From internationally acclaimed restaurants to regional specialties, superstar Chefs, Expo-exclusive eateries, street bites and food trucks, the mega-event, which boasts more than 200 food and beverage outlets serving 50-plus global cuisines, promises to be a foodie’s wonderland.

In keeping with its promise to be the most inclusive World Expo ever, Expo 2020 Dubai brings cuisines to suit every palate and budget, from old classics to new innovations, street bites, and gourmet delights, presenting flavors and experiences that will be remembered for a lifetime from more than 200 food and beverage outlets.

Bread Ahead

Baked goods from the UK’s Bread Ahead

The lauded line-up, revealed two months before Expo’s doors open, features more than 20 award-winning chefs representing restaurants that have earned Michelin stars – the global hallmark of fine dining and culinary excellence.

The impressive line-up of award-winning chefs includes David Myers – also known as the Gypsy Chef – famed for his inventive international dishes with a Californian twist; Mory Sacko, whose Mosuke restaurant was awarded a Michelin star after only two months; and lifestyle guru Matthew Kenney, who specializes in plant-based cuisine.

From sizzling burgers to modern bistros, baked goods from the UK’s Bread Ahead, and a unique Burrata Bar courtesy of famed Italian restaurant Scarpetta, Expo will take visitors on a mouth-watering gastronomical journey across the globe.

Expo 2020 will introduce millions of visitors from across the world to the best regional concepts, with an array of UAE-based cafés, restaurants, and food trucks highlighting the diversity of international flavors from homegrown favorites.

Many of Expo’s 191 participating countries will serve up authentic national dishes at their pavilions, and with exciting restaurants making their debut during the six-month spectacular, visitors can tuck into cutting-edge new dishes, sure-to-be signature favorites, and age-old recipes renewed and perfected by some of the world’s best chefs.

Kutir attracts with its menu prepared from the famous Rohit Ghai


Food is one of the ways that Expo 2020, which runs from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, will bring people together as it invites visitors to join the making of a new world through a celebration of creativity, culture, innovation, and human progress.