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 ·2023 Grants Challenge·🎉 Winner
Flavors from Afar is a one-of-a-kind restaurant and social enterprise of the Tiyya Foundation dedicated to empowering refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants who are passionate about the culinary arts. Our unique platform provides participants an opportunity to showcase their cuisines, while fostering their culinary skills and gaining valuable work experience such as a percent of gross sales. This fall, we're expanding our culinary program, introducing new educational workshops and opportunities to host events for the public.
- CONNECT ·2022 Grants Challenge·🎉 Winner
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.