International Pop-Up Egyptian Dinner

Wed, November 4, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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International Pop-Up Egyptian Dinner
November 4
 
 
While many restaurants now offer takeout and curbside meals, caterers, who rely on events to generate business, have been especially hard-hit by the shutdowns of COVID-19. So, we at the International Institute of St. Louis have put our heads together to figure out how to help our immigrant and refugee caterers.
 
Introducing…. International Pop-Up Dinners, a physically-distanced version of our popular Wednesday lunches. The pop-ups will take place on Wednesdays, increasing in frequency as business builds. Order online and then stop on by IISTL to pick up a mouth-watering meal – and help support one of the Institute’s catering clients at the same time. 
 
Debut Pop-Up Dinner: November 4, 2020
Caterer: Mira for delicious Egyptian fare
Pickup Time: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Place Order by: November 2 by 5 pm
 
Debut Meal:
Appetizer: Baba Ghanoush with pita
Salad: Cucumber, lettuce and tomato with dressing
Main Course: Basmati Rice with Roasted Chicken or vegetarian option – Masakaa with rice (eggplant, potato, tomato and onion)
Dessert: Baklava
 
Cost: $20/meal for an appetizer, salad, main course and dessert as published. Additional baklava available – 6 pieces for $10; 12 (one dozen) for $18.
 
The caterer will receive $17 of each meal purchased. The balance will underwrite paper goods and credit card and other service fees. IISTL is not charging the caterer or the purchaser a fee for participation.
 
 
About Mira - An Immigrant-Owned Catering Company
 
Duaa Alzateri came to St. Louis as a Syrian refugee in 2016 and is the mother of five children. Duaa came to St. Louis from Egypt. Her husband used to have a restaurant in Egypt featuring Syrian and Egyptian food. She started her catering business, Mira, in 2017 with the International Institute Community Development Corporation's support and assistance.
 
Additional Information
 
Pick up location is on St. Elizabeth Dr. at our cafeteria entrance. (signs will be posted) Please remain in your vehicle. A volunteer will ask you for your name and then will bring your order to your vehicle. All individuals will being wearing masks and gloves. Also, pop your trunks and food will be placed there.
 
Cancellation for a 90% refund is November 2 at 5 pm. Please email juelfsc@iistl.org or call (314) 655-0921 to cancel your order.