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Chef Rima

RimRam Gourmet

Rima is your 4.5 star chef in Beirut, for hire to cook French & Italian & Lebanese cuisines. Rima 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 worked in the banking sector for 24 years. I don't remember how I went into the kitchen and found myself diving into a different world of smells, colours and perfumes. All of a sudden I discovered the "AHA" thing and became passionate about cooking. Trying new tastes and dishes, learning the traditional Lebanese cuisine and digging into my mum's family recipes. My passion led me to Paris where I used to do workshops and spread the Lebanese Cuisine that is known to be very tasty and healthy.

List of the Chef's favorite ingredients

  • Lentil
  • Eggplant
  • Onion
  • Bell Pepper
  • Beef
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Goat Cheese
  • Smoked Ham
  • Olive Oil
  • Olives
  • Leeks


  • French
  • Italian
  • Lebanese
  • Mediterranean
  • Turkish

Experiences Provided

  • Private Chef
  • Cooking Class
  • Corporate Event
  • Catering
  • Chef Consultancy

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

I started learning through my mother's recipes all the way to workshops, TV programs and finally one year training in Paris with the Top Chef David Fricaud.


  • Professional


No description provided.

Work Experience

Private Tutor (Jan 2015-May 2015)

Gave private lessons in cooking Lebanese cuisines.

Sista Brown
Caterer (Dec 2014-May 2015)

Cooked and catered for Sista Brown's clients on three separate occasions.

Guest Chef (Jan 2012-Mar 2015)

Cooked the old Lebanese Beiruti recipes for around 100 people

RimRam Gourmet
Founder (May 2009-Now)

Provide catering and food for lunches and dinners in addition to all the accessories needed to host a dinner/lunch ( Example: waiters, table clothings, cutleries, dishes, glasses, etc.) for up to 100 guests


Beirut, Lebanon
Travel: 60 kms

Language Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Cancellation Policy

    • Flexible
      Full refund up to 2 days prior to event, except Foodie Service fees
    Reviews from Foodies:
    Chef Mayas
    October 2015
    Chef Rima created some traditional Arabic dishes with a modern touch, yet keeping this "home made, comforting" feeling. Highly recommended
    October 2015
    Chef Rima is very talented. I strongly recommend her to cook for you and enjoy her great dishes.
    October 2015
    Chef Rima impressed us with both her passion for cooking and the quality of her food. Highly recommended if you are looking for a "home cooked meal" feeling!