Taste of THE WORLD, Riyadh

WHERE FOOD LOVERS FEAST

 

COMING BACK IN 2020

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Welcome To Taste

Taste of the World, Riyadh is a six-day gastronomic celebration bringing together the world’s top chefs and restaurants, the Kingdom’s most exciting culinary talent, delicious food-tastings and live demonstrations, private dining experiences, live music and more.

2019 marked the first time that Riyadh hosted Taste of the World, delighting 14,000 cosmopolitan food-lovers from across the capital.

Stay tuned – Taste is coming back to Riyadh in 2020.

RESTAURANT LINEUP 2019

Arcane

Modern European cuisine from the bustling streets of Hong Kong.

Club Gascon

Michelin-starred French restaurant from the heart of London.

Elystan Street

Delicious, ingredient led, seasonal and highly acclaimed food from London.

Flesh and Buns

Stand-out Japanese inspired food.

IDA

A journey through the art of living and Italian gastronomy.

Maison Yaki

French yakitori restaurant from Brooklyn, New York.

Olmsted

Seasonal, ingredient-driven dishes from New York.

Paul Ainsworth at No. 6

Michelin-starred restaurant from the south coast of the UK, serving modern British food.

RESTAURANT SYLVESTRE WAHID, HÔTEL THOUMIEUX

Two Michelin-starred restaurant serving the essence of French cuisine.

Roganic

Forward-thinking and imaginative menus, using the freshest and most exceptional array of farm produce.

Sartoria

Stylish Italian Cicchetti from London’s Saville Row.

TOM'S KITCHEN

British favourites and comfort food classics, from Michelin-starred head chef Tom Aikens.

ZELMAN MEATS

A selection of the very finest steaks cooked by a team of passionate chefs.

Things To Do at Taste

EAT AT THE WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANTS

Taste brings a plethora of pop-up restaurants from all over the globe, each serving taster-sized portions – allowing you to try a range of the world’s best cuisines all in one place.

THE FIRE PIT

The Fire Pit stage brings a carnival style atmosphere to the heart of Taste, open to all ticket holders to relax, socialise and eat. The Fire Pit will feature food grilling, live music, cooking demonstrations, food sampling and more.

TASTE THE MUSIC STAGE

No festival is complete without a soundtrack – so be sure to head to the Taste the Music Stage to enjoy live music from local acoustic bands and performers.

DINE AT THE TASTE RESIDENCE

A unique and exclusive private dining experience where you can enjoy a 4-course tasting menu from one of the world’s best chefs. Each session welcomes a different star chef and is limited to 24 guests.

WORLD-CLASS CHEFS

Witness some of the most exciting chefs from around the world at work at Taste of the World, Riyadh.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“The smiles of the people whilst trying my food and their inquisitive questions about the meals prepared made it truly very special.”

Pascal Aussignac

Michelin-starred chef from Club Gascon, London

“This is the first time that Taste has taken place in the Kingdom and people have been very excited about the occasion, the activities and the cooking demos. We had both local and international chefs at The Fire Put and people love it!”

Saudi celebrity chef Rakan Aloraifi

“Amazing food, great venue and fantastic organization. We can’t wait for Taste to come back to Riyadh in 2020!”

Taste 2019 Guest

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