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Chef Omar
Dubai | | Professional
Specialty Cuisines: BBQ, International, Lebanese , Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Vetted Experiences: Private Chef, Corporate Event, Catering, Chef Consultancy

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How did you start your journey?

I grew up in Lebanon, in Beirut, the famous city that offers authentic Lebanese cuisine. As far as I can remember, my whole life revolved around food. My mother and my grandmother were the pillars of the kitchen where I got to see them every single day. The Lebanese and Arab food are a sleeping treasure and I aim to promote it every day through my own menus.

Where is your cuisine inspired from?

It was definitely thanks to the women in my life, especially my mother who encouraged me to join the culinary school at the age of 16. Upon graduation, I joined SummerLand Hotel in Lebanon as a kitchen helper and then climbed the ranks to where I am todayas Corporate Executive Chef at Al Safadi Group of Restaurants.

Work

Corporate Executive Chef (Lebanon/Dubai/Erbil) | Al Safady Group Restaurants | 2000 - Now
I am the Corporate Chef for all Al Safadi Restaurants Dubai, UAE, Iraq and Lebanon.

Head Chef | Al Safady Restaurant Lebanon | 1998 - 2000
In charge of 29 kitchen staff working in a traditional Lebanese food restaurant

Chef de Partie | Socrate catering restaurant | 1994 - 1998

Kitchen helper | Summerland hotel lebanon | 1992 - 1994

Training

Corporate Chef | Al Safadi Restaurants (Lebanon/Dubai/Erbil) | 2000 - Now
HABC Level 4 Award in managing food safety in catering (QCF) High Field certificate PIC person in charge level 3 High Field certificate TS. Culinary Institute Bir Hassan Lebanon

What is your Cancellation Policy?

Strict - No refund after booking is made

What languages do you speak?

English, Arabic

How far can you travel?

100 kms

Foodie Rahul | 4.7

Chef Omar Quality Standrads and amazing.

Foodie Chipo | 5.0

Many thanks to Chef Omar for accommodating my last minute booking for catering for a bachelorette party. He helpfully suggested a menu that needed few tweaks and ensured that the ...

Foodie Guillaume | 5.0

If I could rate 10stars out of 5 I would... Chef Omar is an amazing person, very kind, generous & professional - so is his team.
The Lebanese buffet ...

Foodie Aurore | 4.7

Well done Chef Omar it was delicious! Thank you very much for the good work.

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