Karim Bourgi describes himself as a hard-working, passionate chef, a foodie at heart and a gourmand dreamer. Based in Dubai, he is co-founder of KAYU Bakehouse, a member of Les Toques Blanches du Monde and the International Cheese Guild, as well as a brand ambassador for Elle & Vire, Valrhona, Carpigiani Italia and RATIONAL. Here, we discover what drives his passion.
At a live awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi held on January 30, 2023, the World’s 50 Best revealed its power list, showcasing the diversity and richness of food culture in the region.
RATIONAL’s mission has always been to provide customers with the best tools for cooking. As an innovative solutions provider, RATIONAL’s special approach toward research and development sets it apart from the rest. With a team of physicists, food scientists, development engineers and experienced chefs working together in the research and development department, the company offers a unique way of doing things.
Born in Senegal to Lebanese parents, Karim Bourgi graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Paris in 2000 and trained in the finest establishments in France. As a member of Les Toques Blanches du Monde, the International Cheese Guild and brand ambassador of Elle & Vire, Valrhona and Carpigiani Italia, the pastry chef talks to us about his delicious creations and plans for the future.