Coming to Dubai for the very first time from 24–26 October is Gather by JW – a three day festival passionate about providing guests with unrivalled opportunities to enrich the mind, body and soul – which has an array of family friendly, wellbeing and culinary experiences in store and has rounded up the best of what you can expect.
24, 25, 26 October
HAVE DINNER WITH A CELEBRITY CHEF.
The city may be full of enticing dining destinations, but Gather by JW is offering you the chance to enjoy a one-of-a-kind culinary evening by indulging in a series of specially curated menus. No matter what tickles your fancy, a myriad creations await.
À LA CARTE DINNER AT PRIME68
6pm–midnight: Feast on the culinary prowess of South African celebrity Chef Reuben Riffel.
À LA CARTE DINNER AT TONG THAI
6pm–midnight: Treat your taste buds to signature Vietnamese dishes by none other than celebrity chef and MBC’s Top Chef judge, Bobby Chinn.
À LA CARTE DINNER AT MASALA LIBRARY BY JIGGS KALRA
6pm–midnight: No ordinary dinner experience; enjoy a signature menu created by the restaurant’s executive chef in collaboration with an ayurvedic specialist advising on the health properties of spices and the power of clean eating.
25, 26 October
GATHER FOR FOOD, FAMILY & FITNESS!
Looking to gather with friends or family and spend the day mixing things up? From kids’ yoga and family picnics al fresco, to Barre fitness activities and mindfulness sessions by ITV personality and five time heart attack survivor Sally Bee, the choices are endless.
BREAKFAST AT LA FARINE CAFÉ & BAKERY
8am – 1pm: Start the day off just right with freshly baked bread, crafted barista coffee and a selection of authentic French patisserie with the à la carte Baker’s Breakfast.
KIDS’ YOGA & FAMILY PICNIC AT AQUA POOL TERRACE
9am – 10am: Have a hurly-burly morning as mini yogis gather at Aqua Pool Terrace.
10am – 11.30am: Have a post yoga family treat and enjoy a family picnic at the Aqua Pool Terrace.
BE THE BEST YOU WITH SALLY BEE
10am – 10.45am & 2pm – 2.45pm: Take some time for yourself and check in with motivational speaker on health and wellbeing, author of six bestselling cookbooks, mother of three and ITV personality, Sally Bee.
MIX UP YOUR BRUNCH-CAPADES
12.30pm – 4pm: Brunch by celebrity chef Reuben Riffel at Prime68. Need we say more?
12.30pm – 4pm: Prefer to satiate that appetite with something sweet? Look no further than the Wanderlust Brunch by Italian baker, Melissa Forti.
TRY OUT A BARRE CLASS
4pm – 5pm: Take some time to invest in yourself and book in for the Barre Class by Physique57.