NAME: HESSA ALJEERAN
CONCEPT: ELEVATION BURGER
TITLE: DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER
Chef: Jamie Oliver
Cooking show: Giada de Laurentiis
What experience most defined your decision and desire to get into the food industry?
I come from a marketing background, but I’m also passionate about food. Given that I have celiac disease; I have to be careful about what I eat. I enjoy having (and making) delicious and healthy
Where is your favorite place to shop for food and ingredients in Kuwait?
Sultan Center and SaveCo because they have products that match my dietary needs.
What food do you enjoy having with your family, and why?
I love Indian food because of the unique and flavorful ingredients. I also enjoy burgers because they’re simple, joyful, and can be personalized.
When you want to go somewhere else to eat, where do you go and why?
Solo Tacos! The food is authentic, nutritious, and fresh.
Who in the world would you most like to cook for?
Van Gogh. Besides cooking, I also love art. I find them to be very similar, because cooking is truly an
artistic process – from picking the ingredients, the process, and the final result. I would love to dine
with him and pick his brain on some of my favorite paintings.
If you were to leave Kuwait and could take only one local ingredient with you, what would it be?
Ma3booch! (traditional chili-mix).