Qatar Airways to fly in world-renowned chefs for Qatar International Food Festival 2019

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Sponsor of the 10th annual Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) 2019, in partnership with the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC).

The airline will fly more than 20 celebrity chefs from around the globe to Doha to take part in this year’s festival, including Nobu Matsuhisa, Masaharu Morimoto, Richard Sandoval, Dominique Ansel of ‘Cronut’ fame, as well as many others. These celebrated chefs will contribute to Doha’s rich and diverse community by sharing their extraordinary culinary art and cultural flavours with visitors to this year’s QIFF.

On the event, senior vice president marketing and corporate communications, Qatar Airways, Salam Al Shawa: “As the Official Airline Sponsor of the QIFF, we are delighted to be bringing so many master chefs from around the world to Doha to take part in this year’s festival.”


She continued: “This unique event showcases Qatar’s extraordinary diversity, something we as an airline take tremendous pride in. Qatar Airways has also activated a stopover programme for transiting visitors at Hamad International Airport to visit QIFF. We look forward to tasting the many amazing flavours at the festival, and we welcome all visitors and guests to join us at this exciting event.”

The 11-day festival, which runs from March 20-30 at Oxygen Park at Education City, will feature more than 150 food stalls, food trucks, a cooking theatre and food and beverage entrepreneurs, as well as a dedicated kids’ zone and cultural activities. Food stalls offering exciting cuisine from around the globe, including India, South Africa, Japan, USA and France, will all be present to share their flavours. A live cooking theatre will showcase celebrity chefs on stage creating signature dishes while engaging with the audience.

With exciting live entertainment throughout each day, the festive atmosphere promises to bring all guests a wonderful experience.