Refugee Food Festival 2017

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Syrian mixologist Elias serves customers exotic drinks Chez Richard.
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Elias, een Syrische mixoloog, lokte klanten naar Chez Richard met zijn cocktails tijdens het Refugee Food Festival in Brussel – juni 2017.

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Elias keeps up with many tall orders. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Full house at Chez Richard during the Refugee Food Festival in Brussels, June 2017. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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The Refugee Food Festival attracted even more customers Chez Richard. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Exquisite cocktails demand experience and preparation. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Customers kept coming for more cocktails. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

 

Restaurant Racine was volgeboekt tijden het Refugee Food Festival dankzij de gastronomische gerechten van Iraakse chef Ahmed.

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Refugee cook Ahmed is a perfectionist and proud of his results. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Ahmed ensures that each recipe has a dash of the right spice. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Who can resist this scrumptious Iraqi dish prepared by Refugee Chef Ahmed at Racines? ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Racine was fully booked throughout the Refugee Food Festival. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Refugee chef Ahmed impressed Racine's chefs with his professionalism and knowledge of Iraqi haute cuisine. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

 

In restaurant Les Filles bereidde Somalische chef Ifrah gerechten om van te watertanden, en ze gaf zelfs enkele van haar recepten prijs.

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Somali refugee chef Ifrah talks with customers at Restaurant Les Filles in downtown Brussels. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Ifrah reveals her recipe. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

Somali recipes by Ifrah home-made and healthy - Bea Uhart

Somali recipes by Ifrah, delicious, home-made and healthy. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Customers were delighted to taste the Somali recipes. Ifrah could cook for a large number of customers at the same time. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Ifrah explains the recipe to the Refugee Food Festival coordinator. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

 

Abdelbasset serveerde fijne Syrische gerechten in restaurant Oficina tijdens het Refugee Food Festival.

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Syrian refugee chef Abdelbasset explains that his gastonomic dishes are not only scrumptious, but healthy to boot! ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Restaurant Oficina was well-prepared for the Refugee Food Festival. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Abdelbasset puts the finishing touches on each heavenly dish. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Some of the exotic ingredients. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

Mouth-watering main course by Syrian refugee chef Abdelbasset_hr_ OFICINA-8278 ©Bea Uhart@UNHCR

A dish straight from paradise. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

 

Iraakse chef Amer zorgde voor enkele smakelijke verrassingen in kwaliteitsrestaurant Henri tijdens het Refugee Food Festival in Brussel.

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Iraqi refugee chef Amer remained jolly throughout the festival, despite the hot kitchen. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Amer gives each dish a personal touch. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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One of the starters to whet the appetite. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Henri's cooks have learned a few things from Amer about Iraqi cuisine. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Amer's dishes are pleasing to the taste buds and to the eye! ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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This was the first time Henri had served Iraqi pastry. Irresistible! ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

 

In cultureel centrum Recyclart maakte Koerdische chef Seyed de gerechten klaar.

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Very sociable and outgoing, Kurdish cook Seyed (on the right) talks with customers to ensure they are happy with the samosas. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Thanks to advance notification, Recyclart was booked full throughout its participation in the Refugee Food Festival. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Kurd chef Seyed (on the right) and the Refugee Food Festival coordinator (on the left) talk with customers. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Refugee chef Seyed has life-long experience with Kurdish food. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

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Advance reservations were necessary at the Recylart cultural center throughout the busy Refugee Food Festival. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

 

Chef Bilal was fier op het succes van de Palestijnse brunch op zondagochtend, geserveerd in restaurant Cipiace.

Bilal is proud of successful brunch at Cipiace Sunday morning - Bea_Uhart

Palestinian refugee Bilal is proud of the the high turnout for brunch at Cipiace, attracted by his Palestinian recipes. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

Bilal cooks Palestinian brunch for large crowd at Cipiace - Bea Uhart

Bilal cooks a huge pot of Palestinian food for the Sunday morning large crowd at Cipiace. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

Cipiace restaurant fully booked for Palestinian brunch by Bilal - Bea Uhart

The Palestinian brunch at Cipiace on Sunday morning drew a large crowd. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart

Bilal puts finishing touches on buffet brunch - Bea Uhart

Bilal puts finishing touches on his exotic brunch. ©UNHCR/Bea Uhart