March 28 – Mother of All
Mar
28
4:00 PM16:00

March 28 – Mother of All

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Kaltum learned to love cooking as a child by helping her mother in the kitchen and quickly realized her passion for entrepreneurship. Kaltum wants to share her culinary traditions with all of Utah. Her cuisine is reminiscent of Sudan with unique spices and a beautiful presentation. She recently purchased a food truck and is excited to expand her business.

Menu:

Meat Entree: Dama Goat - Goat meat simmered in a red sauce with Sudanese spices, served with Vegetable Rice and Beef Sambusa.*

Vegan Entree: Vegetable Cocktail - Bell Peppers, Onion, Tomato, Carrots, and Green Beans simmered in a Red Sauce, served with Vegetable Rice and Vegetable Sambusa.*

*entrees can be made gluten free by substituting falafel and peanut sauce for sambusa.

View Event →
April 4 - Ashikat Kitchen
Apr
4
4:00 PM16:00

April 4 - Ashikat Kitchen

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Saadiyah of Ashikat Kitchen creates cuisine from Iraq, Syria, Iran, and Jordan.

Menu:

Meat Entree: Chicken Biryani - tender chicken roasted with rice and vermicelli noodles, potatoes, onion, carrots, and peas topped with raisins, almonds, and parsley*

Vegan Entree: Vegetable Biryani - seasoned garbanzo beans roasted with rice and vermicelli noodles, potatoes, onions, carrots, and peas topped with crunchy fried onions.

Each entree comes with a green salad with lemon and olive oil dressing.

*Both entrees can be made gluten free without vermicelli noodles. Please include in comments below.

View Event →
April 16 - IRC & Spice Kitchen - Journey to the Wasatch 2019
Apr
16
6:30 PM18:30

April 16 - IRC & Spice Kitchen - Journey to the Wasatch 2019

Join us at Journey to the Wasatch, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salt Lake City's annual fundraising party celebrating refugees in our community who survive conflict and disaster to call Utah their home.

This year, the IRC in Salt Lake City looks back at 25 years of serving refugees in our community since opening our doors in 1994. Alongside fellow humanitarians, enjoy a spirited symbolic live auction, activities to #StandWithRefugees, and a variety of small bites catered by entrepreneurs from Spice Kitchen Incubator.

All proceeds raised stay local to help the IRC continue to serve refugees and their families in our community.

View Event →
April 25 - Café India
Apr
25
4:00 PM16:00

April 25 - Café India

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Vini of Café India SLC

Vini is excited to be bringing new flavors to Salt Lake City with authentic gourmet Indian cuisine! She hopes to one day open a restaurant. Her Indian cuisine can be found at various seasonal outdoor events, local markets such as Jade Market. Chef Vini also offers catering!

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Indian Chicken Curry with Spiced Lentils served over White Rice.

Vegan (GF): Rajma Kidney Bean Curry with Potatoes and Tomatoes, served over White Rice.

Each entree comes with Yogurt Raita with Cucumbers and Onion.*

*raita can be made vegan, please note on order.

View Event →

March 21 - Hayat's Grill
Mar
21
4:00 PM16:00

March 21 - Hayat's Grill

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Hayat of Hayat's Grill

When asked why he started Hayat’s Grill, Hayat responded “to share my culture with others in hopes of erasing hatred that has taken place in so many hearts and bridging gaps over a cup of tea.”

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Beef koftah kormah (meatballs) - ground beef cooked with tomatoes, onions, green peas, garlic and herbs.

Vegan Entree (GF): Sabzi Korma - Spinach and Red Beans simmered in a Mild, Middle Eastern Curry.

Each entree is served with palaw, basmati rice cooked with herbs and topped with raisins, shredded carrots, and a fresh Green Salad with Hayat's famous Cilantro Chutney.

View Event →
March 14 - Spudnik
Mar
14
4:00 PM16:00

March 14 - Spudnik

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Karine of Spudnik. Enjoy the flavors of Eastern Europe with these hearty dishes from Armenia!

