With a background in engineering, Samer Kobeissi found his calling in the kitchen, where he was drawn to a world of architecturally beautiful, flavorful and textured desserts. We took time out with the talented chef in his vibrant Beirut pastry shop to discover his likes, dislikes and what drives him to deliver his best in each and every creation.
In the upscale Italian restaurant L’Amo Bistrò del Mare Dubai, Lorenzo Buccarini heads the kitchen with finesse. Here, he takes us down memory lane and gives us the lowdown on his career.
Alberto Burgio brings his rich Italian experience to Amwaj Rotana after being the sous chef of Trattoria at Jumeirah Group’s Madinat Jumeirah.
After leaving Marina Social, renowned chef Jason Atherton has confirmed a trio of concepts at the Luxury Collection Hotel Grosvenor House. Plans include: City Social Dubai, a 140-cover restaurant serving modern cuisine; Seven Tides, a cocktail venue with a Japanese undertone; and a fine-dining concept on the 43rd, 44th, and 45th floor of the hotel.
The World Association of Chefs’ Societies (Worldchefs) has opened the bidding process to host the 2026 Worldchefs Congress & Expo.
Frances Sintin and Angelica Fonjock, known as the chicks behind the chopsticks, have joined 3Fils, a harbor-side community-style restaurant that services premium Asian dishes with a Japanese twist.
With 25 years of experience under his belt, Abdallah Walid Khodor plans to work his magic in the kitchen of Babylon Rotana Baghdad, where he was recently appointed executive chef. Here, he tells us how it all started and what’s coming.
A look at the first phygital NFT cookbook, “Sacred Foods of India,” with Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna
A look at the first phygital NFT cookbook, “Sacred Foods of India,” with Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna.