In the spotlight: Mayada Badr, CEO of KSA’s Culinary Arts Authority

In the spotlight: Mayada Badr, CEO of KSA’s Culinary Arts Authority

Even though she lives by the moment, her new life motto is ‘Enjoy simple pleasures that could be so rewarding, as simple as enjoying a meal with a piece of bread.

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Chef Gerard Brack is the new head chef at Trump International Golf Club Dubai, Stoke House

Chef Gerard Brack is the new head chef at Trump International Golf Club Dubai, Stoke House

Brack will be in charge of menu development, staff training, supervising kitchen staff, budgets, costing and implementation of food safety.

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Meet Top Chef Sama Jaad

Meet Top Chef Sama Jaad

My Top Chef journey was challenging and difficult, but also gave me an opportunity to learn and discover plenty of new things.

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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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