Menu:

Meat Entree: Spelt - a unique ancient grain cooked with butter, mushrooms, onions, and topped with fresh tomatoes, served with two savory crepes filled with beef, onion, and parsley and a side of sour cream.

Vegetarian Entree: Spelt - a unique ancient grain cooked with butter, mushrooms, onions, and topped with fresh tomatoes, served with two savory crepes filled with mashed potatoes and onions and a side of sour cream.

Each entree comes with a cup of bean salad with red kidney beans, onion, walnuts, garlic, and Georgian spices.

*Vegetarian entree can be made vegan without butter and sour cream.

View Event →
March 7 - Padkos
Mar
7
4:00 PM16:00

March 7 - Padkos

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Gideon of Padkos

Chef Gideon brings the tastes of South Africa to Northern Utah.

Menu:

Meat Entree: Cheese Burger Pie - Ground beef spiced with a South African spice blend, topped with cheese and baked in a golden puff pastry.*

Vegetarian Entree: Vegetarian Cheese Burger Pie - A vegetable patty topped with a South African spice blend, topped with cheese and baked in a golden puff pastry.*

Each entree is served with chips (french fries), gravy, and a fresh green salad.
*pies can be made gluten free and without cheese by request.

View Event →
February 28 - Noor al Sham
Feb
28
4:00 PM16:00

February 28 - Noor al Sham

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Noor of Noor al Sham

Chef Noor, originally from Syria, came to Utah from Egypt. He learned to cook at the age of 16 and has been cooking ever since! He wanted to start his own business not only to support his family but also the Syrian community in Salt Lake City.

He specializes in shawarma and barbecue, and loves to give his customers a great experience with delicious, well presented food, a friendly personality, and exceptional hospitality!

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Beef Kebab (beef, tomatoes, onions, and green peppers) served with Yellow Rice.

Vegan Entree (GF): Moussaka with Eggplant, Tomatoes, Peppers, and Onions in a Red Sauce, served with Spiced Rice.

Each entree comes with homemade Hummus and Arabic Bread.*
*Side can be accommodated for gluten free with a green salad and lemon-garlic dressing.

View Event →
February 23 - Food Entrepreneur Round Table 2019
Feb
23
9:30 AM09:30

February 23 - Food Entrepreneur Round Table 2019

  • Utah Cultural Celebration Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Spice Kitchen Incubator in the 2019 Food Entrepreneur Round Table conference. This is an opportunity to meet with and learn from food industry experts on topics relating to business start-up and scale-up.

Lunch and workshop materials are provided.

Location:
Utah Cultural Celebration Center
1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, UT 84119

Date/Time Information:
February 23, 2019
9:30am - 4:30pm

View Event →
February 21 - Kafé Mamai
Feb
21
4:00 PM16:00

February 21 - Kafé Mamai

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Abudu of Kafé Mamai

Abudu moved to the United States in 2001, and Utah in 2016. He is from an island off the coast of Kenya called Lamu, and has been in the kitchen since he was a child. He's worked various levels in restaurants including owning an eco-lodge with a restaurant in Kenya.

When asked why he wanted to start a business here in Utah, he responded, “it is time to showcase my own experience to the world.” Abudu serves a fusion of African and Caribbean cuisine and is excited to offer these flavors to Salt Lake City!

This week’s Spice To Go dinners offer a unique opportunity for our community to support the International Rescue Committee’s efforts abroad in Yemen.

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Grilled marinated salmon served with curried cornmeal and sautéed garlic asparagus, topped with a spiced strawberry sauce.

Vegan Entree (GF): Coconut curry vegetables (carrots, potatoes, zucchini) served over basmati rice.

View Event →
February 14 - Sikkim Momo
Feb
14
4:00 PM16:00

February 14 - Sikkim Momo

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Bina & Chef Sita of Sikkim Momo

Chefs Bina & Sita came to the United States from Nepal in the mid 2000's. They learned to cook from community and family elders by joining them in the kitchen, eventually taking over the role. Their menu is full of healthy ingredients and freshly ground spices, making it unique to other Nepalese food found in Salt Lake City.

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Nepali-Spiced Chicken with a side of Garbanzo Bean Curry served atop White Rice.

