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KITCHEN PROJECT by SKP
"Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together.
No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people eat together."
ABOUT SAFFRON KITCHEN PROJECT
In April 2022, ANKAA finished the renovations of its kitchen space.
Since then, Saffron Kitchen Project (SKP), a registered NGO, is cooking delicious meals for all ANKAA students and team members and for other partner organisations.
SKP and ANKAA are not only aligned in their values, but also work hand in hand towards social inclusion by creating employment opportunities and training programs. This strong partnership is build on trust and the belief that there is no strength without unity. Together, we are working towards changing circumstances for vulnerable communities in Athens.
Saffron Kitchen Project is about people, food, building community and creating lasting opportunities for vulnerable people in Athens. Food is about love, comfort and hospitality. There is a kindness in the practice of preparing meals for others, the perfect opportunity to make people feel welcome.
SKP will help tackle unemployment in Athens by generating job opportunities for people from the refugee and host community. The meals will be prepared by the community for the community.
Providing vulnerable people, with tasty and inventive meals in a sustainable way. SKP distributes to partner organisations throughout Athens, ensuring they receive delicious and nutritious meals, whilst avoiding food waste as much as possible.
Offering free culinary education and vocational training to refugees, in an effort to prepare students for work in the hospitality industry. The program will cover culinary skills as well as including soft skills training such as teamwork, leadership and time management.
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