SCAFA to Host Masterchef Australia’s Celebrity Chefs

15 February,2016

SCAFA, Dubai’s School of Culinary and Finishing Arts, is delighted to be hosting the Master Class series taking place as part of Dubai Food Festival 2016. The master classes, which will feature renowned international and local chefs, including George Calombaris, Shannon Bennett, Gary Mehigan and Matt Moran from Masterchef Australia; Manu Feildel, Chef Manal and many other culinary celebrities, will take place in the teaching kitchens at SCAFA’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers campus.

Commenting on the event, SCAFA Director Alisha Haque said “It is a privilege to have been selected by Dubai Tourism as its partner school. The participation of these great names from around the world is a great boost to Dubai’s growing claim as a world class culinary destination. For SCAFA in particular, it is a fantastic opportunity for our students to get close and personal with some of the world’s most renowned chefs – I can’t wait for the Festival to start!”

Master classes will take place from 26 February to 11 March, please contact SCAFA for more information on 04 3794044 or email


Opening its doors in September 2012, SCAFA is situated in the heart of JLT in Cluster I and is a culinary vocational institute accredited by the KHDA and City & Guilds of London, illustrating the School’s commendable high standards of food and education. The School teaches skills for the aspiring professional and home chef. In addition to this, the School operates SCAFÉ, SCAFA’s bistro situated within the School and that is open to the general public and acts as an additional training resource for students.

Harnessing creativity and with courses for all ages and hospitality training, SCAFA has established a reputation as the leading culinary School in Dubai. SCAFA is open from 9am to 6pm. Information on teaching programmes is available on 04-3794044 or by visiting and

The courses available include:


The schedules for all of the classes can be viewed on


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For further information contact:

Alisha Haque    +9714 3794044