Vegetarian Entree (GF): Matar Paneer - Green Peas and Paneer simmered in a Tomato Sauce with a side of Garbanzo Bean Curry, served atop White Rice. (contains dairy)

Each entree is accompanied by a mixed vegetable salad with tomato sesame dressing.

View Event →
February 14 - Valentine's Day Desserts
Feb
11
to Feb 14

February 14 - Valentine's Day Desserts

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Valentine's Day Desserts

Show your significant other some love this Valentine's Day with delicious snacks by M Bake Shop or Delicius!

  • M Bake Shop: S'more Love: enjoy a handcrafted s'mores goodie box of 8 honey graham crackers, 5 raspberry and 5 vanilla marshmallows, 1 gourmet chocolate bar, 1 clean-burning indoor gel flame can, and bamboo roasting sticks.

  • Delicius: Seasonal Red Velvet Cake or Cupcakes: A beautiful scarlet red cake with a chocolate and vanilla cream cheese frosting, perfect for 2!

View Event →
February 7 - Namash Swahili
Feb
7
4:00 PM16:00

February 7 - Namash Swahili

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Najati of Namash Swahili Cuisine offers a taste of her home country of Somalia fused with other flavors in Eastern Africa.

Menu:

Meat Entree: Baked Chicken marinated in Buttermilk, served with East African-Spiced Rice.

Vegan Entree: Coconut Beans served with Chapati Bread.*

Each entree comes with vegetable sambusa (potatoes, peas, carrots, green onion, and special spice blend).

*Entrees can be GF by substituting spiced rice and viazi karai (fried potatoes with chickpea flour) for chapati and sambusa - please note on order form.

View Event →
January 31 - La Pizca Andina
Jan
31
4:00 PM16:00

January 31 - La Pizca Andina

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Emma and her husband Enrique moved to Utah in 2003 from Tachira, Venezuela. Emma started her culinary business because she “wanted to set an example for her family that it is never too late to go after your dreams.” She feels that Spice gave her the opportunity to dream big.

La Pizca Andina is named after a traditional Venezuelan egg soup made in Emma’s hometown, paying tribute to her roots.

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Pabellón Criollos - A Traditional Venezuelan dish of slow cooked Shredded Beef, Carrots, & Black Beans, served with White Rice and Fried Plantains, topped with Cilantro & Parsley and a side of Avocado Salsa.

Vegan Entree (GF): Vegetarian Pabellón Criollos - Roasted Vegetables (onion, peppers, tomatoes, celery, carrots, cabbage, & zucchini) and Black Beans, served with White Rice and Fried Plantains, topped with Cilantro & Parsley and a side of Avocado Salsa.

Each entree comes with Venezuelan potato salad- Potatoes, peas, and carrots, in a mayo dressing (vegan option for potato salad is served with a vinegar and olive oil dressing without egg-please make note in order).

View Event →
January 24 - Café India
Jan
24
4:00 PM16:00

January 24 - Café India

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Vini of Café India SLC

Vini is excited to be bringing new flavors to Salt Lake City with authentic gourmet Indian cuisine! She hopes to one day open a restaurant. Her Indian cuisine can be found at various seasonal outdoor events, local markets such as Jade Market. Chef Vini also offers catering!

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Indian Chicken Curry with Spiced Lentils served over White Rice.

Vegan (GF): Aloo Matar - Potatoes, Green Peas, Tomatoes, and Onions simmered with Indian Curry Spices, served with Lentils over White Rice.

Each entree comes with Yogurt Raita with Cucumbers and Onion.*
*Raita can be made vegan, please note on order.

View Event →
January 17 - KuyaDel
Jan
17
4:00 PM16:00

January 17 - KuyaDel

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Johndel of KuyaDel offers a variety of cuisines from Asia, the Pacific Islands, and Mexico.

Menu:

Meat Entree: Chicken Katsu Curry - Panko Fried Chicken in a Golden Curry and served over Jasmine Rice.

Vegan Entree: Aubergine Katsu Curry - Panko Fried Aubergine in a Golden Curry and served over Jasmine Rice.

