Athanasios Kargatzidis

Athanasios Kargatzidis Head chef and owner at Baron Beirút.


Athanasios & his tastykitchens hospitality group have quietly been a guiding force in the Middle East regional culinary world for over 15 years. Family trips to Europe & Middle East fostered his appreciation for culinary heritage.


Since THG’s inception, Athanasios, has showcased his passion and skills with a range of cuisines from Japanese to bakeries to Middle Eastern BBQ, which brought him to some of the most talked about ethnic kitchens.


The industry has followed, and BARON has become the destination for chefs, artists, restaurateurs and loads of happy guests.