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Flavours of Dubai to hit Sydney

Dubai Tourism will delight Sydneysiders with a cool treat this week, when its Flavours of Dubai pop-up cart, featuring two new bespoke flavours from Gelato Messina, launches at Bondi Junction Westfield.
Working from a traditional Arabian taste palette, the new exclusive flavours – Desert Oasis and The Pistachio Palm – will feature a decadent infusion of honey, rosewater and sweet pastry, as well as saffron with pistachio praline .The new flavours will be available free to the public during centre opening hours from Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st February.
Inspired by the Arabian Desert and the bustling souks of inner city Dubai, the pop-up will give visitors the chance to win a family trip to Dubai worth $20,000 including accommodation at Dubai’s premier entertainment resort Atlantis, The Palm, simply by taking a photo in the pop-up and uploading to social media via the hashtag #TakeMeToDubai.

Winners will receive return flights and 5 nights’ accommodation for a family of 4 in a Deluxe room at Atlantis, The Palm, including breakfast, daily access to the fun and thrilling rides of Aquaventure Waterpark and entry to the mesmerizing underwater world of The Lost Chambers’ Aquarium, home to over 65,000 marine animals.

“We are very excited to be bringing a taste of Dubai to Sydney,” said Julie King, Director – Asia Pacific, Dubai Tourism. “Due to its proximity to Europe, Dubai is the perfect stop-over destination for Australians , and the Flavours of Dubai pop-up will give Aussie families the chance to learn more about Dubai, experience a taste of its diversity and enjoy a sample of what the city has to offer,” added King.

“Dubai is home to 202 nationalities and over 5,400 restaurants, representing a diverse and ever-growing culinary scene, providing visitors with an abundance of flavours in this truly cosmopolitan city” said King.

The Flavours of Dubai pop-up comes as more Australian chefs turn to the city for culinary inspiration. This month, high-profile Aussie chefs including Matt Moran, Manu Feildel, Shannon Bennett, George Calombaris and Gary Mehigan, will be joining chefs from around the globe to participate in the Dubai Food Festival and celebrate Dubai’s emergence as a gastronomic destination.

Many celebrity chefs including Marco Pierre White and Gary Rhodes have opened their first international restaurants in Dubai.
The Flavours of Dubai pop-up will be open on level 5 near Rebel Sport at Bondi Junction Westfield from Thursday 18th February to Sunday 21st February.

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About Dubai

Dubai is one of the world’s most exhilarating destinations: a glittering city that offers swathes of golden beaches and world-class shopping, dining and nightlife. Boasting electrifying events and sporting championships, Dubai is one big, adventurous playground for all the family. Perfect for a stop-over, Dubai is a gateway to the world; a place where tradition meets ambition, where the past meets the future, the visionary city is also proud to display its rich heritage and culture.

WHAT: Flavours of Dubai to hit Sydney
WHEN: 18/02/2016 - 21/02/2016 (9:00 am - 6:00 pm)
WHERE: Westfield Bondi Junction

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