Owner - Maroun Chedid SAL


Dubbed ‘the jeweler of gastronomy,’ Maroun Chedid, plays an active role in developing and spreading Lebanese Mediterranean gastronomy throughout the world. With over twenty-five years of experience, he has crafted a Lebanese-

Mediterranean cuisine that combines the authenticity of Lebanese cooking with joie de vivre of modern living. He values his heritage and is a firm believer that you can only truly evolve if you understand where you come from and embrace your roots.


Awarded in 2013 the prestigious title of ‘Chef de L’Année a L’International’ by the Toques Blanches du Monde, Maroun’s cuisine recognizes the authenticity of Lebanese food and its traditions, enriching it with spices and surprising

combinations to appeal to a modern palate. To this end, his approach has always been to respect the product, its texture and flavor. He is a firm believer that tradition can evolve, but that the fundamentals remain the same.


Maroun is also the founder of Maroun Chedid SAL, a company that offers culinary consulting services and specialty catering in Lebanon, Monaco, India, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Mirroring its founder’s personality, the company

strives to offer unique and creative services that revolve around identifying and choosing from among the seasonal terroir the best possible ingredients and combining these with creativity, rigor, technique and passion.

In 2016, he launched the brand ‘Georgette by Maroun Chedid’, inspired by his mother, the brand celebrates the best of Lebanon’s bountiful terroir.
His future projects include the opening of the restaurant, Ritage by Maroun Chedid, a cooking academy as well as a concept store set to open in 2017 in Beirut.