Behind the scenes at Jamie Oliver's new Dubai eatery

Guests learned the art of Italian cooking at event to mark the celeb chef's new UAE eatery
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Jamie's Italian at Dubai Festival City has 290 covers with the ground floor seating 136, the mezzanine 54 and there are 100 seats are on the green landscaped terrace parallel to Festival Centre Canal Walk
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Specially trained chefs cook up a storm
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Fresh bread got guests' mouths watering
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Fresh pasta, made that morning
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Hungry revellers couldn't wait for dinner time!
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Clean guests, before the cooking commenced
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Preparing for a flour and egg fest
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The operations manager talks guests through the workings of the restaurant
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Seasonal Italian produce, ripe for cooking
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The chefs are still smiling after a long day