Marhaba! Welcome to Beirut, Paris of the Middle East - a lively and bustling city, a brilliant mix of French culture & Arabic energy! During this week you will learn the basics of the Lebanese cuisine at Le Cordon Bleu®, focusing on cold and hot mezze as well as cold sauces. In addition, you will get to know your fellow chef-students, stroll around the city and explore the nooks and crannies of Beirut.
The second week of our seminar is full of experiences! This week will begin with a general overview of Lebanese foods and flavors. After that, you will continue with lessons at Le Cordon Bleu®, learning the ins and outs of the different types of Lebanese dough & breads as well as diving into the world of stocks, hot sauces and meat dishes. In addition, you will tour Byblos and hear lectures from some of Lebanon’s rising chefs.
By the third week you will be completely immersed in the Lebanese kitchen, after hours of studying at Le Cordon Bleu®. This week will be devoted to learning about fish & seafood main courses, as well as vegetables and side dishes. You will also take part in lectures and lessons presenting the different aspects of Mediterranean cooking and will have the time and facilities to practice it all.
This is the time to wrap up four great weeks, full of fantastic experiences and learning! By the end of this week you will know your way around sweet sauces, local desserts and advanced mezze recipes. There will be a certificate ceremony followed by a goodbye dinner allowing you a proper farewell from Beirut.