For a gourmet experience with a greater purpose, book your place at one of the Refugee Food Festival events, starting this week!
The Refugee Food Festival is an international initiative hosted by major cities around the world. It aims to welcome refugee chefs into renowned restaurant kitchens, in the name of unity and embracing culinary diversity.
The festival spans 10 days with different exciting dinners and events around Cape Town. Join Ginger & Lime to gain some insight into Vegetarian East African cooking with Chef Jane and Chef Ibrahim on the 18th of June. Alternatively, explore Angolan and Congolese cuisine with experts Chef Patrick and Chef David; learn about new flavours and cooking techniques and enjoy a delicious meal with great company on the 23rd of June.
Mon 18 June at 6 30 pm
Vegetarian East African
R650 pp | Book http://bit.ly/2IXoSE5
Sat 23 June at 10 30 am
R650 pp | Book http://bit.ly/2xtxAsr
Make sure to book.
A highlight of the festival will surely be a night at Reverie Social Table as they embrace Congolese cooking with Chef John. Always a fun dining experience, Reverie encourages open conversation and leisurely dining, without the usual distraction of electronic devices. Chef John will join Reverie’s Julia in sharing a menu that pays homage to his mom’s cooking.
Look forward to a 5-course meal with wine, taking place at 7 30 pm on Saturday, the 23rd of June. Bound to be a special night, make sure to book in advance.
5-courses and wine: R820 pp
Call: 079 060 6971
See the event schedule below:
A festival that celebrates different styles of cuisine that are often overlooks, it’s a chance to welcome and support Refugee Chefs while also exploring new dishes and flavours. This is a festival you don’t want to miss, book your spot for one of the upcoming events today.