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23
Nov
7:00 PM till 9:00 PM
This class will provide you with tips to step up your cooking in the field of Italian cuisine.
24
Nov
10:00 AM till 1:00 PM
Learn to prepare the most Traditional Christmas desserts.
24
Nov
12:00 AM
20 minute cooking class at lunch time.
25
Nov
10:00 AM till 1:00 PM
Learn to prepare the most Traditional Christmas desserts.
28
Nov
5:15 PM till 6:45 PM
This class will help you master the art of baking the perfect gingerbread house and cookies.
29
Nov
12:00 AM
20 minute cooking class at lunch time.
29
Nov
7:00 PM till 9:00 PM
Discover and use regional flavors in a new way, as well as new alternative methods for common recipes.
30
Nov
7:00 PM till 9:00 PM
The Beef Wellington is a great alternative for a Christmas turkey.
05
Dec
4:00 PM till 6:00 PM
You will learn to decorate the ultimate Rudolph themed Christmas cake and take it home with you!
06
Dec
7:00 PM till 9:00 PM
This class is all about Chinese winter recipes and festive food.
08
Jan
6:30 PM till 9:00 PM
A package of eight classes where you will learn all the basics of cooking: knife skills, stocks and mother sauces, food preservation, introduction to fish, to meat, to poultry…
Meet our

Cooking Instructors

Hanna Tawil

Hanna is a creative and passionate cook that has several years of professional cooking experience. After completing his studies in cooking Hanna trained with some of the most in influential French chefs such as Paul Bocuse and Alain Ducasse. Along with his trainings, Hanna did several long-term formations in Traditional French cuisine, Modern Cooking, Sous-vide cooking and a training in…

Hisham Assaad

Hisham is a graphic designer and food blogger who has made his way into food writing, styling, and photography through the recipes, stories, and photos he shares on his blog. Having been raised in a food loving Lebanese family which came to Lebanon during the Nabka. Hisham has been collecting many influences to begin his own personal path in food. Hisham learnt all about food…

Isabella Baffa

Isabella, Italian by birth and by heart, was born and lived almost all her life in Lebanon. After working for 18 years in the advertising, media and communication industry, she decided to change career path and follow her heart by entering the culinary world. She created Sapori Di Tery, homemade sauces for pasta and pizza. Sapori Di Tery means “Savors…

Lara Ariss

Lara started a career in advertising but, determined to follow her passion, she soon left to attend Le Cordon Bleu in London, where she also worked at upscale restaurants. She later launched, keys to my kitchen, her former food blog. Lara spent some time in New York City taking writing courses. Lara is owner of a boutique catering kitchen and…

Louis Yammine

He can read, manipulate and analyze charts, spreadsheets and balance sheets. 1 part finance 1 part chef. Started cooking at the age of 11 as a boy scout forced to cook for 45 boys, after the designated chef got temporarily incapacitated. It kind of snow balled from there. In DC while studying, Louis developed this passion to an extent where…

Marie Darcy

Marie Darcy is a French Pastry Chef. After graduating from Ferrandi Paris, she has worked at renowned hotels and pastry shops such as “Le Fouquet’s” & “La durée” Paris, “La Samanna Resort & Spa” French Caribbean island and “Labancz Bakery” Sydney.

Mariette Massabni

Mariette Massabni is a holder of a master’s degree in psychology with a passion for cooking. Her dishes allow her to fuse her artistic and creative talents from simple to complex, conventional to unconventional. While currently working in hospital administration, her thoughts never stray far from culinary pleasures. During her visits to Europe; she regularly attends workshops with starred Michelin…

Pascale-Paola Gemayel

By nature Pascale is a “touche à tout”: Meticulos, artist, this autodidact in cooking has a BA in Business Sociology and Public Relations. After having worked in various fields such as television, hotel management, food and beverage, painting and marketing, this mother of three has decided to share her love for cooking and baking by giving cooking classes in a cheerful atmosphere…

Riad Abou Lteif

Riad Abou Lteif is an architect by trade, who discovered that cooking is his ultimate passion. Chef/owner at Ferdinand Gastro-Pub, Chef/owner at Meats and Bread. Although Riad is self taught, he has taken roles in international kitchens abroad, in particular UK. Worked under Chef Michel Roux Jr at Le Gavroche and Chef Raymond Blanc at le Manoir Aux Quat’saisons. Main points of interest…

Rima El Khodor

Coming from a completely different background (she worked in the banking industry for 24 years), Rima doesn’t quite remember how she went into the kitchen and founded herself diving into a different world of smells, colors and perfumes. All of a sudden she discovered the “aha” thing and became passionate about cooking; trying new tastes and dishes, learning the traditional Lebanese…

Sarah Menassa

Sarah Menassa is a self-taught baker and cake decorator. Retraining from occupational therapist to pastry chef and now she’s the owner of Dulce n’ Banana’s home bakery.

Wael Lazkani

Wael Lazkani has been cooking all over the world for 18 years. He specialized in south-eastern Asian cuisine while spending some considerable time there. Now Wael is back to Lebanon and recently launched JAI, an Asian delivery and catering service where he cooks some of the big hits from the Asian sub-continent.

Yasmina Alami

Yasmina Alami draws inspiration from strong Palestinian and Lebanese family heritage. She started her journey with food at an early age and cultivated a deep love for cooking through her mother. After a short career as a political psychologist, she realized her true passion was in cooking which led her to swap careers. Yasmina attended the Grand Diplome program at Le Cordon Bleu…

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