Chef Edouard believes that good, thoughtful food creates community. He believes that food is a universal language that brings people together and creating a common ground.
Born in Lebanon, Edouard is heavily influenced by the flavors of the Middle East. He spent hours in the kitchen with his grandmother learning the family secrets to traditional Lebanese comfort food.
After his family immigrated to the United States, Edouard was unable to find the same ingredients stateside. He began experimenting with techniques in order to recreate the flavors of Lebanese and Greek cuisine, eventually leading to his own Cooking Club and cooking show: Cooking with Edy.
His hobby became a passion when he began traveling. He couldn't speak the language in Germany, Spain, Italy, China, but what he discovered was that good food transcends language barriers.
Chef Edouard Massih graduated from The Culinary Institute of America with a Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts, and earned his level one certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers. His work journey started in Orvieto, Italy as a line cook at Zeppelin Ristorante, after which he became a freelance event chef for The Farmer’s Wife, located in the Hudson Valley. While attending the CIA, he worked at Blantyre, a Relais & Châteaux property, as an assistant wine director. He later moved to New York City to work for Danny Meyer’s North End Grill, and intern at Wine and Spirits magazine. eventually transitioning into an event assistant. He currently owns his own catering and event planning company. He is a blogger, social media maven, recipe tester, food stylist, and private chef: he has hosted a series of successful pop-up restaurants around the city. He resides in Brooklyn with a glass of rosé.
Friday & Saturday September 23rd & 24th, 2016
266 Irving Av, Brooklyn, NY
Spicing things up by bringing you Mexican and Lebanese bar food to Bushwick's local Tiki bar. Join me for a fusion you have never tried before. Anywhere from labneh nachos, to shawarma tacos!
Saturday July 30th, 2016
11:00am - 4:00pm
Soak up the sun and eat outside before summer is actually over.
Join me for a three-course brunch accompanied by cocktails, wine, and some sweet treats.
Saturday May 7th, 2016
11:00am - 3:00pm
175 Kent Av, Brooklyn, NY
Forgo avo toast for the fiery flavors of Taiwan and Lebanon. Join Journy’s Leiti Hsu and chef Edouard Massih for a travel-inspired multi course brunch party taking you all over Asia. We’ll start with colorful Middle Eastern mezze leading into #HsuSoup Taiwanese beef noodle soup...
Tuesday September 15th, 2016
9:30pm - late
157 Duane St., New York, NY
Taiwan goes to Laos. The pot is already simmering, come enjoy a soirée welcoming our chef friends and delicious food. Join Journy’s Leiti Hsu and chef Edouard Massih for #HsuSoup Taiwanese beef noodle soup...
Monday March 30th, 2015
7:00pm - 11:00pm
22 E 13th St., New York, NY
Every night at restaurants everywhere, before the doors open for service, line cooks and servers come together to enjoy the staff meal. Considered a labor of love, these meals are a chance for chefs to test new recipes, cook off the beaten path, and strut their stuff...
Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
7:30pm - 11:30pm
93 Wythe Av, Brooklyn, NY
This stuff's BETTER THAN BONE BROTH. Time for a party fueled by Leiti's Taiwanese beef noodle soup....
I just used Edouard and his team for my Brooklyn wedding and could not be happier with the results. Throughout the entire process, he was super responsive, responsible and accommodating.
The guests kept complimenting us on the food and how everything had come together - so I would highly recommend Eduoard for any event!
Edouard was able to work within our budget and provide all we needed. He was super easy to work with to create a menu to fit all the dietary restrictions (vegetarian, gluten free and nut allergies).
I would recommend him 100%. He is very personable and he makes you feel like his only client!
So usually I go out and make a huge deal of my birthday since of course it's the best day of the year! A friend recommended Chef Edy, and I have to say this birthday beat any other birthdays I've had! I had very specific requests for my menu and none of them fell short!
Thank you Edy for making my birthday a night to remember!