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DIAFHEE covers B&B on “darb el karam” – Food Heritage Trail

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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.

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Aitanit guesthouse

The old arcade between the living room and the dining room
The old arcade between the living room and the dining room

Aitanit guesthouse in West Bekaa was established by the Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT) in 2008 with the support of the Municipality of Aitanit. Managed by Petra Chedid Rassi, the house is located on the main road in the village, 5 minutes walk from the municipality. It can host 20 persons and it is one of the main accommodation stops of the LMT during their annual Through Walk.

The "aareeshe" or grape tree, typical to villages houses
The “aareeshe” or grape tree, typical to villages houses

To reserve at Aitanit guesthouse contact Petra on +961 71 676 267

Wake up to the most beautiful view of Lake Qaraoun
Wake up to the most beautiful view of Lake Qaraoun