Entries by Cara Benjamin-Pace

Toronto kitchen staffed by Syrian refugee women at risk of closing — Toronto Star

For almost two years, the Newcomer Kitchen, housed in the Depanneur, a culinary incubator on College St., has been the weekly gathering place for Syrian newcomer women, where they share stories and experiences, as well as joy and tears — all while using their cooking skills to make food for catering and meals for the public.

Holiday Hours & 2018 Schedule Changes

First Up: HOLIDAY HOURS The Dep will be CLOSED from December 17 – January 18 BRUNCH will be OPEN every SAT & SUN throughout the holidays, except for Sunday, Dec […]

Newcomer Kitchen at Terroir Symposium 

Monday was an exciting milestone for Newcomer Kitchen, as we offered samples of traditional Syrian dishes to more than 600 attendees of the Terroir Hospitality Symposium at the AGO, one of the most prestigious food conferences in North America.