AStorIA — Badr Zuhair Fayez, a celebrity chef from Saudi Arabia, will bring Arabian cuisine to Astoria’s Baked Alaska at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26.
The restaurateurwill do a cooking demonstration and share personal stories about his efforts to bring a culture of fine dining to his home country.
As part of the Chef Outta Water series, Fayez will work with Baked Alaska owner Chef Christopher Holen to “create a selection of appetizers fusing the classic tastes of the Arabian Peninsula with the fresh ingredients of Northwest Oregon,” the event page states. Fayez will prepare the dishes in front of guests and share stories about his life. After the demonstration, guests can sample the cuisine and participate in a Q&A session.
Fayez has served as a judge on “Masterchef Arabia,” and has made many appearances on live cooking shows.
The event is free, open to the public and will include food and beverages. Preregistration at http://bit.ly/2pe9sSn or RSVP required at 503-325-7414.