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Chef Karim
Beirut | | Professional
Specialty Cuisines: Asian, BBQ, International, Mediterranean, Mexican
Vetted Experiences: Private Chef, Cooking Class, Corporate Event, Catering, Chef Consultancy

Know more about Chef Karim's Cooking Style with these sample menus.

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How did you start your journey?

Cooking is more than mixing ingredients and creating aroma. After several years of hard work, I felt myself closest to the Japanese & Asian cuisines. Playing a new harmony between Japanese-Asian & the Mediterranean creates my "Own cooking Style" touch.

Where is your cuisine inspired from?

Born to cook, not an easy word, but when you dare yourself to professionalism, you can achieve it. I graduated from La Sagesse University - Faculty of Hospitality Management, with the academic certification of Ecole Hoteliere de Laussane Switzerland. And working in a Three Michelin Star Restaurant "De Librije" top best restaurant in Netherlands for more than 11 years and one of the Top Restaurant in the World.

Work

Owner-Head Chef | "Omakase" Japanese Quality services Catering | 2015 - Now
Omakase, is a Japanese Word means the Chef Choice, usually in Michelin restaurant when u ask for the chef's choice you will be able to eat the best quality dishes, with their passion & professionalism in working they will provide the best taste & food harmony with the best Quality Ingridients. Omakase is the only way to share passion, knowledge & my own touch through the Private Chef Dining Experience More over, using Premium & Top Quality Ingredients will add more value to my Professionalism.

Training

Kitchen Trainee | Top Restaurant in the World - De Librije - Netherlands | 2015
De Librije is a 3 Michelin Stars Restaurant, Best restaurant in Netherlands for 11 Successive years & one of Top Best Restaurant in the World. De librije is a boutique hotel by "Relaix et Chateaux" owned by Chef Jonnie Boer & his sommelier wife Therese, located in the center of "Zwolle" city 2 hours far from Amsterdam. I learned too much from a professional team, where i had the opportunity to share the Lebanese Culture & food, where i had the pleasure to share the Japanese cuisine Knowledge.

Kitchen Trainee | One Michelin Star - Pure C Restaurant - Netherlands | 2015
Pure C is an One Michelin Star Restaurant located in South of the Netherlands near Belgium's Borders, it's a concept created by a 3 Michelin Stars Chef Name's Sergio Herman. Pure C located in a village name Cadzand Bad on the dunes of this beautiful seashore, where all platters where created from their fresh local Sea products & ingredients, inspired from the Sea with an Asian-Mediterranean touch

What is your Cancellation Policy?

Strict - No refund after booking is made

What languages do you speak?

No description provided.

How far can you travel?

500 kms

Foodie Offline Booking | 4.5

Great Chef with a great culinary talent. An amazing orator who knows how to talk to the guests. I would love to work again with him.

Foodie Mohamed | 4.7

In general, I admired the attitude of Chef Karim. I really enjoyed working with him. Accommodating, committed, and sincere

Foodie Candice | 4.8

The experience with Chef Karim was excellent. From menu coordination to tasting, everything went smoothly. The guests loved the food. It was really a plus to have hot food prepared ...

Foodie Offline Booking | 4.7

Chef Karim was hired to do a dinner at a kitchen & appliances showroom. He was great during the event, there is definitely lot of room for improvement since getting ...

Foodie Eddy | 5.0

Great Experience with a young and talented Kay... Keep it up

Foodie Samer | 4.5

The experience was superb. The food could be better, probably because of the last minute request. We will sure do it again!

Foodie Karim | 5.0

Thank you for a great experience and ecstatic food. Guests were amazed by your professionalism and your expertise in cooking. Will definitely book again and best of luck in your ...

Foodie David | 5.0

We had a great experience with Chef Karim. He was very professional and prepared for us a four-course menu (french cuisine) which is one of the best we have ever ...

Foodie Jean | 4.8

Great food quality and set up. Chef is humble. To be repeated.

Foodie Shogher | 5.0

My booking with Chef Karim was amazing!
Such a professional chef, not to mention the delicious food he prepared. The team he was working with were super active and responsive.

Foodie Marc | 5.0

Really cool, friendly, patient and funny guy! we spent an amazing evening with him and will do it again for sure

Foodie Farah | 5.0

Great food and presentation Chef Karim has the right positive attitude. I highly recommend him and would definitely use his services again.

Foodie Christian | 4.8

Chef karim was perfect in every way. Met and perfectly arranged everything to suit all our special needs. He real meets the standard for a michelin chef.

Foodie Suha | 5.0

It was the first time we used this service, will definitely contact Chef X Change again .

Foodie Lilia | 5.0

We organized a family dinner with the kids aged 3 to 14 to enjoy great quality food and interact with the chef. We were 14 people in total and Chef ...

Foodie Lilia | 5.0

Chef Karim is just perfect in every way! I hosted a gourmet seated dinner for 14 guests and everything was beyond my expectations. The communication was efficient, the products were ...

Foodie Mira | 5.0

Karim is a great chef when hosting a dinner at home. Highly professional, whilst at the same time friendly - he has become our go to chef for all our ...

Foodie Offline Booking | 5.0

This was the second time Tarte aux Poires have booked Chef Karim for yet another challenge - make outstanding bites, with great and modern shapes, great tastes and a special ...

Foodie Mira | 5.0

Chef Karim has the devotion, passion and savoir-faire that leave you asking for more. His culinary creations translate into delicious dishes from the salmon tartare, to the beef, to his ...

Foodie Offline Booking | 5.0

We recruited Chef Karim for Sacoor Launch private fashion event of 100+. We were very happy about the communication between us, along Chef Karim's willingness to co-create and customize a ...

Foodie Maria | 5.0

It was an excellent experience that would definilty repeat!! The food was great and chef Karim is very professional. Made my husbands birthday very special :)
Thank you,
Maria

Foodie Guitta | 4.8

When I first read the reviews about Chef Karim, I honestly suspected it was the Chefxchange crew who had written it to promote for their chef. But when I had ...

Foodie Sally | 5.0

Excellent experience! All guests loved the chef and his food! Karim was very professional and friendly, the food was great! Thank you very much!

Foodie Offline Booking | 5.0

Chef Karim had 2 stands at the Ajaltoun Fiesta festival, one for burgers and another for noodles. He was very organised, clean and his food was delicious. He loved to ...

Foodie Offline Booking | 5.0

Nous avons été très satisfaits de la prestation du Chef tant sur la qualité, la présentation, l’hygiène, la gestion du temps etc… Bravo Chef! Merci une fois encore de votre ...

Foodie Offline Booking | 5.0

We had an informal gathering of 15 people and Chef Karim served a great selection of exotic sushis and makis, with his signature dessert wasabi ginger cheesecake. Great value for ...

Foodie Danielle | 5.0

What a Chef, everyone present was delighted and happy with every single dish served.
Thank you Chef Karim and to many more event with you and ChefXchange Team
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Foodie Nicolas | 5.0

The passion, dedication, politness, availability, service, attention to details, attitude of chef Karim turned our dinner into an unforgatble evening and a trip of flavors around the world.

Foodie Sahar | 5.0

I wanted to give my husband a special surprise on his birthday. He loves sushi but doesn't like the commercial places in town. So I booked a suite at a ...

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