“By Sharing Food We Are Sharing Love.”
Meet Ellie Kisyombe
Ellie has also been a member and organiser with City of Sanctuary Dublin, a long-time member of the Clondalkin Towers Residents Committee and a regular spokesperson (episode four) in the media relating to issues that affect Ireland’s asylum seeking and refugee community.
OurTable is a community-based, social enterprise designed to highlight the need to provide migrants with employment skills in Ireland. Develops skills for the food industry that celebrates recipes and diverse cultures. OurTable operates pop-up cafes in Dublin and provides catering services in the rest of the country. Through OurTable, Ellie provides immigrants with employment and help them to develop their culinary and hospitality skills.
Our Table has seen a number of successes including winning The Irish Cafe Awards and launching its own range of Hot Sauces and Hummus. OurTable previously pop up restaurants includes the Project Arts Theatre, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Christchurch Cathedral and at various festivals. Ellie is currently working on the upcoming pop up café in the Science Gallery.