Foodies Unite at Beirut Cooking Festival 2013


The annual Beirut Cooking Festival opened on Thursday and went on for 3 delicious days at BIEL.Throughout the festival there was plenty to do, see and taste! Over 100 exhibitors displayed their products with everything related to food, drinks, restaurants, catering, tableware, kitchen equipment and more. Guests got to try various foods, wines, olive oils and participate in lifestyle workshops with etiquette, design and food experts. Aside from the exhibitors, plenty of talented celebrity chefs were at the festival cooking up a storm, showing off their skills and sharing their great recipes and tips in various cuisines and types of food. At the Maggi stand celebrity couple Tony Abou Jaoude and Carla Haddad shared their personal tips on how to enjoy food moments. A children’s kitchen was set up for the little ones to enjoy interacting with food, and there was also a Librairie Gourmande for those interested in a wide selection of cookbooks. This year’s 3rd festival was bigger than ever, with plenty of entertainment, industry professionals, and of course, great food for all the visitors.