August and Sepember are the new Olive Oil Season at Carluccio’s, Dubai


1. Throughout the months of August and September, Carluccio’s in Dubai Mall is running a number of olive oil-themed offers, events and dishes to celebrate this key Italian food;
2. Oil tastings in the foodshop – with regional and flavoured varietals changing every week;
3. Menu specials incorporating featured regional oils
4. Cooking sessions with Chef Giulio – showing how to prepare simple but delicious Italian dishes;
5. Carluccio’s – a little taste of Italy in Dubai!

Carluccio’s caffË, restaurant and foodshop located in Dubai Mall is celebrating olives – one of the most important ingredients in Italian food -  throughout August and September, through a number of in-store tastings, events and daily specials.

With rustic theming throughout the restaurant and foodshop, Carluccio’s will be showcasing regional olive oils and olive-based dishes. The oils will be available for both tasting and food pairing within the restaurant, educating customers how to best bring out complimentary flavours within dishes and the restaurant dishes are there simply to be savoured!

Carluccio’s deli food counter will have olive-themed specials running throughout the 8 week period, offering fresh and innovative ways of incorporating olive oils in dishes – and the restaurant will be running Menu Specials throughout the period to try.

The selection of eight regional olive oils include the Olio Degli Angeli from Sicily and Le Due Sorelle from Sardinia, as well as regional options from Puglia, Umbria, Tuscany and Liguria will be showcased on a weekly basis in Carluccio’s.

Chef Giulio; Carluccio’s head chef will also be offering regular cooking sessions at the restaurant; an opportunity for food lovers and budding chefs alike to see how best to create simple, delicious dishes  – and then have a chance to re-create the meals at home with the take-away goody bag of fresh delicatessen product.

The Carluccio’s Cooking Sessions start on Saturday 26th September, from 11am – 12noon. The cost for the session is AED 165 per person, with three authentic Italian dishes to be featured. Chef Giulio will show the cooking procedure and talk the guests through the detail while guests get the chance to sample the final dishes. Each guest to the Carluccio’s Cooking Sessions will receive a small gift bag with the recipes and key ingredients for the featured dishes to re-create the dishes at home.
Reservations are required for the Carluccio’s Cooking Sessions. For more information please call 04-434-1320 and ask for either Nick or Chris.

Olive Oil Specials

August – weeks 1 & 2
= Le Due Sorelle – Sardinia
= Il Padrone – Tuscan

August – weeks 3 & 4
=  Olio de Colline – Liguria
= Umbria Olio Extra Virgine – Umbria

September – weeks 1& 2

= Il Fiasco – Puglia
= Colline de Romagna – Romagna

September – weeks 3 & 4
= Garda Trentino – Trentino
= Olio Degli Angeli – Sicily

For more information on Carluccios and the cooking sessions, call 04 434 1320 or visit


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