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  • 29-31 October 2019 
  • Dubai world trade centre

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Co-located with

yummex co located show Gulfood Manufacturing     1     yummex co located show private label

Sweet Tastes of the World



Indulgence at its finest, Sweet Tastes of the World features an eclectic line-up of Celebrity and Michelin starred chefs and dessert maestros creating culinary masterpieces that represent 4 continents of the world.

The multi-sensory feature includes live cooking demonstrations, masterclasses and thrilling competitions where the chefs team up and go head-to-head for ultimate recognition among their peers.

Sweet Tastes of the World sets the stage for the creative culinary showdown across 4 key themes. A rare opportunity to experience the spellbinding theatrics and mastery of world renowned pastry chefs, as  they create unique flavours.

Festive Collections

Four (4) dedicated market places representing 4 continents

Futuristic Food

Platform to showcase
new innovative Product(s)
and any futuristic


Chocolate purists and mocktail lovers can taste while watching some of the finest mixologists shake, stir and serve custom brews.

Cake Atelier

Custom designed chocolate
showpieces, chocolate
sculptures and centerpieces created live.



Best Healthy Pastry

The pastry of the future. Select number of the best pastry chefs in Dubai will put their skills and most  innovative techniques to the test to find worthy inspiration to create the most innovative pastry showpiece  documenting culinary discoveries from various continents in their creation, amongst other elements.

Best Gelato in UAE

Who is making the best frozen dessert innovation? Select number of UAE’s based gelato artisans will  go head to head and develop the most phenomenal, unique, and innovative flavor creations made to be  enjoyed in the form of authentic Italian gelato. Specialty dessert ingredients must be used e.g. snacks,  jellies, jams, fresh fruit.

The Art of Cake Decorating

Three (3) expert pastry chefs will have 15 min to decorate a cake. The winner will be based on originality  and creativity of design, overall visual impact, skills and execution of technique, number of skills used  and level of difficulty; and interpretation of the brief.

PLUS! A 3-Day Power Programme


  • Masterclasses & live demos
  • Basics & science of chocolate
  • Chocolate making & different uses in cooking around the world
  • Chocolate lollipop & truffle making 
  • The art of cake decoration

Health & Wellness

  • New Era of Pastries - Innovative touches on pastry for every restaurant
  • Pastry transformation into gluten-free & low or no sugar
  • Healthy baking & pastry demos 
  • Sustainability talk


  • Gelato in the middle east market
  • Demonstrations: How to make gelato  Types of gelato/ice cream and new trends explained


  • As main baking & pastry ingredient
  • Camel milk & dates uses in modern pastry 
  • Traditional dishes & fusion of cuisines

Festive Seasons & Pastry

  • Demonstrations of signature pastries from  different continents
  • Masterclass: Storytelling, dessert making,  tradition and culture
  • The business of the festive pastries:  trends explained

Breakfast Around The World

  • World flavours & trends
  • Ethnic breakfast
  • Masterclass on main breakfast ingredients around the world

Sponsors & Partners

A big thank you to our valued sponsors and partners for being a part of the show. 


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