A food tasting competition and marketplace

Gourmet Market

Gourmet Market (سوق الذواقة) | A food tasting event
What is Gourmet Market?

A food tasting competition and marketplace for local businesses in the Food & Beverage industry to display, sell, and get their products assessed by hundreds of food lovers and industry experts for a chance to win a financial prize.

Our Objective

This event aims to offer support to local businesses in Tripoli and North Lebanon by providing them with the opportunity to reach new markets, professionally assess their products, build potential collaborations with similar or complimentary businesses, and generate innovative and scalable products.

Gourmet Market (سوق الذواقة) | A food tasting event

April 28 | 29 | 30th                          9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Gourmet Market (سوق الذواقة) | Rachid Karami International Fair

Rachid Karami International Fair | Tripoli, Lebanon

The Marketplace

Book your booth as a business

Gourmet Market (سوق الذواقة) | A food tasting event


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Reach new markets

Expose your business to hundreds of local food lovers and potential customers.

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Assess your products

Get your products assessed by hundreds of food tasters, industry experts, and international chefs

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Build partnerships

Meet, build partnerships, and collaborate with similar or complimentary businesses at the event.

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Get inspired to Innovate

Immerse yourself in an innovative environment and get inspired to come up with innovative and scalable products for your business.

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Grand Prize

Compete against other food products for a chance to win a grand prize

The Taste-Off Competition

Put your products to the test !

By booking a booth you also get the chance to compete against other businesses within your product category in our Taste-Off competition segment for a chance to win a financial prize


Business Packages

Innovation Package

For any business that applies
  • For businesses with an innovative or unique product

TEC Business Package

For startups and businesses currently or previously in TEC’s programs ​
$ 30 Covering 3 Days
  • or 10% of the sales

Community Package

For any other businesses in the Food & Beverage industry
$ 60 Covering 3 Days
  • or 20% of the sales

Taster Packages

I’m not hungry package

10 Samples
20,000 LBP Per Day

I Could Eat Package

20 Samples
25,000 LBP Per Day

Let’s Feast Package

Full experience
50,000 LBP Per Day

Meet the Judges

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Anthony Rahayel

Anthony Rahayel. He's not only a renowned food blogger, he's a published author, marketing expert, TV presenter, and the founder of Lebanon’s street food market “Souk El Akel”. Anthony’s contributions also extend to the world of entrepreneurship as he acts as a valued consultant that helps local startups in the food industry start their journey, big companies shape their future, new ideas see fruitful days, among many other meaningful contributions.

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