Meet Sanaa

Sanaa Abourezk is a Gourmet Chef, Restauranteur, Author, Nutritionist, Blogger Passionate about the art of cooking and teaching cool recipes and fighting child hunger in America and the world.

Sanaa owns and operates a popular Middle Eastern Restaurant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering from Damascus University and a Masters degree in Nutrition from California State Polytech University, Pomona

She attended cooking school in Florence, Italy, as well as the Cordon Bleu Baking School in Paris, France.

She has worked as a nutrition adviser for the South Dakota Department of Health, where she advised clients on nutrition, cooking, and healthy eating.

A talented creator of healthy and delicious recipes, she has published four cookbook: Secrets of Healthy Middle Eastern Cuisine, Oh Boy, I Can’t Believe it’s Soy!,  Gluten Free Mediterranean and Gluten Free Vegetarian Mediterranean Recipes.

Sanaa is passionate about developing recipes tailoring to certain dietary needs such as veganism and celiac disease. These recipes, however, can be enjoyed by anyone, whether or not they hold a certain dietary need.

Check out her blog, where she posts numerous, delicious recipes. Otherwise click here to learn more about her restaurant.

Celebrating 15 years in Business with Jazz, cookies and raising money for Hungry Heart of Sioux Falls to cover school lunch Kelo News 

Feeding South Dakota Dinner 2018 Kelo News  

Sanaa’s was selected by Food and Wine online as one of the best vegan and vegan friendly restaurant in all 50 states http://www.foodandwine.com/special-diets/vegan/best-vegan-restaurants-america#best-vegan-restaurants-by-state-south-dakota

Sanaa on KELO Feeding South Dakota Annual Dinner Benefit

Sanaa At KDLT healthy after school snacks http://www.kdlt.com/news/kdlt-kitchen/Healthy-After-School-Snacks-And-Drinks-For-Kids/41783368

Sanaa in The Argus Leader Viewing party for the Sanaa’s Food Network Show

Sanaa on Kelo about Sanaa compete on The Food Network Beat Bobby Flay

Sanaa in Argus Leader Dancing and cooking with Shakira’s Hips don’t lie.

Sanaa in NYTimes about the food Scene in Sioux Falls

Sanaa on KDLT News with story about Beat Bobby Flay Show.

Sanaa in real food traveler

Sanaa’s in 605 magazine blog about ethnic food in Sioux Falls.

Sanaa’s on KDLTNews about fall flavors and cookbook launch.

Sanaa’s in SFBJ and KSFY about her new cookbook

Sanaa’s in Veg Travel and Business 

Read about our annual dinner to raise money for the local food bank