MARSEILLE 2018

12th – 24th June

From 12th to 24th June, the menu of restaurants in Marseille has been enriched by menus imagined and prepared by 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.

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.

OPENING OF THE AIWEIWEI FAN-TAN EXHIBITION AT MUCEM  • Joseph Zahrelban x Oh Faon!

19th June 2018 – Vernissage 

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

24th June 2018

The Refugee Food Festival participated in Dimanches de la Canebière ! 

 

THE REFUGEE FOOD FESTIVAL AT MUCEM

Exceptional evening at Mucem: On June 19th, at the opening of the exhibition by artist Ai Wei Wei – director of Human Flow – Refugee Food Festival proposed a sweet catering service made by chef Joseph Zahrelban.


The Refugee Food Festival will then echo the artist’s film, seeking to change the way one looks at refugee status, through different cultures and culinary heritage.

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!

COMMITMENT OF LYON RESTAURANTS

This year, 5 of our favorite addresses in Marseille have opened their kitchens to refugee chefs, for an ever more tasty and supportive edition! Not to mention the Dimanches de la Canebière and the opening of AiWeiWei at Mucem!


Throughout Marseille, many gourmet menus were prepared by talented chefs: carte blanche, four-handed menus… Unprecedented collaborations that made you travel!


So, friends of the Refugee Food Festival, prepare already your forks for the next edition in Marseille!

MARSEILLE CHEFS