One of the most talked about and debated topics among adults sitting inside a lavish restaurant is that of “choice.” People simply love to indulge themselves in endless possibilities that making or not making a certain choice can result into. Now chances are, if this restaurant is in Bahrain or Saudi Arabia – the cuisines, the extra steak or the speciality dish has been prepared with the expert advice and training of Chef Faisal Ahmed Aldeleigan.
Chef Faisal made the difficult and probably the most transformative choice of his life when he chose to become a chef over a well-paid banker. Leaving a successful job to venture into the uncertain and wavering world of the culinary industry is something that wasn’t even a calculated risk. It was a decision taken, a choice made out of pure passion for food and a spirit to bring happiness through food.
Now what Chef Faisal knew about potential was that it has to be developed. He went on to learn and hone his skills through the best cooking schools and institutions in Italy and England. After having gained enough experience, he made IGTV videos on Instagram about recipes and dishes and shared them with his audience. When his social media presence had boomed, he decided to share his experience in a more systematic and professional manner.
The next thing he knew he started his very own consultations firm- ‘Chef Faisal Consultation’. Restaurants in KSA and Bahrain and other neighbouring places are basking in the warmth of his humble experience and marketing tips. Chef Faisal plays an important role in the expansion and steady growth of these restaurants. He provides chef training, menu engineering and operational help to these restaurants. He has been on board in providing marketing mantras which thereby help restaurants increase their engagements. Restaurants have found success under his valuable advice which is customized according to the needs and the goals of each restaurant/cafe. Chef Faisal has a genuine spark to make the food industry grow every single day. For this, he wants to contribute and learn and grow as an individual.
This journey of relentless passion gave him the privilege of being a member of the prestigious ‘World MasterChef Society.’
In spite of being a successful chef of international standards, he regularly creates content for his social media following and serves them easy step-by-step video guides of cooking, preparing and garnishing seemingly difficult dishes. His Instagram page @cheffaisalco has gathered an audience of 10k+ people. He is equally active on other social media platforms.
Chef Faisal’s journey started with a choice and continues with everyday success and tireless driven efforts directed towards making developmental changes in the food and culinary industry. He is an example of leading by the heart – even when everything is at stake.
And with this, we may have given you just another subject for the next time you discuss “choices” with a group of friends at a restaurant!