Refugee Degustation

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Refugee Degustation


Get real-life insights into the lives of our local refugees, through their food and their stories.

This unique event is hosted by local refugees and asylum seekers, who will each prepare a meal from their own national cuisine, and share their stories of how they have ended up calling Melbourne their new home.

When & Where:

28 March 2019 at Firecracker HQ2 in Northcote, VIC
[SOLD OUT] 21 February 2019 in Abbotsford, VIC


- Meet local refugees and asylum seekers, and hear their stories
- Taste home cooked, local dishes from each country where they’re from
- Each dish is paired with a wine

These events are limited to 30 people each, so get in quickly to not miss out!

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Event Summary

As much a cultural as a culinary experience, the Refugee Degustation is a unique opportunity to get real-life insights into the lives of our local refugees, through their food and their stories. 

Our hosts for these events are refugees and asylum seekers from you own community, who will share their stories as well as their favorite home cooked meal. Learn to appreciate new flavours, and help break down barriers through an increased understanding of unfamiliar cultures and social issues. 

Through this wonderful experience you are also helping support the livelihoods of our amazing cooks, as well as helping them connect with their wider community.

It's an unforgettable evening not to be missed. 

Inclusions On The Night

Your Refugee Degustation ticket includes all of the following;

  • Unique opportunity to connect with members of our local community of refugees and asylum seekers

  • 5 course menu of home cooked meals from our host’s home nations

  • Wine tasting paired with each dish (can be swapped for a beer or soft drink)

  • Get real-life insights into the lives and stories of our amazing hosts, and deepen your understanding of the challenges they have faced

The Specifics

Time:  6.30pm until 9.00pm

When & Where:



21 February 2019
Abbotsford, VIC


28 March 2019

Firecracker HQ2
87-88 South Crescent
Northcote, VIC 3070

Who it’s for: 

This event is for those who;

  • wish to broaden their understanding and appreciation of different cultures and their cuisines

  • want to support our local community of refugees and asylum seekers

  • enjoy trying and get inspired by new, unfamiliar flavours

This event is limited to 30 people, so get in quickly to not miss out!

A truly unique and inspiring evening


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