Tuesday, October 26, 2021

A gluten-free Emirati restaurant… a dream come true at Expo 2020 Dubai

From the heart of the largest global event, “Expo 2020 Dubai”, the “Tawa” restaurant raises the slogan of raising awareness of the needs of the category of people with hypersensitivity to food, who today constitute approximately 13% of the world’s population, and for whom the exhibition reserves a special place under its spacious, victorious tent. For the values ​​of difference and diversity and the banner of creativity, innovation and excellence.

A visit to the “Tawa” restaurant, which opened at “Expo 2020 Dubai”, opposite the Al-Wasl Dome, represents an exceptional experience worth visiting. Pizzas, pies, and even burgers are 100% gluten-free, making it a major attraction not only for “sensitive guts” but for every healthy food lover.

For Emirati entrepreneur Reem Al-Shammari, the step of opening a 100% gluten-free restaurant is not an ordinary experience, but rather a dream come true at Expo 2020 Dubai, after she launched its embodiment years ago in the capital, Abu Dhabi, by establishing the first specialized branch in Prepare 100% gluten-free foods to spread awareness of the disease in social settings and provide a platform that meets the needs of this group and other healthy food lovers.

Abdul Samad Maswab, the restaurant supervisor, told Emirates Today, “The idea of ​​establishing the restaurant stemmed from the personal experience of his founder, Reem Al-Shammari, first with this sensitivity, and secondly with the lack of food options available at the time for this category, which prompted it later to help them and spread a culture of awareness of this Experience among the community by opening the first branch of “Tawa” restaurant specializing in gluten-free eating in 2016, which has been proud, since its establishment, to provide innovative flavor experiences that satisfy the taste of our customers.”

Regarding the opening experience at Expo 2020 Dubai, Abdul Samad Maswab said, “It is a dream that has turned into reality,” pointing to the increasing demand for visitors to the food offered by the place, and their astonishment with this completely new experience, which was launched on October 9 from the heart of the exhibition, to be one of the largest His unexpected surprises, pointing to their fascination with the rich flavors of the place in which the restaurant excels over ordinary food with its wide options that include breakfast, baked goods and various types of food such as pasta, Arabic food, sandwiches and sweets of all kinds “such as waffles”, “pancakes”, “cakes” and even bites The traditional Emirati restaurant complemented by a wide choice of different healthy drinks.

As for the new flavors that were developed specifically for the biggest event “Expo 2020 Dubai”, he stressed, “We have adopted a new and different menu specifically for this big event and to satisfy the taste of the exhibition’s visitors from all over the world, and we have also tried to integrate the experience of fast food such as “Slider Burgers” and meals. Healthy and light as salads, which we thought really correspond to the experience of visitors rushing to discover the corners of the event and stopping for a while, in search of the pleasure of healthy food.


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