Both entrees are served with Miso Soup with enoki mushrooms, tofu, wakame (black seaweed), and scallions.

View Event →
January 10 - Zaater & Zayton
Jan
10
4:00 PM16:00

January 10 - Zaater & Zayton

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chefs Suha & Mayada of Zaater & Zayton. A reflection of two cultures, Zaater & Zayton is a full-service catering company offering a unique blend of traditional Middle Eastern Cuisines and American fusion.

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Chicken Biryani with Mixed Vegetables seasoned with a special Biryani Spice Mix, topped with a Lightly Fired Boiled Egg.

Vegan Entree (GF): Eggplant layered with Potatoes, Onion, and Green Peppers in a Tomato Sauce, served over White Rice.

Each entree comes with a cup of vegan pumpkin lentil soup.

View Event →
January 3 - Falafel al Jailawi
Jan
3
4:00 PM16:00

January 3 - Falafel al Jailawi

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chefs Zuhair and Nidahl of Falafel al Jailawi prepare delicious falafel.

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Iraqi-Style Chicken Shawarma served with warm Saffron and Tomato Rice.

Vegan Entree (GF): Chickpea Falafel with Fried Eggplant, Amba (pickled mango dipping sauce), and Arabic Bread.

Each entree is accompanied with an Iraqi-style cucumber tomato salad with lemon dressing.

View Event →
December 20 - Ashikat Kitchen
Dec
20
4:00 PM16:00

December 20 - Ashikat Kitchen

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Saadiyah of Ashikat Kitchen creates cuisine from Iraq, Syria, Iran, and Jordan.

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Tender Oven-Baked Chicken marinated with a Garlic Lemon Spice Mix, served over Yellow Rice.

Vegan Entree (GF): Lentil Stew with Carrots, Onion, Bell Peppers, and Cilantro topped with Crunchy Fried Onions, served with Cabbage Leaf Dolmas.

Each entree comes with a green salad with lemon and olive oil dressing.

View Event →
December 13 – Mother of All
Dec
13
4:00 PM16:00

December 13 – Mother of All

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Kaltum learned to love cooking as a child by helping her mother in the kitchen and quickly realized her passion for entrepreneurship. Kaltum wants to share her culinary traditions with all of Utah. Her cuisine is reminiscent of Sudan with unique spices and a beautiful presentation. She recently purchased a food truck and is excited to expand her business.

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Chicken and Vegetable Cocktail - Tender Pieces of Chicken simmered with Bell Peppers, Onion, Tomato, Carrots, and Green Beans in a Red Sauce, served with Vegetable Rice, Falafel, and Peanut Sauce.

Vegan Entree (GF): Vegetable Cocktail - Bell Peppers, Onion, Tomato, Carrots, and Green Beans simmered in a Red Sauce, served with Vegetable Rice, Falafel, and Peanut Sauce.

Each entree is served with a fresh green salad and lemon pepper dressing.

View Event →
December 6 - Hayat's Grill
Dec
6
4:00 PM16:00

December 6 - Hayat's Grill

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Hayat of Hayat's Grill

When asked why he started Hayat’s Grill, Hayat responded “to share my culture with others in hopes of erasing hatred that has taken place in so many hearts and bridging gaps over a cup of tea.”

Menu:

Meat Entree: Afghan-Style Chicken Tikka Masala simmered with Chick Peas in a creamy Tomato-Based Sauce, served over Basmati Rice.

Vegan Entree (GF): Sabzi Korma - Spinach and Red Beans simmered in a Mild, Middle Eastern Curry served over Basmati Rice.

Each entree comes with a fresh Green Salad with Hayat's famous Cilantro Chutney.

View Event →
November 29 - Spudnik
Nov
29
4:00 PM16:00

November 29 - Spudnik

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Karine's business was inspired by kiosks in Moscow that sold hot, savory potatoes to commuters each day. Spudnik has unique toppings for all palates, which is perfect for farmer's markets, picnics, and family gatherings!

Menu:

Large baked potato with melted butter and cheese, plus a topping of your choice!

