Young and innovative chefs are redefining gastronomy, seamlessly blending tradition with modernity. With an unquenchable passion for their craft, they are pushing boundaries and experimenting with flavors and techniques. Their commitment to sourcing local, sustainable ingredients underscores their dedication to both taste and the environment.

As these rising talents continue to evolve, they undoubtedly inspire a generation of aspiring chefs to embrace innovation while honoring the culinary foundations that came before them. Hospitality News Middle East interviewed 12 chefs from KSA, Jordan, Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt and Kuwait who are making a mark.

You can read about the influential chefs in the Middle East and discover their favorite recipes below:

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