Being the world’s first Arab pitmaster, Chef Hattem Mattar is renowned for The Mattar Farm in Dubai. It is a third culture smokehouse showcasing a fusion of cooking inspired from Egypt, Syrian, Sudan with an American twist.
Hattem brings many of his skilled creations to the table such as smoked brisket, underground lamb and whole smoked camel. Aside from representing the Arab world at the world’s largest BBQ festival in Brazil, his menus have been featured on CNN as he shares his love of cooking with others.
Taste of Arab hospitality with an American Twist
Chef Hattem Mattar is one of the most sought after chefs in Dubai, serving up juicy tender brisket, smoked meats and more to diners. What started as a simple hobby, cooking for friends and family, he worked towards perfecting the process of smoking briskets. This passion for smoking meats soon became Chef Hattem’s new family business.
These days, the dedicated team at the full-fledged 24-hours smoking operation in Jebel Ali handles majority of the orders. Meat lovers can order online in bulk or find Chef Hattem at high-profile BBQ pop-ups. They can also grab the chance to savour his dish creations on the menu at collaborating local restaurants, such as BB Social Dining and LDC Kitchen.