Over 40 national extra virgin olive oil producers from Lebanon’s different regions will be judged by an international and local panel of experts, bringing together the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in awarding medals to the best oils at the 12th edition of the National Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest.

Participants:

- Willani S.A.R.L
- Boustan Al Zaytoun
- Terroir du Liban
- Kanz Loubnan
- Darna
- Zejd Bio
- Al Mari
- Abou Shakra Establishments for Industry and Commerce
- Agricultural Cooperative of organic agriculture and beekeepin in Deir Mimas and its region
- Agricultural Cooperative Rashaya Al Fekhar
- Agricultural Cooperative association for development and services in Koura
- Agricultural Cooperative Association in Chadra
- Agricultural Cooperative Association in Kobayat
- Agricultural Cooperative for the production and marketing of vine and olive in Rashaya Al Fekhar and Al Khraybeh
- Cooperative Association for the development of the olive sector in the Dreib – Akkar
- Cooperative Association for development, manufacturing and production of olive oil in Darbaachtar Al Koura
- Cooperative Association for olive farmers in Tripoli
- General Agriculture Cooperative in Burj Kalaway
- Tanmiya w Tahsin Association
- Mohamad Malek Abdallah
- Roger Bassit
- Hussein Derbieh
- George Jreij
- Antoine Lakkis
- Nassim Maalouf
- Nabil Sarieddine
- Rashid Mohamad Zweihed

THE JURY
  • DR. ALBERTO DRAGOTTA

  • DANY BASSIL
  • FATEN ADADA
  • HYAM FANOUS SINNO

  • HUSSEIN HOTEIT
  • ROBERT HAJJ
  • ROLAND ANDARY
  • Sonia Abiad
  • TAMIM EL TAKECH
Workshop Guests
  • ABDALLAH KHODOR
  • GEORGES DAKKAK
  • GEORGES EL KIK
  • KARIM BIBI
  • RABIH FOUANY
  • SLEIMAN KHAWAND
  • YOUSSEF FARES
  • TUESDAY 04 APRIL
  • WEDNESDAY 05 APRIL
  • THURSDAY 06 APRIL
  • FRIDAY 07 APRIL
03:00 PM - 09:00 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Discover, taste and vote for the best extra virgin olive oil
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06:00 PM - 07:00 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Cooking workshop: Chef Abdallah Khodor, Executive Sous Chef of Le Bristol Hotel and Hussein Hoteit, Agriculture and Rural Expert: The heritage twisted Lebanese dips infused with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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07:30 PM - 08:30 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Cooking workshop: Chef Abdallah Khodor, Executive Sous Chef of Le Bristol Hotel and Hussein Hoteit, Agriculture and Rural Expert: Twisted Heritage Lebanese Dip
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07:30 PM - 08:30 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Cooking workshop: Chef Sleiman Khawand, Executive Chef Atelier Chef Sleiman and Hyam Fannous Sinno, Olive Oil Expert: Tabboule with walnuts , pomegranate and olive oil and kebbet batata
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03:00 PM - 09:00 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Discover, taste and vote for the best extra virgin olive oil
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04:30 PM - 05:30 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Cooking workshop: Karim Bibi, Independent Chef and Alberto Dragotta, Agronomist: Italian Cuisine
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06:00 PM - 07:00 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Final tasting session for the National Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest and announcement of the winners
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07:00 PM - 08:00 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Award ceremony for the National Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
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07:00 PM - 08:00 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
National Extra Virgin Olive Oil awards ceremony
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03:00 PM - 09:00 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Discover, taste and vote for the best extra virgin olive oil
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04:30 PM - 05:30 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Cooking workshop: Chef Georges El Kik, Executive Chef of Sofil Catering: Loup de mer confit a l'huile d'olive
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04:30 PM - 05:30 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Cooking workshop: Chef Georges El Kik, Executive Chef of Sofil Catering: Loup de mer confit à l'huile d'olive
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06:00 PM - 07:00 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Cooking workshop: Chef Georges Dakkak, Culinary Consultancy and Owner of Le Georges Art of Catering: Mediterranean Cuisine
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07:30 PM - 08:30 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil voted by the chefs
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03:00 PM - 09:00 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Discover, taste and vote for the best extra virgin olive oil
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04:30 PM - 05:30 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
How to taste extra virgin olive oil by Youssef Fares, Expert Taster
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06:00 PM - 07:00 PMNational Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
Cooking workshop: Chef Rabih Fouany, Executive Chef of Le Vendôme Beirut: Sea bream salsa and verde and olive oil granite
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