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Chef Rima
Beirut | | Professional
Specialty Cuisines: French, Italian, Lebanese , Mediterranean, Turkish
Vetted Experiences: Private Chef, Cooking Class, Corporate Event, Catering, Chef Consultancy

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How did you start your journey?

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.

Where is your cuisine inspired from?

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.

Work

Private Tutor | KitchenLab | 2015
Gave private lessons in cooking Lebanese cuisines.

Caterer | Sista Brown | 2014 - 2015
Cooked and catered for Sista Brown's clients on three separate occasions.

Guest Chef | Tawlet | 2012 - 2015
Cooked the old Lebanese Beiruti recipes for around 100 people

Founder | RimRam Gourmet | 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

Training

No description provided.

What is your Cancellation Policy?

Flexible - Full refund up to 2 days prior to event, except Foodie Service fees

What languages do you speak?

English, French, Arabic

How far can you travel?

60 kms

Foodie Chef Mayas | 4.5

Chef Rima created some traditional Arabic dishes with a modern touch, yet keeping this "home made, comforting" feeling. Highly recommended

Foodie François | 4.5

Chef Rima is very talented. I strongly recommend her to cook for you and enjoy her great dishes.

Foodie Karl | 4.5

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!

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