Chef Hadi was born in Beirut, Lebanon. He graduated from Lebanon’s most prestigious and well known University of Hospitality, Al Kafaet University.
He started his journey in the F&B field with several International Hotels with an exposure to different International cuisines with over 16 years of experience within French, Italian and Fusion cuisines.
He joined Azadea Group in 2003, within the operations of over 120 employees, including but not limited to openings of more than 10 outlets of multi -national cuisines. In 2005, he entered the world of Showbiz, by hosting different Live TV Cooking Shows, namely Sama Dubai and Rai TV Channels, where I hosted a variety of Arab and Non – Arab Celebrities.
He moved to Italy in 2008 and had a tour in different kitchens of every region where he created and successfully opened 2 new concepts.
And in 2013, he came back to Dubai to Open the Eataly Franchise Located in Dubai Mall and Dubai Festival City.