Previous Nelson Mandela Chef starts with Novotel Dubai Al Barsha

Previous Nelson Mandela Chef starts with Novotel Dubai Al Barsha

‘Peanut Butter Spinach Soup’, was Nelson Mandela’s favorite dish that Chef Kiran cooked for him during the official visit to Mauritius in 1998.

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Lebanon’s Culinary Ambassador

Lebanon’s Culinary Ambassador

Globe-trotting chef, television personality and culinary consultant Joe Barza is credited with introducing Lebanese cuisine to diners around the world. We managed to sit him down for a few minutes and ask him to share his thoughts on the past and plans for the future.

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Farewell Chef Gary Rhodes

Farewell Chef Gary Rhodes

Rhodes worked in a number of restaurants in London throughout the 1990s before making his big break on screen at the age of 27.

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Lebanese Larissa Takchi wins MasterChef Australia 2019

Lebanese Larissa Takchi wins MasterChef Australia 2019

Takchi, 22, who was born and raised in Sydney, is the youngest chef to win this title in Australia.

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Where bartender meets chef

Where bartender meets chef

Alcohol and food have always reflected societal advancements. Today, the role played by both industry representatives are overlapping, thereby altering what previously were defined occupations. HN investigates

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Exclusive: Meet Chef Stéphane Jego

Exclusive: Meet Chef Stéphane Jego

In an exclusive interview with Chef Stéphane Jego from L’Ami Jean, Hodema consulting services sits down with the chef at Liza Beirut for a one on one Franco-Libanaise culinary exploration.

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Three celebrity chefs join Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Three celebrity chefs join Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

The news follows the recent milestone recruitment of Michael Ellis as Chief Culinary Officer, the former Managing Director of the Michelin Guide.

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Meet Top Chef Ali Ghzawi

Meet Top Chef Ali Ghzawi

Jordanian chef Ali Ghzawi was recently crowned MBC Arabia’s Top Chef 2019 in what proved to be a nailbiting series finale. The youngest of the 17 contestants, Ghzawi gained the coveted title, following a grueling series of competitions. In an exclusive interview, the rising star talked HN through the ups and downs of taking part in the contest

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Pastry Chef Pierre Abi Haila’s finds the  origin of Valrhona’s Tulakalum chocolate

Pastry Chef Pierre Abi Haila’s finds the origin of Valrhona’s Tulakalum chocolate

In its quest to further add value to its existing proposition, premium French chocolate maker Valrhona chose 10 chefs who have been working and promoting the brand, to an all-inclusive tour to one of its plantations in Belize

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