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Chef Youssef Akiki is an ambitious Chef that prides himself on working hard and bringing his best to every opportunity that he lands. Lebanese native Chef Akiki has worked in the most prominent culinary institutions across Europe and in the Middle East. After being a consultant on introducing innovation to the industrial sector with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Lebanon, the main culinary consultant for the US Meat Export Federation and a Jury Panel for the Africa and Middle East Regional Finals of St. Pellegrino Young Chef 2020. Today, he is the owner of brût restaurant, a food destination, one of a kind concept offering experiential Levantine cuisine, a farm to table concept in Hragel Lebanon. He is the owner of Kitchen Backstage Company, a boutique F&B consultancy firm and a Managing Partner in Butler's Table in Batroun Lebanon.