Between October 1st and October 31st, Doha food lovers will enjoy a host of exciting culinary experiences across an array of Doha’s top restaurants.
A one-of-its-kind gastronomic feast across Qatar’s top end hotels, and a selection of world-class restaurants including Spice Market, Jamavar, and Al Sultan Brahim.
Specially crafted menus, buffets and culinary experiences starting from QAR 80 per person at participating venues throughout the festival.
23 September 2021 - Doha, Qatar - More Cravings by Marriott Bonvoy™ is pleased to announce the return of ‘Doha Food Fest’, a month-long celebration of Qatar’s opulent culinary offering, and a delightful experience for food lovers, serving as the ideal launchpad before the opening of the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) in November.
More Cravings by Marriott Bonvoy is Marriott International’s dedicated online dining platform for restaurants across the Middle East and Africa. In Qatar, this exclusive culinary website features over 65 restaurants and lounges across Marriott Bonvoy’s® extensive group of properties including favourites such as Spice Market, Astor Grill, Fuego, Cucina, Deli Kitchen. The platform allows guests to access information on Qatar’s award-winning restaurants, celebrity chef venues, city hot spots, casual lounges, and family restaurants all in one central location as well as to make effortless bookings to these highly sought-after establishments.
From October 1st to October 31st, Doha food lovers can mark their calendars and get ready for a culinary adventure including set menus starting from QR80 per person.
Spanning across an array of Doha’s leading restaurants, 11 hotels, and top chefs, guests will experience specially curated menus, exclusive dining and tasting experiences, cooking classes and much more. The Doha Food Fest program will provide a host of activities including:
A delectable three-course set Southeast Asian menu available for lunch and dinner at Jean-Georges' Spice Market at W Doha, and featuring authentic signature dishes, expertly crafted by Chef Vongerichten.
The Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel will celebrate traditional Bedouin cuisine with the Zarb Dining Experience, a true testament to traditional slow cooking method adopted many years ago in the Arabian desert land. While the hotel’s Persian Paradise dining experience, reminiscent of the grand Persian culture and cuisine, will come alive at Parisa with exotic signatures from a specially chef-crafted menu.
Furthermore, the lunch experience at Fuego at JW Marriott Marquis City Center Doha will allow guests to indulge in authentic Latin American flavours with a specially crafted menu by Chef Oscar Egmann. From the hotel’s Pool Deck, additionally enjoy a special culinary menu while you bask in luscious green of this special urban oasis in the heart of Doha.
The Marriott Marquis City Center Doha experience at New York Steakhouse will offer a Butcher's Block menu featuring premium meat cuts from around the world for an unforgettable all-you-can-eat experience. While the Crossroads Kitchen at the Marriott Marquis guests can enjoy an innovative lunch experience, featuring diverse street food flavors served within a cozy atmosphere.
Both hotels will also host exclusive private dining experiences with spectacular 360 views on their rooftop Helipads.
The St. Regis Doha Culinary Journey will feature exclusive tasting menus between 24-27 October from The St. Regis award-winning outlets including Astor Grill, Al Sultan Brahim and Vine, complete with sensational views, a stunning open-air space and spectacular music.
Moreover, Michelin-Starred Chef Pino Lavarra, will be hosting an exclusive cooking class on 13 October followed by a five-course dinner in the Food Lab at Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Doha. Additionally, attendees can enjoy a truly Italian menu at the celebrated restaurant, Veritas.
The Sheraton Doha will host two special events: Chef Hamdi Chaklabakji’s exclusive cooking class featuring their iconic dessert favorite, Umm Ali on 19 October; and on 21 October, the hotel will also host two Botanical Beverage Master classes at Jamavar. Guests will be guided by professional mixologist Lalit Rane through five botanical beverages paired with the royal tastes of India.
At The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, discover at STK Doha, the premium steakhouse in Qatar, a unique culinary adventure with Le Petit Chef, an interactive dining experience with the world’s smallest chef. Guests will also enjoy exclusive set menus at the legendary Sel & Miel.
Two cooking master classes will be held at Westin Doha Hotel & Spa. On 17th October, a cooking class will be held at The Hunters Room and Grill, where guests will explore a great dining experience in a unique ambiance and get the best tips from Chef Esteban; in addition to an A La Carte dinner menu. On 19th October another cooking class will be held at Sabai Thai, a culinary adventure where guests will explore authentic Thai dishes and learn how to cook it with Chef Pawichada. This cooking class is complimentary for Marriott Bonvoy Members only. Limited seats are available, and booking is required by 10th October.
Discover at Marriott Executive Apartments City Center Doha, a special combo lunch featuring a choice of chicken, shrimp or beef favorites at Campagnia, a welcoming café with a comfortable vibe. Finally, experience the taste of Doha at Four Points by Sheraton’s Msheireb with a specially curated set menu of Arabic and Thai favorites.
Organised by More Cravings by Marriott Bonvoy, the Doha Food Fest is designed to provide guests the perfect platform to sample a range of different restaurants and cuisines at affordable prices, in addition to entertainment and fun for all family members.
Safak Guvenc, Area Vice President – Gulf, Levant & Turkey, Marriott International said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to showcase Doha’s burgeoning gastronomic offering as part of Doha Food Fest 2021. Doha has proved itself to be a culinary hot spot in the region, powered by Marriott International’s extensive offering with more than 65 globally renowned restaurants opened in the country. The festival will showcase the culinary talent in the city, including some of the world’s most renowned restauranteurs, chefs and culinary entrepreneurs”.
“Doha Food Fest puts Marriott’s unique gastronomic offer under the spotlight, unlocking a world of endless dining options via More Cravings, a one stop shop destination for foodies to access all information in one place on the best and more extensive dining scene in Qatar”.
Marriott Bonvoy, the award-winning travel programme from Marriott International has introduced a new benefit in Doha starting from October this year, allowing Marriott Bonvoy members to Dine, Earn, and Redeem points, and have their Elite status recognized at participating restaurants even when they are not staying at the hotel. Members can earn 10 points with every eligible 1 USD (QAR 3.6) spent both locally and internationally, letting them experience the thrill of redeeming for free nights, flights, experiences and more all around the world. To participate in the new member benefit, members need to download the latest version of the Marriott Bonvoy App on their mobile device and start reaping amazing benefits for every QAR they spend.
From October 7th to October 14th 2021, get ready to go out and rediscover the world’s many wonders. Marriott Bonvoy is curating seven days of the epic and extraordinary with offers exclusively designed for members, including a rewarding Food & Beverage offer.