REFUGEE FOOD FESTIVAL BRUSSELS
Brussels has already hosted two editions of the Refugee Food Festival.
In 2017 and 2018, 13 restaurants and 14 refugee chefs took part in the festival, in order to change the way this status is viewed, and make people discover flavors from elsewhere.
In 2019, the Refugee Food Festival is coming back in Brussels next June ! Stay tuned !
The Refugee Food Festival returns to Brussels in June 2019 for the 3rd year in a row!
A dozen of restaurants will host talented refugee leaders, for unprecedented collaborations!
Stay tuned ! More information will come soon …
From June 17th to 21st, seven restaurants in Brussels entrusted their kitchens to refugee chefs for a unique and delicious experience. Four hands menus or carte blanche: this cooking collaboration allowed more than 800 people to discover flavors from elsewhere. Talented refugee chefs were able to introduce their cultural and culinary heritage to the guests around the table, a place of universal peace and equality.
In June 2017, the menus of some of our favorite restaurants in Brussels was enriched with dishes imagined and prepared by refugee chefs : carte blanche, collaborations, lunch, dinner, brunch …
A greedy and supportive initiative to highlight the talents of the refugee chefs and make people discover the best of Syrian, Iranian, Somali and Afghan cuisine …
Raphaël, Julie, Sarah and Anne-Claire organized the Refugee Food Festival in Brussels this year.
This event was made possible thanks to the commitment, enthusiasm and energy of these four project holders and of the UNHCR Brussels office!
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The United Nations Refugee Agency plays a fundamental role in the development of each local festival. UNHCR also ensures the protection of refugee leaders by providing expertise.