Kiss the Chef: The Haute 5 Chef’s Tables in Dubai

Dubai is full of luxurious eateries boasting top notch haute cuisine from around the world. But there are only a few places where you can actually taste the culinary masterwork direct from one of the world’s renowned chefs. The following are the places where you can literally “kiss” the chef if you so please experiencing firsthand their divine concoctions.


Amidst the fancy setting of the recently refurbished Verre restaurant you can treat yourself to the new chef’s table and be waited upon executive chef Scott Price himself. With seating for six to eight people and a custom-made menu, there’s a good chance you’ll get to try a few dishes prepared especially for you. A Gordon Ramsey creation, the Dubai team will exceed your expectations.

Hilton Dubai Creek 04 227 1111


Most of us love Thai food and often ritualize our dining experience with the usual pai thai and green curry. Experience innovative Thai food at its best through the cuisine of chef Aphithak Withojit, also as Chef Mac. He’ll design a three- course menu right before your eyes and if you’re welcome to make suggestions for something more experimental- a real treat amidst the beautiful surroundings of the Palace Hotel.

The Palace Hotel 04 428 7888


Dubai is full of Indian restaurants but Iz’s is a place not to miss. Renowned for their Indian tapas as well as tasting menus which boast of a variety of dishes and interesting concoctions, you can’t really go wrong with whatever you decide to choose. Get recommendations straight from the chef and be satisfied the whole night through.

Grand Hyatt 04 317 1234


Experience the magic of chef Frank Detrait’s cooking at the sophisticated Traiteur restaurant in the Park Hyatt Hotel. Diners get to meet the chef himself as he passes by each table to inspect the meal. Larger groups have the luxury of dining in a special room in the Cave Privée wine cellar. For those who want to sharper their culinary skills you can arrange for a masterclass at the chef’s table.

Park Hyatt 04 602 1804


At Vu’s not only will you experience one of the finest panoramic views of Dubai but delicious cuisine prepared by Chef Emil Mineva. With a talent for creative presentation and the coupling of unique flavorspreparation of has a knack for innovative presentation and unique flavor combinations, your senses will delight as you behold beautiful culinary creations and revel in their taste. Get a spot at the Chef’s table and watch Chef Mineva prepare your meal. Try as well the tasting menu which includes five courses, wine which is each serving and personal time with the chef. Make sure to book at least 48 hours in advance.

Jumeirah Emirates Towers 04 319 8088