International Master Celebrity Chef Joe Barza will participate in International Gastromasa Gastronomy Conference 2023!

 The 8th Edition of the International Gastromasa Gastronomy Conference which continues to serve as a bridge between Turkey and world gastronomy and is in the first two places among world gastronomy events, will be held on November 4-5, 2023 at the Haliç Congress Center in Istanbul. The theme of the conference will be “Geography”. Gastromasa Hospitality, Gastromasa Coffee, Gastromasa Bar and Gastromasa Pastry concepts, which will take place within our Gastromasa Conference, will bring together world-renowned gastronomy professionals who shape the sector under the same roof. 60+ world-renowned chefs and pastry chefs, 30+ baristas, sommeliers and mixologists, 200+ professional speakers, the most important investors of the tourism and hospitality sector, famous chefs, gastronomy professionals, general managers, F&B managers, purchasing managers and many others will have the opportunity to take part at the 8th Edition of the International Gastromasa Gastronomy Conference.


About Joe Barza

Joe Barza, an international Master Celebrity Chef, is world-renowned for his specialization in Lebanese Cuisine. With more than 30 years of professional cooking and kitchen management experience, he positions himself as the Lebanese Terroir Culinary Artist.

Joe Barza, with more than 25 years of expertise, has contributed to the increased popularity of Middle Eastern food and chefs. He is regarded as the rebel chef who revitalized Lebanese cuisine by fusing regional ingredients in novel ways to produce ground-breaking dishes that have come to be recognized as his signatures.

After all these years with dedication and achievements, in 2009 Chef Barza introduced his brainchild: ‘Joe Barza Culinary Consultancy’ specializing in food and beverage consultancy, kitchen design, recruiting services and training activities.

In addition to being featured on major international media channels including CNN and The New York Times, Chef Barza won the World Champion title for cooking tuna dish in Sardinia, and received many international recognitions and awards including but not limited to the “Master Chef” designation in 2010. He was also appointed as a jury member in many international culinary competitions and head judge in the Emmy Award-winning television show “Top Chef” in its Middle Eastern version in 2011. Moreover, he is selected as regional brand ambassador for Procter & Gamble, Hilton Middle East, and NKD Pizza.

His portfolio is home to over 30 brands of consultancy and endorsement, 100 local and international events participation in 27 countries, and 25 Lebanese Cuisine promotion events in international hotels and culinary establishments. Additionally, in 2006 Chef Barza, in partnership with renowned photographer Roger Moukarzel, launched “” which is an online cooking hub for professionals and amateurs.



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