About The Academy

The Maroun Chedid's Academy is a contemporary 700 m² space located in Tabet Palace, in the heart of Achrafieh.

It offers cooking classes to suit today's tastes, opening to other types of cooking, adapting to different levels in a modern and user-friendly space with efficient and easy-to-use equipment.
It is a unique opportunity to fine tune your cooking skills, develop your career and set yourself on the road to success and promotion.It is open to all cooking lovers and lets them get to know, try and understand where the delicious food served to them comes from.

Thought as a living space, each room has been designed to make everyone feel at home. The school mixes elegant and warm common areas with kitchens of concentrated efficiency and user-friendliness. It includes 4 workshops kitchens, meeting room, shop, all built around a patio offering unparalleled brightness.

The Chef

Maroun Chedid’s cuisine recognizes the authenticity of Lebanese food and its traditions and enriches it with spices and surprising combinations that are demanded by today’s modern palate. To this end, his cuisine has always been around the idea of respecting the product, its texture and flavor. He is a firm believer that tradition can evolve, but the fundamentals stay the same.

An ever-curious gourmet chef, Maroun is invested in exploring the world for inspiration to develop a scientific approach to his culinary expertise.

Amateurs and Foodies Courses



  •  All About Kebbeh (2 Days)

    All About Kebbeh (2 Days)

    Nov 25 - Nov 26
    Professional Training
    In this course, you will learn how to prepare the staple traditional Lebanese dish, the Kebbeh in all its shapes and tastes.
  • Farinaceous Cookery (2 days)

    Farinaceous Cookery (2 days)

    Nov 25 - Nov 26
    In this course, you will summarize the principles of cooking cereals and grains, you will discover the various types of pasta and the...
  • Meat Fabrication (2 days)

    Meat Fabrication (2 days)

    Nov 27 - Dec 02
    In this course, you will learn how to trim fat and silver skin from meats, cut meats into even portions and shape them so that they will...
  • Cooking Meat (2 days)

    Cooking Meat (2 days)

    Dec 03 - Dec 04
    In this course, you will learn how to bring out the best flavor by using the right seasoning, and marinating, listing a variety of...
  • Fish Fabrication & Cooking (2 days)

    Fish Fabrication & Cooking (2 days)

    Dec 09 - Dec 10
    In this course, you will identify the general composition and structure of fish, list fish categories, scale, trim, and gut fish prior...
  • Poultry Fabrication & Cooking (2 days)

    Poultry Fabrication & Cooking (2 days)

    Dec 10 - Dec 11
    In this course, you will learn how to know the fabrication techniques of poultry and the different methods of cooking it.
  • Shelfish Fabrication & Cooking (2 days)

    Shelfish Fabrication & Cooking (2 days)

    Dec 17 - Dec 18
    In this course, you will learn how to identify shellfish classification, fabrication and cooking techniques.
  • Advanced Culinary Arts (1 Month)

    Advanced Culinary Arts (1 Month)

    Feb 03 - Mar 26

    In this training you will learn all the advanced techniques needed for a Chef to be able to enhance his capabilities in a p...


Professional Courses

The Maroun Chedid Cooking Academy teaches new and budding chefs as well as professionals all the techniques and methods needed to be able to work in the hospitality industry. Our professional classes are designed to provide you with the necessary support and basics required, to reach the industry’s highest standards while shaping your own culinary identity.  Learn More

Host Your Event with Us

Treat your guests to a private cooking class with Maroun Chedid, designed just for you. Perfect for out-of-the-box parties, birthdays, bachelorettes, celebrations, corporate (team building, product launches) or social events, the academy is the ideal place for an original get-together. Our academy is also available for rent for shoots, special tastings and cooking/baking experiences. Book the Academy for an amazing culinary experience that you and your guests will never forget


Specially designed for children of all ages, our cooking classes are perfect for little chefs to develop and sharpen their culinary skills. Alternatively, the academy provides out-of-the-box kids and teen foodie birthday parties. Simply tell us what they like (are curious about) and we’ll do the rest. The little chefs will learn and enjoy cooking, baking and decorating in a fun, hands-on environment.

The perfect gift!

A foodie’s dream come true, our gift card allows recipients to choose from our selection of cooking classes and workshops. Choose the budget or class that you like and gift an unforgettable culinary experience.

For More Info

Head Office: Lebanon Street, Saifi, Ashrafieh, Street 61, Beirut, Lebanon

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