Ventures hire refugees to harness talent and skills

But its founders – Lebanese immigrant siblings Manal and Wissam Kahi – point out that the social impact of their start-up was secondary to their main goal; giving locals the opportunity to enjoy “authentic” dishes without having to travel abroad. “We are not doing this just to help refugees – but to help the refugees bring delightful food to New Yorkers,” they told Al Jazeera. “People will come to us when they hear about the refugees, but they come back because they love our food.” Their slogan is: “Where the adventurous eaters find refuge.”   View Article