Enjoy a four-course menu focused on Middle Eastern flavor fusions prepared by Chef Kareem.
This private chef experience focuses on Chef Kareem’s experiences in Egypt, and infuses vibrant flavor fusions of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines. Begin with your choice of homemade dip and toasted pita chips, and a roasted beet salad with mint. Then, enjoy authentic beef and potato tagine and turmeric rice, followed by Egyptian bread pudding for dessert.
Guests are welcome to provide wine and beer to accompany the menu, and may request pairing recommendations from the chef upon booking.
Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Kareem
31 Mar 2020
This class was amazing. My wife and I learned so much. Chef Kareem is an excellent teacher and chef. In this class we learned basic tequniques such how to cut onions , tomatoes, and garlic and how to cook the best scrambled eggs and breakfast potatoes. This class is a must because you will have an amazing time and learn so much.
22 Mar 2020
Chef Kareem taught my stepson and me how to make the most delicious steaks, sides and dessert. He shared some great tips and tricks to get the best flavor from the meat, made sure we knew what was needed to replicate this at home, and did everything with enthusiasm and a great sense of humor.
My stepson is 10 and he was so proud of what he achieved with Chef Kareem’s guidance. It has given him an enthusiasm to explore more foods and flavors. We will take another class with him as soon as possible! Such a wonderful experience - thank you, Kareem!
14 Mar 2020
Chef Kareem was great and we had a blast. The food was deli from start to finish!!!
05 Mar 2020
I would like to give this funny, organized, fabulous human, chef seven stars but five is all you offer.
25 Feb 2020
We had a blast with Chef Kareem! He taught us how to make the perfect steak along with some other delicious recipes. But best of all we learned some awesome cooking tips that will be super helpful in the future! His kitchen was neat and very clean. And there was a very welcoming environment. 10/10 would recommend.
24 Feb 2020
Kareem is so great. Fun to learn from and made the experience worth it. He is super welcoming and funny. The food was outstanding and now I can truly say I can cook a steak :) I will definitely be coming back to learn from Kareem!!
23 Feb 2020
I surprised my girlfriend with Kareem's "How to cook the perfect steak" class for Valentine's weekend. The experience and food definitely exceeded our expectations. Kareem carefully explained each process and answered any questions we had. His bubbly personality and sense of humor made us feel at home. I would highly recommend Kareem's cooking class to anyone.
22 Feb 2020
Chef Kareem was amazing! Very welcoming, easy to follow, and just an overall GREAT experience. Highly recommend!
18 Feb 2020
Chef Kareem was amazing , This was my wife's and I first cooking class and we had a wonderful time. Chef Kareem is very professional, knowledgeable, friendly and very hospitable. We learned so much and look forward to signing up for another class with Chef Kareem.
20 Jan 2020
My wife and I had the most amazing time at this class! Chef Kareem is not only an amazing chef but he's also an incredible teacher. He's extremely personable, knowledgeable and so much fun. The steaks turned out amazing as well as the garlic mashed potatoes and the cookie. I would recommend this class to anyone who enjoys a good steak (and already have)! It was a fantastic afternoon.
10 Jan 2020
Chef Kareem is a great teacher! His kitchen is lovely, and even though we had a million questions, he had an answer to each of them. This steak cooking class was a great experience, we learnt a lot an ate amazing food! The mashed potato was sooooo good. Even better the dessert. We got much more confident in steak cooking. If you're still thinking, just give it a go!
08 Jan 2020
Chef Kareem was great! Very Very knowledgeable and showed us a lot of great skills. The food was also delicious! Thank you for a wonderful time!
05 Oct 2019
Our experience with Chef Kareem was hands down A Great Time! He made sure we were comfortable, super friendly, very knowledgeable!
The food was excellent! Dessert was lord to darn Delicious!! The laughs, The great Conversation, Our Perfect Date! We’d highly recommend his class to everyone! Thank you again Chef Well See Ya Again Soon!!
17 Sep 2019
Our steak cooking class was fantastic. Kareem is an amazing cook who really knows what he's doing, He taught us a ton and we ate some of the best steak we have ever had. Would highly recommend.
11 Aug 2019
My family had an absolutely wonderful time at this class. The food was beyond delicious and Chef Kareem was so friendly, knowledgeable, and he made this family event so much fun! We will be keeping these recipes and techniques forever. Thank you Chef Kareem!
11 Jul 2019
Chef Kareem was tremendous in his cooking, fellowship and information! He was a wonderful source of information and his cooking practices and directions led to the best steak we had ever eaten. We "rolled" out of the event, full of steak, garlic mashed potatoes and a tasty dessert!
17 Jun 2019
My husband and I took this steak class and had so much fun and learned a lot from Chef Kareem! He is very knowledgeable and creates a fun environment! Our meal was delicious, thank you for making our first cooking class experience a good one!!
