GOURMET AGENDA

For the food and wine lover in you, here is a listing of cooking classes
and events to tickle your tastebuds and keep you entertained.

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EVENTS

28 – 29 SEPTEMBER, 5 PM – 1 AM | 30 SEPTEMBER, 12 – 11 PM


BEIRUT RESTAURANTS FESTIVAL

With over 50 restaurants, cafés and bars serving delicious food and refreshment, as well as a jam-packed program of live music, you won’t be able to resist this popular event.

Trainstation, Mar Mikhael | Beirut Restaurants Festival

18 – 20 OCTOBER, 4-10 PM


WHISKY LIVE BEIRUT

Discover the most exquisite whiskies from around the world and take part in tastings and masterclasses to learn more about rare and limited edition bottles.

Seaside Pavilion | whiskylivebeirut.com

8 – 10 NOVEMBER


GOURMET WEEK

Gourmet Week opens the door for foodies to discover the best tastes in town. More than 30 of the leading restaurants in and around Beirut will be offering visitors the chance to enjoy exceptional offers throughout the week, including discounts and special set menus.

8 – 10 NOVEMBER, 3 – 10 PM


BEIRUT COOKING FESTIVAL

Spotlighting the very best in food, wine, spirits, kitchen equipment and more, the Beirut Cooking Festival returns to BIEL exhibition center for its seventh edition.

Seaside Arena | beirutcookingfestival.com

8 – 10 NOVEMBER, 3 – 10 PM


SALON DU CHOCOLAT

The not-to-be-missed event for chocolate enthusiasts, Salon Du Chocolat Beirut returns for its fourth edition to the BIEL exhibition center, with over 60 stands, showcasing the latest in chocolate, pastry and confectionery.

Seaside Arena | salonduchocolatbeirut.com

WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS, SATURDAYS


SOUK EL TAYEB

Souk el Tayeb is an open air, weekly farmers & producers market.

soukeltayeb.com

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COOKING
COURSES

DESIR NOIR


WEDNESDAYS, 10AM-1PM / 6PM-8:30PM

Zalka, 01-89916; 03-635231

EUREKA


TUESDAYS, 11:30AM-2PM

Rabieh, 04-521126

HUSSEIN HADID


Cooking courses upon request.

Mar Elias, 03-025635

KITCHEN LAB


A unique cooking concept divided into three spaces: organic grocery, professional kitchen for cooking classes and a shop of cooking accessories and art de la table.

Monot, 01 200391; kitchenlabo.com

LAMINA’S KITCHEN


Four programs: Kids’ Cookery Classes, Private Cooking Event, Team at the Kitchen or the Taste of Lebanon program experiencing Lebanon’s authentic cuisine.

Achrafieh, 03 602949; laminaskitchen.com

LES DELICES DE DALAL


10AM – 1PM TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS

Regency Hotel, Adma, 03 258787

MAROUN CHEDID COOKING ACADEMY


Welcomes all passionate foodies, children, aspiring chefs and professionals in a unique, never-seen before contemporary space. Everyday morning and evening, also private and corporate events, or private cooking classes with the chef.

01 323084/5; marounchedid.com

NICOLE GIBEILY


11AM – 1PM, MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS

03 672918

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BEVERAGE
CLASSES

BACARDI


Private or group classes.
Hosted by brand ambassador Varia Dellalian.

76 790035

CASK & BARREL


Whisky classes on Wednesdays and upon request. Hosted by whisky ambassador, Elie Abi Khalil.

70 111070

CLUB GRAPPE


Wine trips to the Bekaa Valley, wine tasting sessions
on weekends, cheese and wine dinner nights.

03 611603; clubgrappe.com

IXSIR WINERY VISIT


Book your visit and wine tasting. Visits are free.

Batroun, 71 631613; ixsir.com.lb

L’ACADEMIE DE TAILLEVENT OENOLOGIE


Private wine tasting by appointment.
Les Caves de Taillevent, Les Jardins de Tabaris.

Achrafieh, 01 217883; taillevent.com

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CARVING
COURSES

YOUSSEF HIJAZI


Courses for groups upon request.

03 958047

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CAKE
DECORATING
& SUGAR ART

RITA KAZEZIAN


Professional flowers, figures, cupcakes, cookies and cake basics.
Private or group classes.

Bsalim, 03 594382; @ritakazezian

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