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Chef Mario

It's all about passion

Mario is your chef in Beirut, for hire to cook American & French cuisines. Mario is excited to create your exclusive culinary experience with ChefXChange!



Private Chef

Summary of where the Chef’s cuisine is inspired from and how he/she goes about expressing it

I stumbled upon the pastry world by mistake. But it was a great mistake. I ended up falling in love with it and it became my passion. I work hard to make my creations as elegant as possible, yet simple at the same time.

List of the Chef's favorite ingredients

  • chocolate
  • passion fruits
  • orange
  • champagne


  • American
  • French

Experiences Provided

  • Cooking Class
  • Catering
  • Chef Consultancy

How did the Chef learn how to cook and what is his story?

I was fascinated by how creative you can be in this domain. So when I first started in pastry, I wouldn't stop reading dessert books and searching the web for recipes.


  • Professional


AUCE University
International Hospitality Management (Feb 2009 - Now)

Hotel Management School
Advanced Pastry (Feb 2005 - Jan 2009)

Saint Joseph Technical School
Apprentice Chef (Jan 2002 - Jan 2005)

Work Experience

Assistant pastry chef (May 2013-Now)

Gustav Pastry
Assistant pastry chef (Oct 2011-May 2013)

Nazira catering
Pastry Department (May 2011-Oct 2011)

Abella Delices
Pastry Department & Purchasing Supervisor (Jul 2009-May 2011)

Metropolitan Palace Hotel
Pastry Department (Sep 2006-Jul 2009)


Beirut, Lebanon
Travel: 19 kms

Language Spoken

  • French
  • Arabic
  • Cancellation Policy

    • Moderate
      Full refund up to 1 week before the event, 50% refund up to 2 days prior to event, except Foodie Service fees
    Be the first one to review the Chef and get USD25 off.