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Food from People: Cairo Food Week Takes Over Fairmont Nile City in a Culinary Extravaganza!

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Food from People: Cairo Food Week Takes Over Fairmont Nile City in a Culinary Extravaganza!
written by
Malak Gharib

Fairmont Nile City Hotel became the heart of a culinary revolution during the highly anticipated Cairo Food Week. On May 15, 2024, the hotel’s vibrant L’Uliveto restaurant hosted the stand-out “Food from People” event, where three culinary masters came together in a harmonious dining experience. Chef Maksut Aşkar, Chef Wessam Masoud, and Chef Mohamed ElSherif combined their expertise to curate a world-class dining experience.

Aiming to introduce international culinary experts and enthusiasts to rich Egyptian flavours and ingredients, the “Food from People” event at L’Uliveto exuded the experience of an Egyptian spice bazaar. With intricately designed décor that emulated an authentic sensory experience, “Food from People” was a celebration of our local cuisine. The lively atmosphere made the event inspiring for both professionals and guests.

Chef Maksut Aşkar, the illustrious Michelin-starred Turkish chef, Chef Wessam Masoud, the owner of “The Food Lab,” and Chef Mohamed ElSherif, the visionary Executive Chef at Fairmont Nile City, curated a culinary experience going beyond the boundaries of flavour and imagination, each dish evoking wonder with local flavours and exceptional culinary technique. The culinary extravaganza left guests in a state of gastronomic bliss.

Mr. Frank Naboulsi, the General Manager of the Fairmont Nile City Hotel, expressed his profound delight in hosting such a momentous event. He shared: “We are honoured to have been the stage for this extraordinary gastronomic symphony. The “Food from People” event epitomises the spirit of Cairo Food Week, celebrating the convergence of culinary excellence, boundless innovation, and the appreciation of diverse flavours.”

“At Fairmont Nile City, we strive to showcase the essence of Egyptian cuisine, and through the “Food from People” event, we aimed to let our international guests live and feel the vibrant flavours of Egyptian ingredients. It is a privilege to bring together renowned chefs and passionate food enthusiasts to celebrate the rich culinary heritage of Egypt, crafting exceptional moments that leave a lasting impression on our guests’ palates and hearts.” said Mr. Magdi Gamil, Hotel Manager at Fairmont Nile City.

Fairmont Nile City brought together food enthusiasts and industry professionals in a celebration of the Egyptian kitchen. Providing a captivating platform for culinary exploration, collaboration, and the promotion of Egypt’s rich gastronomic heritage, Fairmont Nile City remains the home to authentic flavours and innovative culinary techniques.