Nobu Doha Confirmed to Host World of Nobu 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Doha will host the annual and hotly anticipated culinary festival in March 2020,  in conjunction with Nobu Doha’s fifth anniversary

12 February 2020 – On 25 and 26 March 2020, Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and eight Nobu chefs from around the world will congregate at the world’s largest Nobu restaurant, Nobu Doha, housed within Four Seasons Hotel Doha, for the annual World of Nobu. The two-day culinary festival will be a celebration of all things Nobu, as international culinary masters join forces to bring guests flavours from all corners of the globe. The event is in conjunction with the Restaurant’s fifth anniversary.

“Nobu Doha has become something of a landmark destination in,” remarks Jeff Rednour, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Doha, ”The award-winning Restaurant, most recently winner of Restaurant of the Year 2019 by Time Out Doha, not only offers exceptional service, ambiance and food, yet resides in one of Doha’s most iconic buildings, cementing its place as one of the top dining destinations in this diverse and cultural capital city. We are delighted to host this extraordinary event in our Hotel whilst also celebrating Nobu Doha’s fifth anniversary.”

25 March – Sushi Masterclass and Seven-Course Omakase

The event will commence on 25 March, where Chef Nobu Matsuhisa himself will lead an exclusive hands-on sushi masterclass, inviting guests to indulge in Japanese cuisine and culture. In the evening, Chef Nobu will present a curated seven course World of Nobu Omakase, with each course prepared by a different Nobu chef, accompanied with a wine or sake-pairing.

QAR 700 for Sushi Omakase and QAR 550 for 6-course omakse

26 March – Grand Nobu Celebration

The event concludes on the evening of the 26th, with a grand celebration held on the Nobu rooftop, where each head chef will host their own cooking station, offering an array of gourmet Japanese-fusion light bites and treats from Nobu restaurants around the world, alongside an open bar.

QAR 595 per persons

Culinary Masters

Joining Chef Nobu Matsuhisa are eight culinary masters, bringing the best of Nobu to Doha from worldwide destinations. Currently heading the Nobu Hotel in Barcelona, Corporate Chef Hervé Courtot will represent the other half of the Middle Eastern restaurant portfolio as he brings his 10 years of experience at Nobu at Atlantis, the Palm. Coming from London’s original Nobu restaurant, Masaru Okayama will bring a wealth of experience, serving at Nobu London for an incredible 25 years, 8 of which he has been Head Sushi Chef.

From Italy, the reputable Antonio D’Angelo will bring his innovative take on Italian-Japanese fusion from Nobu Milan, where he has been Master Chef for over 10 years, following a career as Giorgio Armani’s own personal chef. Also joining the event is Philip Leong, who opened with Nobu Kuala Lumpur as Executive Chef in 2014, following 8 years at Nobu Berkeley Street. Sous Chef Shuichi Yamaguchi completes the impressive congregation, following nearly two decades at Nobu Tokyo. Alongside them is Andrew Bozoki, resident Nobu Doha Head Chef, who pioneered the opening of the Restaurant in 2014.

The event series follows on from Chef Matsuhisa’s book, The World of Nobu, which is a reflection on his personal journey towards becoming one of the most iconic chefs in the world, and an introduction to the world of future generations of Nobu chefs.

To Experience Nobu Doha’s 5th Anniversary and book tickets to the World of Nobu events, please call +974 4494 8600 or visit

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