Meat Topping (GF): Beef Meatballs simmered in a Red Tomato Sauce with Bell Peppers and Onion.

Vegetarian Topping (GF)*: Lightly Fried Eggplant seasoned with Georgian Spices served with a Garlic Dill Sour Cream.

Each entree comes with cup of Borscht, a traditional Ukrainian Style Beet Soup with Dark Red Beans and Sour Cream.

*Vegetarian entree can be made vegan without butter, cheese, and Sour Cream.

View Event →
November 15 - Noor al Sham
Nov
15
4:00 PM16:00

November 15 - Noor al Sham

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Noor of Noor al Sham

Chef Noor, originally from Syria, came to Utah from Egypt. He learned to cook at the age of 16 and has been cooking ever since! He wanted to start his own business not only to support his family but also the Syrian community in Salt Lake City.

He specializes in shawarma and barbecue, and loves to give his customers a great experience with delicious, well presented food, a friendly personality, and exceptional hospitality!

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Chicken Shawarma Slow-Cooked with a special Syrian Spice Blend and Shaved from a Spit, served with Spiced Rice.

Vegan Entree (GF): Moussaka with Eggplant, Tomatoes, and Onions in a Red Sauce, served with Spiced Rice.

Each entree comes with Syrian-Style Macaroni Salad with Garbanzo Beans, Tomato, Onion, Parsley, and a Lemon & Olive Oil Dressing*

*Gluten Free Side Comes with a Green Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing.

View Event →
November 14 - IRC & Spice Kitchen - Breaking Bread
Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

November 14 - IRC & Spice Kitchen - Breaking Bread

  • The Garden Place at This is the Place Heritage Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salt Lake City cordially invites you to join us at our 3rd annual Breaking Bread, an evening focused on the family table—where food bridges all barriers, friendships arise from shared experiences, and where refugee families join us at the table. In the tradition of Thanksgiving, guests will share a meal with an international flair provided by Spice Kitchen Incubator entrepreneur chefs, take family portraits, and enjoy interactive activities focused on the family table. Break bread as a community and welcome our new American friends to this place we all call home.

Funds raised from Breaking Bread will support the work of the International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City.

(Thanks to wonderful community support this event is sold-out.)

View Event →
November 8 - Padkos
Nov
8
4:00 PM16:00

November 8 - Padkos

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Gideon of Padkos

Chef Gideon brings the tastes of South Africa to Northern Utah.

Menu:

Meat Entree*: Beef Bobotie Pie - Layered between golden puff pastry is a delicious mixture of curried meat and fruit with a creamy egg custard topping.

Vegetarian Entree*: Vegetarian Bobotie Pie - Layered between a golden puff pastry are lightly curried lentils, onions, raisins and chutney topped with a creamy egg custard.

Each entree is served with a fresh green salad.
*Pies can be made gluten free by request.

View Event →
November 1 - Kafé Mamai
Nov
1
4:00 PM16:00

November 1 - Kafé Mamai

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @ Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Abudu of Kafé Mamai

Abudu moved to the United States in 2001, and Utah in 2016. He is from an island off the coast of Kenya called Lamu, and has been in the kitchen since he was a child. He's worked various levels in restaurants including owning an eco-lodge with a restaurant in Kenya.

When asked why he wanted to start a business here in Utah, he responded, “it is time to showcase my own experience to the world.” Abudu serves a fusion of African and Caribbean cuisine and is excited to offer these flavors to Salt Lake City!

Menu:

Meat Entree: Grilled Pili Pili Marinated Chicken Kebabs served over Raisin Couscous Pilaf with Sautéed Garlic Julienne Vegetables topped with Red Onion-Pomegranate Reduction.

Vegan Entree (GF): Beet Root Mofongo- A Kafe Mamai original twist of Plantains, Cassava, and Beet Root Mofongo served with Sautéed Garlic Julienne Vegetables and Kiwiwi (green mango coconut sauce).

Each entree comes with curry black bean and sweet potato soup (vegan).

