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35396 10 Jul 2023

Exquisite Culinary Excellence and Masterful Mixology for F&B Enthusiasts!

Folly's Flair: Summer cooking & cocktail masterclasses are back!

Dubai, 06 July 2023 - Michelin-lauded restaurant, Folly is delighted to present an unparalleled opportunity for culinary and mixology fans to set off on an unforgettable culinary adventure this summer season. Explore the art of gastronomy with Folly's exquisite cooking and bar masterclasses, where renowned Chef Bojan Cirjanic will share his knowledge in four cooking masterclasses, while Alexander Wolańczyk will demonstrate his extensive mixology knowledge through multiple classes.

The cooking masterclasses will teach four tantalising recipes and also comprise tips and tricks behind the kitchen. Following each masterclass, participants will savor a sumptuous three-course menu paired with flowing grape, creating a truly immersive experience. Priced at AED 650 per class, these masterclasses are scheduled between 1 pm and 3 pm as outlined below:


The Art of Meat Mastery | Thursday 6th July

Elevating your meat-cooking skills to new heights through various cuts, techniques, and flavors that make meat a culinary centerpiece.


Diving into fish | Thursday 27th July

Round, flat, and oily... All fish types are explained & prepared straight from the sea - cooked, cured, and smoked.


Unlocking the secrets of poultry! | Thursday 10th August

From selecting and cleaning types of chicken to cooking methods and enhancing flavours and ingredients.


The diverse world of plant-based cuisine | Thursday 31st August

Designed to inspire and empower you to create flavorful, nutritious, and visually stunning vegetarian dishes.


The mixology masterclasses will offer a captivating journey into the world of craft cocktails. Delve into the art of mixology as you are welcomed with a delightful drink, followed by an immersive tasting experience guided by the esteemed Brand Ambassadors. Gain firsthand knowledge and insights as they share their expertise, offering a unique opportunity to learn and engage. In the interactive workshop, guests will have the chance to create cocktails themselves, further enhancing their understanding of the craft. All the master classes will be held at the new bar area in Folly. Priced at AED 285 per person per class, these masterclasses are scheduled between 4 pm and 6 pm as below:


  • 7th July - Agave Spirits - Tequila & Mezcal Master Class with Altos Tequila and Del Maguey Mezcal
  • 14th July - Taste of Speyside - Whisky Single Malt with Glenfiddich, Balvenie, Monkey Shoulder Whisky
  • 21st July - Botanical Garden - Gin Master Class with Pernod Ricard portfolio
  • 28th July - Prohibition Era - Bourbon Master Class with Jim Beam & Makers Mark Bourbons


Book your experience now and be a part of this unique culinary journey at Folly!


About Gates Hospitality

Gates Hospitality is the institution behind several successful and well-established hospitality brands including Reform Social & Grill, folly, Publique, Bistro Des Arts, and Ultra Brasserie – all located in Dubai, plus Six Senses Zighy Bay in Oman and Red Farm in London. The company also holds the representation rights to strategically handpicked hospitality brands across the MENA region inclusive of Hotels, Resorts, Spas & Holistic Wellness, Food & Beverage and offers global hospitality advisory services through its most recent venture announced in 2022, Tribe Creators.