Social enterprise or B-corps

Flavors From Afar

Good food for a good cause. Flavors From Afar provides traditional recipes and global flavors to Southern California by celebrating the cultures and rich histories of former asylum seekers and refugees we employ.

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  • CONNECT ·2022 Grants Challenge
    🎉 Winner

    LA Top 101 Restaurant Spearheaded by Refugee Global Chefs

    Flavors From Afar is a one-of-a-kind restaurant and social enterprise of the Tiyya Foundation providing asylum seekers and refugees interested in culinary arts the platform to showcase their cuisines. Each featured chef is given the opportunity to hone their culinary skills in a restaurant setting, gain valuable work experience, and receive a percent of gross sales. Additionally, forty percent of all FFA proceeds helps maintain Tiyya’s programs providing economic resources for immigrants, refugees, and displaced indigenous communities.