On the 24th of July, 2014, the Food Heritage Foundation’s Kitchen Akleh catered the Iftar that was help on the occasion of announcing the Rural Tourism Strategy for Lebanon. This special event was organized by Beyond Beirut in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Services, with the support of USAID in the framework of The Lebanon Industry Value Chain Development – LIVCD Project.
The Iftar was held in the green garden of the beautiful Saint John Convent in Beit Mery.
Traditional food, prepared by Akleh’s cooks coming from different Lebanese regions, was offered on the buffet.
Whole wheat pastries were prepared live on the saj station.
Also on the menu, potato kebbeh filled with labneh and grilled on charcoal.
Savory traditional sweets and fresh fruits were also served.