Woman ON TOP

Taste & Flavors - - STEP BY STEP -

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…...

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