Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa invites participants to the annual Biryani Muqabla competition


Dubai, UAE: The Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa, is inviting aspiring chefs to its annual Biryani Muqabla competition, to be held at the award-winning Mumtaz Mahal Indian Restaurant on 29th May 2021.

Ten lucky finalists will get the chance to show off their culinary skills to a panel of judges comprising renowned food critics, writers and chefs. The competition is open to all aspiring chefs, they will be judged on preparation and presentation of their Biryani dish. The winning Biryani recipe will be added to the official Mumtaz Mahal Restaurant menu offering diners a chance to taste the delectable dish.

Habib Khan, General Manager, Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa, says: “We are pleased to announce that we are holding our annual Biryani Muqabla competition on 29th May this year, at Mumtaz Mahal we have always believed in offering a chance to aspiring chefs at creating their perfect Biryani. Hence, we keep this competition open to everyone who loves to cook and show their skills in preparing and presenting.”

The deadline to enter the competition is 23rd of May 2021, for more information on entering the competition call Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa at +971-4-3519111 or email us at ‘’

About Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa:

Set in the historic heart of Dubai, Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa is inspired by old Dubai’s heritage it offers a unique experience which is a combination of warm Arabic hospitality and state-of-the-art amenities designed to cater to both tourists and business travelers. It is opposite Dubai Museum and is a stone’s throw-away from the famous Dubai Creek and the timeless Souk Al Kabir, more commonly known as Meena Bazaar.  At a walking distance to Historic Bastakiya, Bank Street, Diplomatic Area, Computer Street and Port Rashid, this hotel is just 6 kilometers away from Dubai International Airport. It offers a splendid accommodation of 173 tastefully furnished rooms, including 41 executive rooms and 23 suites with non-smoking and interconnecting rooms also available. The hotel offers all business services and conference/meeting rooms as well as a variety of dining options. A fully equipped health club, temperature controlled swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and a Wellness Spa complete the picture.