The September edition of the West Syrian Supper is here! Feast on mouthwatering Syrian fare in the gorgeous setting of Tab X Tab, all the while raising funds for the Hands Up Foundation, to send to some of Syria's most vulnerable.
The Syrian Supper Club started in 2012 when four friends who loved Syria decided to do something to show friends back in Damascus that they hadn't been forgotten despite the unfolding conflict. What began as ad-hoc dinners in people's kitchens turned into a hugely successful monthly supper club in the E5 Bakehouse in Hackney, where guests are treated to delicious Syrian cooking and a lovely evening in a pop up restaurant. Keen to raise even more, the Supper Club team has now expanded from Hackney to South London, West London and Bristol!
The Guest Chef:
Our guest chef for September at SSC West is Majeda Khoury. Majeda hails from Damascus, where she lived with her family until her work as a civil rights activist made life so dangerous she was forced to flee. She arrived in London by way of Lebanon in 2017, and has been cooking up a storm there ever since. She will be cooking a feast on the 6th September, one that is absolutely not to be missed!
Read the full profile on her incredible experience on the BBC website.
While our guest chef of the month is cooking up a storm, our fabulous supper club manager, Cleo, takes care of the event running. Cleo has a history of hosting Syrian Supper Clubs. During her PhD research she held one in India and successfully introduced the students at Cambridge to mutabul shawander and jewelled cous cous. She is aided in this by Amanda, one of Hands Up's finest. Amanda and Cleo is not a team up to be missed!
We like to place guests at our Syrian Suppers, so please make sure you let us know in the notes when booking if you'd like to be seated with particular people who have booked separately.
We do also cater for vegan/veggie and dairy/nut free, so please highlight this in the notes when booking so that the right food comes your way.
Don't forget to BYOB!
In terms of cancellation, we can offer a full refund on a ticket as long as you let us know at least three days before the event. This is to ensure that we don't end up with empty seats round the dinner table, and each supper raises the maximum it can for the aid projects we fund in Syria.