What you'll do
Together with the chefs you'll prepare the special meal for the day – a banquet with ingredients that would otherwise go to waste. Our guests will be served at around 6pm, and then you'll enjoy the meal with the team an hour later. Helping people in need gives a fulfilling sense of dignity, and opens your eyes to someone else’s reality. Show your support and impact 90 people during a special night.
The Refettorio Gastromotiva is the hub of Social Grastronomy, a restaurant that serves free dinners to vulnerable people, fight food waste and promoves education of vulnerable youth. It was funded by Massimo Bottura is a 3-star Michelin chef and winner of the first prize for Best Restaurant in the World; David Hertz is a chef and social entrepreneur; Alexandra Forbes is a columnist for Folha de São Paulo newspaper. By participating in the experience, you will be welcomed by the staff of Refettorio and have the chance to get together with cooks and chefs who come together to create unforgettable dinners.
About the organisation
Gastromotiva is a social organization, funded by the Chef and Social Entrepreneur David Hertz, that believe in the power of the food and gastronomy as agents of transformation. In partnership with chef Massimo Bottura and journalist Ale Forbes, in August 2016 he launched the Gastromotiva Refettorio. Daily offers food, culture and dignity to guests in social vulnerability.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Gastromotiva.
Dinner. Cakes, bread and coffee We'll eat together what we cooked during the day, including our amazing fresh fruit ice…
Kitchen at your disposal Approns will be available.
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Where you'll be
Known as a Hub of Social Gastronomy and located in the Lapa neighborhood, Refettorio Gastromotiva is one of the legacies of the 2016 Rio Olympics. This renowned school restaurant combats food waste, empowers youth from local communities and prides itself on feeding the less fortunate.
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
For safety reasons, long pants and closed shoes are recommended. We'll provide dolmans, chef's hats and knives, but you can also bring your own.
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