On Feb 17, ANERA’s Diafhee program launched its series of training for Bed and Breakfasts (B&B) on standards of service provisions for visitors, a project funded by USAID through LIVCD program. The first introductory session took place in Kherbet Qanafar in West Bekaa and was attended by seven ladies operating B&B and tables d’hôte from Aana to Aitanit.
Noha Abi Rashed, owner of the B&B of Ein Zebde, Bert Mansour and Nada Abdel Nour from the B&B of Aitanit, as well as Lina Haddad who operates a table d’hôte in Kherbet Qanafar, all participants on the Food Heritage Foundation’s “darb el karam”, attended the introductory session and met the other ladies involving in similar activities in West Bekaa.
Three more introductory sessions will be given in Maasser el Shouf, Deir el Ahmar and Batroun. The training sessions are planned from March – December 2015 and and will cover topics such as B&B management, service provisions, menu development and safe food handling and hygiene.