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Conflict Kitchen: Educating and engaging the community through food

Carly Ayres

The Conflict Kitchen only serves food form countries with which the United States is in conflict. Each Conflict Kitchen iteration is augmented by events, performances, and discussions that seek to expand the engagement the public has with the culture, politics, and issues at stake within the focus country. The restaurant rotates identities every few months in relation to current geopolitical events. Robert Sayre, the Culinary Director, speaks on how the food creates community engagement.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Really cool how they're using food to start conversations about conflict areas. It's amazing how they use so many forms of communication to raise awareness- from dinners to billboards. Really makes you think about what it takes to start a movement.

    • Alessandra Rizzotti

      PS I love this idea so much. Ideas Arcade just wrote a piece about different types of supper clubs that do similar things to raise awareness about global issues- like Mazi Mas- a roaming restaurant for migrant women. It's a great do. Host a Supper Club!