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Najat Kaanache

My story is not a tale of one success after another. But I have always worked hard. The power of the universe has brought me back to the country of my ancestors. No one forced me to return; it was my own free choice. In Morocco, I’ve been able to make my dreams come true and I am happy.

Restaurants

Cús

Moroccan street food in the heart of Mexico City.

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Nur

Fine dining in the Medina of Fes, featuring the flavours of the Middle Atlas through a creative lens.

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Nacho Mama

Funky Mexican Cantina inside the Medina of Fes.

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Najat

History

The story behind Moroccan magical products, how they have evolved through time; mushrooms, fish and lemons are more than you think.

Recipes

The secrets behind traditional Moroccan dishes that have been transformed by Najat's magical touch; simple, delicious and beautiful. Now you can make them at home.

Magic

Personal stories that are the true magic behind every dish. Where the idea started and how it was transformed to what it is today.

Press

National Geographic

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In National's Geographic new series "Gordon Ramsey: Uncharted" Gordon Ramsay talks about traditional ingredient staples found in a typical Moroccan household  thanks to the contemporary chef Najat Kaanache.

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Condé Nast Traveler

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Landing in Fez for the first time is like doing it in another era. During our stay Najat was our guide, she led us to discover the secrets of authentic Moroccan cuisine.

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Guía Repsol

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Like Rocky Balboa, you fall and then you get up again. I don't regret anything, I've learned from failures. I'm like Muhammad Ali, so I have a soul of a champion. " Najat Kaanache says.

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Monster & Critics

National Geographic

In the exclusive sneak peek of Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted posted below, Najat introduces us to a classic Moroccan tea service where the performance of it is as important as the tea itself.

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Wall Street Journal

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Right now, a few impressive women are redefining Moroccan cooking. All well versed in their country’s culinary heritage, they’re offering contemporary takes on a cuisine the late French chef Paul Bocuse dubbed one of the world’s three greatest.

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New York Times

A medieval warren of riads, shops and ateliers. Cc Daniel Rodrigues for The New York Times

36 Hours in Fez, Morocco. “Nur” means light in Arabic, and sharing the radiance of her very personal modern Moroccan cooking is the mission of the chef Najat Kaanache at her intimate new restaurant in the medina.

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El País

NAJAT KANAACHE EN SU RESTAURANTE NUR / Cc. Jose Carlos Capel

The miracle of the NUR restaurant in the Medina of Fez and the Tock table reservation system.

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Food and Travel

Najat Kaanache en Cús, su restaurante en la Ciudad de México. Cc. Roger Rojas

This chef from San Sebastian discovered her passion for cooking almost by chance. But after touring the world she  has established self between Mexico and Morocco.

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L'Economiste

Cc. L’Economiste

The festival aims to create a commercial platform between catering professionals, local producers, and young graduates of the sector that we directly involve with the Institute of Hotel and Tourism Technology Fes.

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Gordom Ramsay: Uncharted

Gordon Ramsay walks through the labyrinth Medina of Fez, exploring the food with chef Najat Kaanache.

Madrid Fusión 2019

Los colores de Marruecos por Najat Kaanache

Other Projects

Television

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Najat is the host of "Cocina Marroqui" now airing on Canal Cocina and El Gourmet in 20 countries between Europe and the Americas.

Best Restaurants Maroc

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NUR is a fine dining destination nestled in the Medina of Fez.  The menu is completely improvisational with a strong focus on daily fresh market seafood and local produce.

NUR's cuisine conveys the rich and colorful confluence of Morocco's cultural heritage through the language of the kitchen.

World Luxury Restaurant Awards

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Six Ingredients is a global solutions-based organization centered in the philosophy that every challenge can be overcome by utilizing six main ingredients, the five chemical senses plus mindfulness.

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