Upon graduating from the Paul Bocuse Institute in Lyon, Chef Imad Saade jumped at a unique opportunity to work for 6 months in Kyoto, Japan, at 3 star Michelin restaurant, Kikunoi.
At his family run restaurant, The Shogun Lounge and Restaurant, Imad combines the best of both French and Asian cuisine, along with his remarkable skills and expertise, to create his very own culinary style.
GET TO KNOW KARIM BIBI
My flare for the kitchen comes from a joy in the indulgence of food. My passion is for New American cuisine, its philosophy is built around amplifying local produce, its inspirations and recipes are diverse; the techniques are time-tested. But, ultimately, for me, inspired food is great food.
Chef Karim took part in many public events, Beirut Cooking Festival, Beirut Street Food Festival, Souk el Akel, Souk al Tayyeb and he was featured on Meet the Chefs, which was held at PRUNE restaurant Beirut.
Lara3 believes cooking should be accessible and frank. A meal doesn’t have to be fancy and elaborate to look and taste amazing. The simplest recipes executed in the right way make for food that is quite simply divine.