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REFUGEE FOOD FESTIVAL BORDEAUX

Bordeaux has already hosted two editions of the Refugee Food Festival. In 2017 and 2018 the Bordeaux restaurant menu was enriched with dishes prepared and imagined by talented refugee chefs for four-handed menus or tasty white cards.

The Refugee Food Festival in Bordeaux already gathered 7 committed restaurants and 17 talented chefs.

Bordeaux 2019

The Refugee Food Festival came back in Bordeaux last June, for the 3rd edition in the city !

Several restaurants in Bordeaux have hosted refugee chefs for wonderful collaborations !

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GRAINES DE SAUVAGE • Khuzama Dalati

THURSDAY JUNE 13 & FRIDAY JUNE 21 • Lunch (Thursday, June 13 only) & BBQ Dinner

SYRIAN CUISINE

Head to the restaurant Graines de Sauvage to discover the flavors of Syrian cuisine with Khuzama Dalati.

L’OFFICINE • Seble Getachew

THURSDAY JUNE 13 • Lunch & Dinner with injera to share

ETHIOPIAN CUISINE

What could be more warm than sharing a large injera (Ethiopian pancake) at the Officine? Seble takes us to Ethiopia for a day.

CROMAGNON • Nariné Lalayan & Oxana Ramat

FRIDAY JUNE 14 • Lunch & Dinner

ARMENIAN CUISINE

Culinary conversation between Narine – Armenian Russian – and Oxana – Moldavian – at Cromagnon restaurant.

WANTED CAFÉ BORDEAUX • Hussam Eltabel & Nariné Lalayan

FRIDAY 14, SATURDAY 15, SUNDAY 16, TUESDAY 18, WEDNESDAY 19 & THURSDAY JUNE 20 • Tapas Dinner (except Sunday, June 16: Lunch)

SYRIAN & ARMENIAN CUISINE

For his third participation at the Refugee Food Festival, Hossam takes the reins of Wanted Café’s kitchen with a proposal from Syrian mezzes.

Sunday, June 16, Narine will be in charge for a lunch with the flavors of Armenia.

L’ALCHIMISTE CAFÉ • Farhan Dahi

SATURDAY JUNE 15 • All day

SYRIAN CUISINE

Visit the Alchemist Café to discover the delicious Syrian pastries of Farhan Dahi on Saturday, June 15th!

LE BISTROT DU CACHALOT • Galaui

WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE • Dinner

SAHRAWA CUISINE

Meet at the Bistrot du Cachalot to discover the cuisine of the Saharawi Galaui.

LA GUINGUETTE CHEZ ALRIQ • Fatma Mulai

JEUDI 20 JUIN • Dîner

CUISINE SAHRAOUIE

Fatma, embauchée Chez Alriq depuis le mois de mai, prendra les commandes de la cuisine pour la soirée du festival : attention, saveurs épicées annoncées !

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LE FLACON SAINT MICHEL • Farhan Dahi

SATURDAY JUNE 22 • Dinner

SYRIAN CUISINE

Discover the Syrian recipes of Farhan Dahi during a dinner at the restaurant Le Flacon Saint Michel. And in musical line-up, come to listen to momomo: producer for more than ten years, he releases in particular a vinyl on Third Ear Recordings, London label counting, with his credit, figures like Ricardo Villalobos, Theo Parrish or Delano Smith. He orients his mixes (sometimes ‘only vinyl’) to a world plainly housy, sometimes with minimal shades, sometimes with colors afroïdes, sometimes with hybrid textures … In each set, he takes a very particular care to distill a Soundscape coherent, evolving and bewitching.

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Bordeaux 2018

From 21th to 25th June, on the occasion of World Refugee Day, the menus of restaurants in Bordeaux (and around the world) where enriched by dishes 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.

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LE TAQUIN • Seble Getachew

JUNE 21st & 22nd • Lunch

The restaurant welcomed Seble Getachew for an ethiopian menu.

L’ALCHIMISTE TORREFACTEUR • Hussam Eltabel

JUNE 22nd • All day

The restaurant welcomed Hussam Eltabel who cooked delicious Syrian pastries!

LA GUINGUETTE CHEZ ALRIQ • Fatma Mulai

JUNE 22nd • Dinner

The restaurant welcomed Fatma Mulai for a moroccan cuisine. On the menu? A flavoured couscous!

DARWIN • Jawad & Zainab Al Khajee

JUNE 22nd & 23rd • Lunch

Jawad and Zainab Al Khajee cooked iraqi food specialities for Darwin restaurant.

ERNEST • Nariné Lalayan & Hussam Eltabel

JUNE 25st • Dinner

On June 25th, the Ernest association, which brings together chefs, restaurateurs and food retailers in solidarity around food aid projects at the local level, organised its second Ernest Fest at Halle des Douves of Bordeaux.

ERNEST CLOSING PARTY – Halle des Douves

The Ernest association, which brings together chefs, restaurateurs and food retailers in solidarity around food aid projects at the local level, organised its second Ernest Fest at Halle des Douves of Bordeaux. For the occasion, Nariné and Hussam proposed a menu with delicious pastries.

With the help of volunteer chefs, this charity event helped fund the Solidarity Basket Program in Bordeaux: baskets of quality fruits and vegetables (from organic and reasoned farming) distributed every week for 1 year, to about sixty households in precarious situation in the priority neighborhoods of the city of Bordeaux.

Bordeaux 2017

In June 2017, Bordeaux hosted for the first time the Refugee Food Festival, a greedy and supportive initiative to highlight the skills of refugee chefs and help people to discover the best of Syrian, Eritrean, Armenian and Afghan cuisine…

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LA GUINGUETTE CHEZ ALRIQ  • Couscous and North African cuisine with Safia and Noria

On June 20th, World Refugee Day, North African cuisine prepared by the chefs Safia and Noria opened the Refugee Food Festival

DARWIN, l’Eco-Système de la caserne nielMagasin Général  • Armenian barbecue and Syrian vegetarian discoveries at the Happy Hours of Darwin.

LE TAQUIN • Syrian cuisine prepared by the chef Khaled for a wonderful and delicious !

SYMBIOSE • Iranian cuisine prepared by the chef Fathemeh

LE TAQUIN • Syrian cuisine prepared by the chef Khaled

L’ALCHIMISTE CAFÉ BOUTIQUE • Syrian pastries and coffees with Hussam Eltabel

MAGASIN GÉNÉRAL • Afghan pastries for a delicious brunch prepared by Amir at the Magasin Général

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Action Emploi Réfugié :  we thank you for your unfailing support since the beginning of the project.

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.