Find out why chef Harald Oberender wowed Time Out judges this year
Time Out Dubai staff
Each year at the Time Out Dubai Restaurant Awards, the Outstanding Contribution award recognises one individual who has gone above and beyond through their work in the food industry. This year’s winner is chef Harald Oberender from Dubai World Trade Centre. Harald has worked in Dubai for more than 20 years, making him one of the very longest-standing chefs in the region. In his work at DWTC he has gained respect for high quality events on a huge scale, whether weddings or exhibitions such as Gulf Food. Competing annually with a team of chefs from DWTC at Salon Culinaire, Harald has become the team leader to beat, with his chefs consistently placing in the top three for the past decade.