Fulcrum; LBACC’s restaurant management division at Rafic Hariri International Airport, had good reason to celebrate this year after being awarded the highest number of gold medals at Salon Culinaire and third place in the Lebanese Barista Championship. Executive chef Camille Wehbe was also awarded as an active member of the Académie Nationale de Cuisine, Ile de France, at HORECA 2019
René Redzepi, is a 42-year old Danish chef and co-owner of the two-Michelin star restaurant Noma. Located in Copenhagen, it has been voted number one in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list four times since launch. Redzepi is credited with popularizing new Nordic food and his restaurant is believed to be the most influential of the past decade.
Ten new restaurants are set to open in 2019 alongside three collaborations with international chefs of Michelin star acclaim.
Damien Leroux has led operations at IDAM, Michelin-starred chef Alain Ducasse’s award-winning restaurant situated at the top of the iconic Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, for almost two years. Here, the executive chef talks to HN about the ingredients he’s discovered since arriving in Qatar, the inspiration that his surroundings are generating and his commitment to supporting local producers
Construction work on the indoor arena was announced in 2016 and has been moving ahead with several key targets already achieved.