Woman ON TOP
As the saying goes, behind every man there’s a great woman, and in the case of Amal Bohsali, the opposite also rings true
As a young newlywed, she yearned to spend time with her husband, and despite it being unusual for women to work at the time, the young couple opened their first pastry shop together in Hamra in 1975, with Amal’s name on the door.
Within a short time, she was able to transform a 120 yearold family business into a modern enterprise, incorporating European tastes and standards to an age old tradition of making handmade Lebanese desserts. Today, Amal Bohsali has three locations in Beirut (Hamra, Koreitem and Jal EL Dib) and a brand new gourmet concept next door to the Koreitem shop, serving salads, sandwiches, pastries and gelato, run by the next generation of Bohsalis. The tradition of innovation continues…...