PLEASE NOTE:
New pickup location is Square Kitchen, 751 West 800 South, Salt Lake City. (Map)

View Event →
October 25 - Sikkim Momo
Oct
25
4:00 PM16:00

October 25 - Sikkim Momo

  • Spice Kitchen Incubator @Square Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Bina & Chef Sita of Sikkim Momo

Chefs Bina & Sita came to the United States from Nepal in the mid 2000's. They learned to cook from community and family elders by joining them in the kitchen, eventually taking over the role. Their menu is full of healthy ingredients and freshly ground spices, making it unique to other Nepalese food found in Salt Lake City.

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Chicken Tikka Masala served over White Rice.

Vegan Entree (GF): Mixed Vegetables (cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, onions, & potatoes) in a Tomato, Garlic, & Ginger Curry, served over White Rice.

Each entree is accompanied by a serving of Yellow Lentils garnished with fresh Cilantro.

PLEASE NOTE:
Spice Kitchen is Moving. Pickup location is Square Kitchen, 751 West 800 South, Salt Lake City. (
Map)

View Event →
October 18 - Café India
Oct
18
4:00 PM16:00

October 18 - Café India

Chef Vini of Café India SLC

Vini is excited to be bringing new flavors to Salt Lake City with authentic gourmet Indian cuisine! She hopes to one day open a restaurant but can be found at various seasonal outdoor events and offers catering!

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Indian Chicken Curry with Spiced Lentils served over White Rice.

Vegan (GF): Aloo Matar - Potatoes, Green Peas, Tomatoes, and Onions simmered with Indian Curry Spices, served with Lentils over White Rice.

Each entree comes with Yogurt Raita with Cucumbers and Onion.*
*Raita can be made vegan, please note on order.

View Event →
October 11 - Film Screening of "Soufra"
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

October 11 - Film Screening of "Soufra"

Join Spice Kitchen Incubator in partnership with the Salt Lake Film Society for a free screening of Soufra. Post-film panel discussion with Spice Kitchen Incubator organized by the International Rescue Committee - SLC.

Soufra follows the unlikely and wildly inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar – a generational refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burj El Barajneh refugee camp just south of Beirut, Lebanon. The film follows Mariam as she sets out against all odds to change her fate by launching a successful catering company, “Soufra,” and then expand it into a food truck business with a diverse team of fellow refugee woman who now share this camp as their home.

When:
Thursday, October 11, 2018
7:00 PM
FREE

Where:
The City Library
210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

View Event →
October 11 - Falafel al Jailawi
Oct
11
4:00 PM16:00

October 11 - Falafel al Jailawi

Chefs Zuhair and Nidahl of Falafel al Jailawi prepare delicious falafel.

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Iraqi-Style Chicken Shawarma served with warm Saffron and Tomato Rice.

Vegan Entree (GF): Mixed Vegetable Stew (carrots, corn, peas, and onion) in a spiced Tomato Sauce served over Saffron and Tomato Rice.

Each entree is accompanied with fluffy Arabic bread and a fresh green salad.

View Event →
October 4 - Namash Swahili
Oct
4
4:00 PM16:00

October 4 - Namash Swahili

Chef Najati of Namash Swahili Cuisine offers a taste of her home country of Somalia fused with other flavors in Eastern Africa.

Menu:

Meat Entree (GF): Coconut Chicken Curry - chicken, tomatoes, onion, coconut milk, and a special blend of East African curry spices, served over white rice with fried onions.

Vegan Entree (GF): Coconut Vegetable Curry - roasted vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, carrots, and green beans) coconut milk, and a special East African curry spice blend, served over white rice with fried onions.

Each entree comes with a cabbage salad tossed in vinaigrette with fresh green bell peppers and onions.

View Event →
September 28 - Rio Grande Neighborhood Block Party
Sep
28
5:00 PM17:00

September 28 - Rio Grande Neighborhood Block Party

Do you want to meet new neighbors, enjoy food prepared local refugees and immigrants, learn about community organizations you get involved with, and have fun making art and playing cornhole?

The House, Artspace Utah, Spice Kitchen Incubator, and Pioneer Park Coalition are hosting a neighborhood gathering for those who the call the Rio Grande neighborhood home, whether you live or work here.

View Event →