Open Call – Food/ Culinary Designer for a Sustainable Design Exhibition Event in Beirut

The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s worldwide cultural institute. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and cultivate international cultural cooperation.

The Goethe-Institut Lebanon is implementing since 2019 the project FANTASMEEM, which aims to support the design industry in Lebanon as part of the Cultural and Creative Industries through targeted capacity building, fostering cultural / social / environmental entrepreneurship, and encouraging collaborations and knowledge sharing.

Together with the Diwan of Culture, Design and Innovation (DCDI), FANTASMEEM is organizing a design exhibition event with a focus on sustainable design and innovative materials.

For the opening night of the event in October 2022, we are looking for a display and tasting of food design.

The Goethe-Institut Lebanon is looking for a Food/Culinary Designer to take part of a sustainable design exhibition event in Beiruttaking place at the end of October 2022. 
We are seeking food designers willing to present live food design for bites and let the attendees enjoy a culinary experience. We expect new and innovative ideas that align with the event spirit. The designed food will be catered live at the event for approximately 150 persons. We encourage all food designers, chefs and culinary artists to apply.  

Dates:October 27/28/29 
Framework:Multi/Inter/Trans-disciplinary Design Event      


About the project “Cultural and Creative Industries" 

The project “Cultural and Creative Industries” is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut. It improves employment and income opportunities for creative professionals in six partner countries; Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Kenya, Senegal, and South Africa and operates mainly in the music, fashion, design and animation sectors. In addition to promoting the development of entrepreneurial, digital, creative and technical skills through training programmes, the project aims to strengthen the framework conditions and the ecosystem of the cultural and creative industries.

How to apply

Applications should include: 

  • Portfolio of previous culinary activities 
  • CV 
  • Suggested food ideas proposal  
  • Detailed quotation for the full services (Design, Products needed, tools, serving) 

We request compelling applications in English, e-mailed to[email protected]with Food Design” as subject line, to be received latest bySeptember 25, 2022
Only complete applications sent before the end of the deadline will be considered 

Sunday, 25. Sep 2022
Type of Call
Call for Proposals
Intervention Sector(s):
Food & Nutrition