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Dubai's Female Chefs

Posted: May. 7th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Dubai chef
Time Out Dubai

Dubai might be one of the most progressive cities in the world, but in some professional arenas, women are still far outnumbered and face professional and personal difficulties because of it. Follow the link below to see how some of Dubai's best female chefs are stepping up to the challenge and making a mark on the culinary world. 

Ahead of Bold Talks Women 2013, Penelope Walsh meets Dubai’s female chefs to discover the challenges facing them in this male-dominated environment.

Food is a great passion for many women, and cooking is an activity associated with women on a domestic level. Yet there are very few women who turn this passion into a career by becoming chefs: many of the world’s restaurants and hotel kitchens are dominated by men. Are men really better chefs? Are women unwelcome in professional kitchens, or can they just not stand the heat? To tie in with the new Bold Talks event on Saturday May 4, which focuses on women, we meet four females making their mark in Dubai’s kitchens to see how they rise to the challenge.

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