Cape Town hosts its first Refugee Food Festival

The Refugee Food Festival is an international initiative hosted by major cities around the world and now Cape Town is added to the list!

13 Jun 2018
 

(image: Refugee Food Festival)

The Refugee Food Festival is a roaming project developed by the Food Sweet Food Association with the support of the United Nations Refugee Agency and has been running in 11 European cities. This year the project is taking place, for the first time,  in New York, San Francisco and Cape Town! 

The festival aims to welcome refugee chefs into renowned restaurant kitchens, in the name of unity and embracing culinary diversity. 

The festival takes place for 10 days with events across the city. NOTE: Reservations are only made with the restaurants involved. 

Here is the lineup so get booking before it's too late!

When: 16 June: 
Where: Oranjezicht City Farm Market
Who: The market will welcome Yodit for Ethiopian cuisine
Cost: about R70 
Reservations: No reservations required


When: 18 June: 
Where: Ginger & Lime Cooking School
Who: Jane & Ibrahim. On the menu: vegetarian East African cuisine
Cost: about R650
Reservations: call +083 660 1146

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When: 19 June:
Where: Chefs Warehouse and Canteen
Who: Patrick for Angolan cuisine
Cost: about R350
Reservations: call +27 (0)21 422 01 28 or send an email to info@chefswarehouse.co.za


When: 20 June:
Where: Pegasys
Who: The corporate restaurant of Pegasys will welcome Mamie and Milka for Congolese cuisine.
Cost: n/a
Reservations: Private corporate lunch

When: 21 June: 
Where: The Power & The Glory
Who: Pop by the café to enjoy two Palestinian bakers’ tasty Palestinian biscuits
Reservations: No reservations
Price: about R20

When: 22 June: 
Where: Thali
Who: The restaurant will welcome Hamidul for Bengali cuisine.
Reservations: call +27 21 286 2110
Price: about R350
Reservations: call +27 21 286 2110


When: 23 June: 
Where: Ginger & Lime Cooking School
Who: The venue will welcome David and Patrick to host cooking classes on Angolan and Congolese cuisine
Reservations: call +27 21 286 2110
Price: about R650
Reservations: call +083 660 1146

When: 23 June: 
Where: Reverie Social Table
Who: The venue will welcome John for Angolan cuisine.
Price: about R820
Reservations: call +27 79 060 6971



When: 24 June:
Where: Chefs Warehouse at Maison
Who: The venue will welcome Bilolo for Congolese cuisine
Price: about R200
Reservations: call +27 21 422 0128


When: 26 June: 
Where: Rhino Africa’s corporate restaurant 
Who: The venue will welcome Farhio for Somalian cuisine
Price: n/a
Reservations: Private corporate lunch


Find out all about the participating refugee chefs!

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