Refusion: A restaurant and food delivery service staffed by Refugee and Migrant Chefs from Syria, Sudan, and Venezuela

  Refusion is a restaurant and food delivery service situated in the Tetuan neighborhood of Madrid, which is devoted to granting migrants and refugees a platform to share their culture via culinary delights. A collaboration between chefs from Syria, Sudan and Venezuela, in partnership with Madrid for Refugees (MFR), Refusion …

Unwind with Art and Wine: Meet local talent Vesta Rounsaville

An active member of Madrid’s international community, Vesta Rounsaville utilizes art to impact the world around her. She is the hostess of the monthly Paint and Wine Workshop at Madrid for Refugees; with its next event on June 29th. Vesta guides attendees as they explore art and creativity through individual forms of …

The Closing Meal with Wesal and Restaurant Gigi, Refugee Food Festival Day 5, 24.06.2018

It was hard to believe that we had reached the final day of the Refugee Food Festival in Madrid sitting on the terrace outside Restaurant Gigi with the rich aromas of chef Wesal’s traditional Syrian flavours wafting through the air. Throughout the week eight fully-booked restaurants have flung open their …

Building Bridges with Rachida at Ochenta Nextdoor, Refugee Food Festival Day 4, 23.06.2018

The long, open kitchen of Ochenta Nextdoor is on display for the whole restaurant to behold. You are able to watch as the row of dexterous hands, like some culinary conveyor belt, pieces together mouth-watering creations. The operators this evening were the guest Moroccan chef Rachida and the restaurant owner …