UAE’s longest running Cooking Compeition Returns: Grandma’s Recipe Contest– “Calling on Cooking Enthusiasts in the region!”


7th Grandma’s Recipe Contest will be held on 12th June at Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa

The Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa opens its Kitchen for Cooking Enthusiasts & amateur chefs to showcase their skills and passion for cooking in a professional kitchen.


7th Grandma’s Recipe Contest will be hosted in the Award winning fine dining restaurant; Mumtaz Mahal Indian Specialty Restaurant; has been successfully running in the region for over 10 years and holds the title of “Best Fine Dining Restaurant” in Middle East & North Africa as well as a winner of several titles by “What’s On Awards”.

General Manager of the Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa; Habib Khan explains; “this event has become extremely popular in the culinary community and household alike, last year we received overwhelming entries out of which ten finalists were selected. One of the main reasons behind hosting this contest is to offer a professional platform to young and amateur cooks among who are “Chefs in the making”; and mostly individuals who simply enjoy culinary passionately, we like to give them their first break at achieving their dreams.”


This year Grandma’s Recipe Contest is scheduled on 12th June 2015 and all cooking enthusiasts can enter the competition by sending their (Grandma’s special recipe to ( contact number: 0505527795) – till the 6th of June. The Hotel will then shortlist 10 finalists to compete on the 12th of June based on the ingenuity of the recipe’s they have submitted.


These contestants will be provided with the main ingredients of their dish and the kitchen to prepare their recipe. On completion; the dishes will be tasted and graded by the esteemed judges; which will score them on the taste, display and overall creativity of the final Dish the Judges include; Chef Glen from the Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa; Ritu Chaturvedi from Fuss Free Cooking, Ishita Saha from IshitaUnblogged, Debbie Rogers Author of Coffee, Cakes & Travel & Features Editor of FoodeMag dxb and last but not the least; Rakesh Puri from Sterling Perfumes.


The Winner will receive gifts from our gift sponsors, which includes Deal Time, LINDT MASTER SWISS CHOCOLATIER and Meena Jewelers.

Event Detail:

Date – June 12th 2015

Time – 10:00am till 2:00pm

Venue – Mumtaz Mahal Restaurant at the Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa


About Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa:

Award winning Hotel, centrally located in Bur Dubai, next to Dubai Museum and walking distance to Dubai Creek, Bastakiya Heritage Area, Souk Al Kabeer (Meena Bazaar), Textile Market, Bank Street, Computer Street and Port Rashid. The Spice Market, Gold Souk and Heritage Village are easily accessible via the Abra (water taxi). A short drive of 3 K.M from our hotel In Bur Dubai lies the Dubai World Trade Center & Exhibition Halls as well as Sheikh Zayed Road, the business hub of Dubai. Our hotel in Bur Dubai is only 6 K.M from the Dubai airport.

For more information on Grand Ma’s Recipe Contest:




Contact Person: Saad Ali

Ph: 04 351 9111