REFUGEE FOOD FESTIVAL MARSEILLE

Marseille has already hosted two editions of the Refugee Food Festival. In 2017 and 2018, the festival brought together 13 refugee chefs and a dozen restaurants in order to change the way this status is viewed, and to introduce people from Marseilles to flavors from elsewhere.

Stay tuned ! The Refugee Food Festival is coming back in Marseille next June ! More information will come soon…

Marseille 2019

The Refugee Food Festival is coming back in Marseille next June, for the 3rd year in a row!
A dozen of restaurants in Marseille will welcome talented refugee chefs, for yummazing collaborations!

More information will come soon… Stay Tuned !

Marseille 2018

From June 12th to 24th, restaurants in Marseille have been enriched by menus imagined and prepared by talented refugee chefs.

The Refugee  Food Festival provides an opportunity for the guest chefs to showcase their talents and offer participants the opportunity to enjoy the most demanding, original and meaningful menus.

RETOUR SUR L'ÉDITION 2018

LA PISCINE • Anthony Atoba

12th June – Lunch & 13th June 2018 – Lunch and dinner

Restaurant La Piscine reiterated its partnership with the festival welcoming this year Anthony Atoba, Nigerian chef.

CAFE BORELY • Veronica Garcia Rodriguez

12th to 17th June 2018 – Lunch

Venezuelan chef Veronica Garcia Rodriguez cooked and shared her Venezuelan specialties at Café Borély for a week!

CHEZ SOJI • Belan Tadese

13th to 16th June 2018 – Dinner

For this new edition, Chez Soji welcomed Belan Tadese for a delicious vegan Ethiopian menu!

LES GRANDES TABLES DE LA FRICHE • Tibn Ali Hussein

15th to 16th June 2018 – Dinner

It’s in this emblematic place of the Phocaean city that Tibn Ali Hussein was welcomed to offer a dinner with Sudanese flavors.

LA MERCERIE MARSEILLE • Duraid Hazim

17th June 2018 – Lunch

Harry Cummins, chef at La Mercerie Marseille, partnered with Duraid Hazim to develop an Iraqi menu.

VERNISSAGE DE L’EXPOSITION AIWEIWEI FAN-TAN AU MUCEM  • Joseph Zahrelban x Oh Faon!

19th June 2018 – Vernissage

Le Mucem welcomed Joseph Zahrelban and pastry shop Oh Faon ! for delicious Syrian pastries!

LES DIMANCHES DE LA CANEBIERE

24th June 2018

The Refugee Food Festival participated in Dimanches de la Canebière !

The team !

In 2018, Jérôme Raffaelli and Kevin Yau were leading the organisation of the Refugee Food Festival in Marseille!

They were supported by a team of super committed volunteers!

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WITH THE EXCEPTIONAL SUPPORT OF :

 

La Mairie de Marseille, that we thank you for your unfailing support since the beginning of the project.

La Fondation BNP, that we thank for its support.

THE UNITED NATIONS REFUGEE AGENCY, CO-ORGANIZER OF THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL

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.