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Please join Chartwells on Wednesday, November 28 at 5:00 p.m. in the Economou Dining Hall as Sharif Hamdy, marketing director for Chartwells and 25-year culinarian, hosts a special Teaching Kitchen. Traditional Middle Eastern hummus will be the main dish on the menu.

Hamdy joined the Chartwells team in 2016. Prior to that, he spent most of his adult working life on the kitchen line with internationally known names like Hard Rock Café to smaller single owner establishments such as pizzerias and casual and fine dining restaurants.

He started cooking his own meals at 12 years old as a latch-key kid who had two working parents. He learned how to make hummus at the age of 11 by his grandmother, Tehto, in Giza, Egypt. She could not speak English and Sharif only had a basic understanding of Arabic.

Hummus is one of the easiest and most versatile snacks that can be made. In 15 minutes or less, you can have a healthy dip that goes with almost anything such as toasted pita bread, celery, carrots, wheat thins, rye toast and more. It’s fast, cheap and is a healthy option that is also inherently vegan.

Please join Chartwells for this fun and exciting event. Limited space is available. Visit the link to sign up. Class participants will each receive a gift courtesy of Chartwells.

Submitted by: Sharif Hamdy, marketing manager, Chartwells