th January, 1pm – 9pm
Saturday 25th January, 1pm – 9pm
(SUNDAY 19TH JANUARY 2020) – Looking for the perfect way to spend the weekend with family and friends? Get ready, for Dubai’s epicurean haven, Depachika Food Hall, is gearing up for its grand opening filled with an abundance of activities for all.
Having opened its doors to a paradise of flavours just in time for the festive season, Depachika Food Hall is hosting its official, cherry blossom-themed grand opening weekend from Thursday 23rd January to Saturday 25th January. Step into an oasis of pink with stunning cherry blossom wreaths, trees and balloon décor at Depachika Food Hall.
The weekend will be filled with delicious food and an array of entertainment, including a flash mob on Thursday 23rd January taking centre stage at 6.30pm, 8.10pm and 9.10pm. There will also be rolling Geishas, an arts and crafts corner with face painting for kids and a DJ throughout the weekend.
Depachika Food Hall features 36 brands, including home-grown, UAE favourites and international offerings. Here’s a selection of the tasty range of activities and promotions throughout the opening weekend.
LIME TREE CAFÉ
Lime Tree will serve up an array of sweet treats such as pink cupcakes and freshly baked donuts with cherry and chocolate filling as well as a breakfast special of spiced poached cherries on matcha pancakes with crème fraiche.
Visit the Lime Tree Café to enter the Cherry Blossom Draw. Three winners will receive prizes including a gift voucher worth AED350 for breakfast for four, a gourmet Lime Tree Café gift hamper worth AED600 and a voucher to spend on catering and party food worth AED1,500.
The Lime Tree Café will also feature a homemade crackers and chutney tasting station with a full range of Lime Tree chutneys, relishes, handmade crackers and homemade Dukkah with olive oil.
Visit 1762’s ‘make your own focaccia’ station for hints and tips from 1762’s professional bakers.
Indulge in all things cheese at The Cheeseroom with a live burrata station.
THE CLIMBING GOAT
Always wanted to make your own coffee art? Then head over to The Climbing Goat roastery to immerse yourself in coffee cupping, latte art and participate in a lucky draw.
LITTLE GREECE DELI
Looking for something to satisfy that sweet tooth? Visit the display at the Little Greece Deli where guests can sample and take away cherry spoon sweets, jams and juice drinksfor. small chocolate bites with almonds and Cherry Blossom-themed hampers will also be on sale.
Is there anything better than the smell of fresh bread? Saj2go will bake fresh bread throughout the weekend, with a selection of freshly-made complimentary mini manakeesh.
Coffee lovers are in for a treat with a traditional Ethiopian coffee roasting ceremony on Thursday and Friday from 5pm to 9pm and on Saturday from 11am to 3pm. Boon Coffee also has a special opening weekend offer: for every 2kg of coffee beans bought, get 250gr of coffee beans free.
CONFETTI WILLIAM DI CARLO
Since 1833, Confetti William Di Carlo has produced high quality delicacies through traditional methods and recipes. During the grand opening, William Di Carlo will fly in from Italy to tell the brand’s sotry.
Let your taste buds indulge in all the chocolate your heart desires. Royce’ is hosting tasting sessions as well as a promotion; buy any chocolate from Royce and receive a free tumbler or Royce eco bag.
Damman Freres will feature interactive Japanese, Chinese and Moroccan) tea tasting ceremonies, with tutorials on how to prepare the perfect cup of tea, tasting sessions and free samples.
Step into The Lighthouse with your little movers and shakers for a special kids’ wall painting activity.
Looking for the perfect kid-friendly activity? Head to Sugarmoo’s ‘paint your own cookie’ station, open from 2pm to 4pm Thursday to Saturday. There are also competitions with delicious prizes up for grabs. Grown-ups can enter a draw at the dessert lab to win a custom cake and kids can enter their own design, with the winning cake being brought to life.
V-shakes will share tasters from their superfood smoothies, acai bowls, wellness blends and homemade healthy treats.
Check out Mamalu Kitchen and participate in the interactive pizza making classes throughout the weekend and enjoy product sampling as well as a display of Mamalu Kitchen’s Eazy Freezy.
Depachika is open weekdays from 10am to 10pm and from 10am to 12am at weekends.