Yalla Eat! Chef Series: Jad Saad presents Focaccia with Zaatar

Our Yalla Eat! Instagram Takeover Chef Series features Arab American chefs demonstrating delectable recipes, Tuesday evenings on our Instagram Stories. Tune in on Instagram to join in, and check out previous recipes on our Instagram highlights or here.

5:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020
Jad Saad presents Focaccia with Zaatar


3 1/2 cups of AP flour
1 tablespoon salt
2 teaspoons instant yeast
4 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup zaatar
2 cups of warm water (at 100°F)

Jad Saad is a Lebanese American startup chef currently residing in California. He received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the American University of Beirut, later becoming interested in nutrition and cooking in general. He moved to California and completed a diploma from the International Culinary Center (ICC) as well as online certificate in Nutrition and Healthy Living from Cornell University. He went on to work at Rosewood SandHill Hotels for 8 months gaining extensive experience, and recently created a YouTube channel where he is sharing new cooking recipes each week.


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  • October 27, 2020 5:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 5:30 pm