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Foodies Rejoice, #CookForSyria Lands in Dubai

Courtesy of Cook For Syria

What started as a simple Instagram hashtag has become a full-blown campaign that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the ongoing Syrian crisis. Cook For Syria, which was co-founded by journalist Serena Guen and London-based “foodie” ClerkenwellBoy, is an ethical food initiative that celebrates Syrian cuisine while simultaneously raising money for those affected by the devastating war in the Middle Eastern country.

Now, the global movement is coming to Dubai. On March 2nd, as part of the 2018 Dubai Food Festival, edgy dining concept Inked will be serving a four-course meal with dishes inspired by the Cook For Syria cookbook, not forgetting makloube, muhamara, and shawarma to name a few. Tickets cost 495 AED a piece, with all proceeds going towards Unicef’s Children of Syria Fund.

“Through cooking, sharing recipes, and the power of social media, we invite everyone to help make a difference and positive contribution towards this important initiative,” says ClerkenwellBoy, who will be at the event on March 2nd. Tickets can be pre-booked online— but don’t worry, there’s a seat at the table for everyone. Napkins at the ready…

Courtesy of Cook For Syria

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