Our Story

How it all started:

2007

WASHINGTON, DC

A chat with a Washington DC cabbie convinces Christine to share her passion for her food heritage

2008

LEBANON

Christine gathers over 1,500 recipes from villages, friends and guests that serve as inspiration to our menu

2011

KSA, KUWAIT, OMAN

named “fastest growing company in Lebanon” and has operations in 4 countries

2013

GLOBALLY

Looking to expand globally, Christine called upon her sister Carine Assouad, who immediatly joined in on the adventure

2015

NYC

Semsom Eatery opens it doors!

Fresh casual format offering wholesome Mediterranean food, seasoned with love.

The first location opened at 2 Astor Place.

Semsom is now present in 6 Countries around the world:

Lebanon

KSA

Kuwait

Oman

USA

Dubai (coming soon)

The Brand

Semsom developed 2 formats that fit every lifestyle and taste bud, while still remaining true to our core values and commitment to excellence.

A full service restaurant serving traditional food with a Twist in a vibrant surrounding. Perfect to enjoy your friends and family.

Fast-casual eatery providing tasty and affordable food from locally-sourced all-natural ingredients, Semsom Eatery is your home away from home. Unwind for a moment, escape the bustling city life, and enjoy our cuisine in an environment as eclectic as we are!