Posted on March 19, 2019

Following last year’s success, beIN - the home of sport and entertainment in the MENA region will be partnering with Qatar National Tourism Council as part of the 10th edition of Qatar International Food Festival.

The Food Festival, which is set to take place from the 20th till the 30th of March at Oxygen Park in Education City, will give participants the chance to feature in beIN’s successful 2nd season competition “So You Think You Can Cook” and win valuable prizes.

Along with its wide selection of 97 channels, dedicated packages and an online streaming service of all the biggest games and entertainment programs on the planet, beIN is also home to world renowned channels beIN Gourmet, Fatafeat, Food Network and much more. beIN will be bringing in international star chefs from Discovery’s Food Network and Fatafeat like South Africa’s Siba Mtongana and Jenny Morris as well as Egypt’s Salma Souleiman for the first time in Qatar to present the best recipes from their famous cooking shows on TV and share their experiences with foodies. beIN Gourmet’s ‘Coffee’ show expert and barista Sam Cevikoz will also be in attendance to discuss the art of coffee making through extensive master class sessions. 

A meet and greet with the international star chefs will also be part of the program with the master class lessons with all the chefs where participants test their cooking skills and learn from the best in the industry. To register for the competitions and classes, visit  

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Khalid Al Marzooqi Head of Direct Sales at beIN MEDIA GROUP said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) in another edition of the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF). beIN’s commitment to participate in such events highlights its determination to offer exclusive access to the best in sports and entertainment and provide millions of families across the Middle East & North Africa with the best content from around the world. Involving our famous chefs in the QIFF and having them participate in the different activities provides a great opportunity for our viewers to meet the stars behind their favourite shows and get even closer to the content they love.”

Mashal Shahbik from Qatar National Tourism Council commented, “QIFF has been successfully introducing residents and visitors of Qatar to the finest cuisines and culinary talent from all over the world. Together with our partners, we are excited to celebrate this success by introducing the biggest ever number of international celebrity chefs this year. Thanks to beIN, visitors will have an opportunity to participate in cooking competitions and meet their favourite TV stars in person.”

beIN entertains and operates in 43 countries around the world, including 24 countries across the MENA region. Fans tune in for the highest quality broadcast, world-class commentating, and second-to-none fan experience. Broadcast on satellite in 4K and Full HD, the beIN experience is also available on mobile, tablet, computer and other home devices through beIN CONNECT.