08 Jun 2019
Chef Kareem was super knowledgeable and easy to talk to. What a wonderful afternoon!
02 Jun 2019
Chef Kareem’s class about cooking the perfect steak was such a fun and informative session! I was always wary of cooking my own steaks but feel a lot more confident after this class. He walked us through two techniques (grilling and pan searing/basting) with a lot of information about the cuts of meat, tips for how to know when it’s ready and other things to keep in mind along the way. When we had the chance to try for ourselves we were amazed that we could cook such good steaks! He was really friendly and answered any questions we had. I definitely recommend for anyone looking for a fun afternoon!
05 May 2019
OMG!! What an amazing experience with Chef Kareem! Trying something different, I booked a night of learning to cook fabulous steaks for my birthday. My kids and I arrived at Kareem’s house and the fun began right away. Chef Kareem was very gracious and had an interesting background growing up in Egypt. The food preparation was great and we all learned much about choosing the right cut of meat and preparing steak in a skillet and grill. Awesome mashed potatoes and chocolate chip cookie/cake for dessert! The time flew by. I will definitely try this again. So fun!
16 Apr 2019
This was my first cozy meal experience and it was also Chef Kareem's first cozy meal group and I absolutely loved it. I thought my husband and I knew how to cook a good steak, but we were totally wrong! We really learned a lot of helpful ways on how to season and cook the perfect steak, as well as the perfect garlic mashed potatoes. I will definitely be cooking steak and potatoes a lot more and doing them Chef Kareem's style. He was super personable and friendly. He made cooking seem less intimidating and fun. My husband and I were super excited with our experience and would love to do it again.
21 Feb 2019
Chef Kareem moved from Egypt to Austin just to study barbecue and how to prepare it. If that doesn't say all you need to know about his talents, I don't know what does. Chef Kareem is kind, open, and ready to answer any question you might have with a smile. He's also a great pasta maker and crafted one of the best Tiramisus I've ever had. He is a very well-rounded chef and will make even the most novice at-home cook feel at ease.
Guest reviews for Chef Kareem
23 Feb 2019
Kareem was amazing! He helped me plan out the most perfect catering experience for my best friends bachelorette party - he and his wonderful wife dropped off and set up all of the food. We had the most wonderful feast. I wish they lived in NY I would have them cater all of my parties !! Thank you so much for making our first Texas BBQ experience very memorable !!
23 Feb 2019
We had an awesome experience! Kareem made our date night Spectacular! I will be recommending him to friends and family!
23 Feb 2019
Great experience!! I learned a ton and look forward to continuing to work together to learn more.
23 Feb 2019
Kareem displayed all type of chef knifes, how to use them properly and for which type of food they would used for.
He demonstrated proper knife usage in various ways to cut different vegetables. Kareem assisted my daughter & grand daughter in their use of different vegetable cuts with the appropriate knifes.
The soup was delicious and Kareem was extremely knowledgeable and helpful in assisting my grand daughter with her knife cutting skills. Plans were made for the next cooking class. It was agreed upon to make a pasta with a special tomato sauce.
I’m sure anyone who hires Kareem won’t be disappointed with his class.
23 Feb 2019
Kareem was a fantastic teacher – we had a fun girls' night learning to make pasta. Highly recommend!
23 Feb 2019
Kareem was awesome. He taught our group knife skills, how to chop an onion, how to make bolognese sauce, fresh mozzarella, and pasta. It was delicious and a great experience!
23 Feb 2019
Kareem is great! He found the perfect balance between teaching and letting us devolve into our own conversations when appropriate (there were quite a few of us). The food was delicious and I learned at least 3 things that made me go 'ooooooooooooooooohh'. Thank you Kareem! :)
23 Feb 2019
Kareem was wonderfully instructive, kind, and patient with our group of girls at a bachelorette party. Kareem is so knowledgeable and entertained all of our questions. He went with the flow, adapted well to a new kitchen, and taught even the seasoned cooks among us new tricks. Highly recommend for any event!
23 Feb 2019
Kareem taught a group of 8 women some knife skills, how to make fresh mozzarella, and making fresh pasta. He had extensive handouts to make sure that we'd be able to do the activities on our own after the class. He was very kind and patient, letting each person roll their own pasta. The food was great and we enjoyed his gentle personality.
23 Feb 2019
Communication was easy with quick response time. Food arrived on time and was absolutely delicious. We've already booked for another event and will continue to do so. Must book — you won't regret it!
When Chef Kareem realized that his banking career was not his real passion, he pivoted to focus on what he truly has a talent and love for — getting creative in the kitchen! With many years of cooking and catering experience under his belt, Chef Kareem is ready to share his knowledge in an informative and entertaining environment. From searing the perfect steak to rolling fresh pasta, take a class with him to learn fresh techniques!