Master Chef Tarek Ibrahim
Award winning and internationally renowned chef Tarek Ibrahim developed his passion and respect for food from a young age. Recently acclaimed as a Master Chef by the World Association Chefs’ Societies; Tarek is also a certified Executive Chef by the American Culinary Federation and Global Judge A class (WACS) and current star of Fatafeat TV shows Australian Adventures with Chef Tarek, 100 Lahma, 100 Macaroni , Mashawy and ‘Min Misr’ (from Egypt). Chef Tarek’s cooking is influenced and inspired by both eastern and western cultures.
With over 30 years experience both in the United States of America and the Middle East, Tarek has a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of food. Opening his first coffee shop and bakery in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1984 he followed his success by opening five more casual dining restaurants each with a different cuisine.
Following his commercial success, Tarek became a highly respected teacher in culinary art at the Arts Institutes International Minnesota from 1999 to 2005.
Winning several gold and silver medals in highly respected culinary competitions including Taste of Elegance (Central Region), two times Chef Par Excellence Chef Tarek was named the Primer Chef of America not once but twice by the American Dairy Association.
Tarek is currently working as Corporate Executive Chef for Meat and Livestock Australia, providing training sessions to executive chefs and food service professionals on meat handling and cooking methods. Tarek is also one of two trainers to the Egyptian Culinary Olympics Team.
Tarek is married to Sharon and has two young children and holds a commercial pilots license.
He is looking forward to cooking for you on the 29th September at the beautiful Four Seasons, Al Maryah Island.
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