The opening of the much anticipated Beirut Cooking Festival & Salon du Chocolat took place yesterday. The 3 day event will remain until Saturday the 14th of November.
This year the Beirut Cooking festival has around 150 exhibitors including food products, the latest cooking utensils and kitchenware, workshops and activities with cooking tips and techniques from some of the most famous chefs, alongside dining and etiquette experts and much more …
It was a lot of fun watching No Garlic No Onions Anthony Rahayel and Zeinab at the Rural delights cooperative stand making Freekeh! Swing by their stand for a taste as you will also find many healthy organic goodies for sale.
For tea lovers The Blue House stand is a must, they showcase an authentic organic tea
There are numerous live cooking shows, lifestyle sessions and a Kids village all happening throughout the day. You can check out the programs and timings here http://bit.ly/1GZq4nH
The festival’s opening ceremony was followed by a runway show themed “One Thousand and One Nights” with the guest of honour Lebanese international designer, Abed Mahfouz, whose design was executed by chef Charles Azar.
The fashion show also featured various beautiful designs from many fashion designers implemented by renowned Lebanese chocolatiers out of chocolates and fabric, it truly was a chocolate lovers dream come true!