Conflict Kitchen Receives Funding from Sprout Fund for Immigrant Guest Chef Program

Conflict Kitchen is piloting an immigrant guest chef program that increases the visibility of and builds empathy with the area’s existing foreign-born population. Beginning in March 2017, targeted local restaurants will feature menu items each month developed in collaboration with a recent immigrant or refugee living in Pittsburgh. Guest chefs will work closely with head chefs… MORE >

VOTE to fund Conflict Kitchen’s Guest Chef Program

Conflict Kitchen is excited to announce our Guest Chef Program, a project pilot that has been submitted to The Sprout Fund’s 100 Days of US initiative. We are asking Conflict Kitchen’s supporters to like our guest chef program on the 100 Days of US website and share our project with your network.   In partnership with… MORE >

Gift Certificates Available

Purchase gift certificates at the restaurant, or they can be sent to you or your gift recipient directly. To order a gift card in the mail, email clara@conflictkitchen.org with your name, your phone number and the best times to reach you.

The Complete Kids’ Book Interview Collection

(Images: Brett Yasko) Pick up the collection at the restaurant or email clara@conflictkitchen.org to arrange a mail order purchase. $30 + shipping All four kids’ interview books are now available for purchase as a collection. Included in this set are One Day an Elephant Stepped on an Ant House (interviews with Afghan kids, 28 pages), There Is No Life on… MORE >

Letter to the Editor of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The management and staff of Conflict Kitchen recently submitted a letter to the Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in response to an image featuring Cleveland Indians baseball fans in redface published on the front page of the paper. The full text of the letter and the referenced image is below. We were dismayed that an… MORE >

Conflict Kitchen opens Haudenosaunee version

We’re excited to announce the opening of our Haudenosaunee iteration. The Haudenosaunee Confederacy, also known as the Iroquois Confederacy, is a league of six Indigenous nations located primarily in upstate New York with historic ties to Western Pennsylvania. We’re excited to share the food and culture of the Haudenosaunee people and offer their perspectives on Indigenous sovereignty, economic and environmental… MORE >

Now Hiring Assistant to the Co-Directors

Conflict Kitchen is looking for a part time administrative assistant (approx. 20 hours a week to start). Ideal candidates are highly organized and detailed-oriented professionals with strong writing skills and non-profit management experience who are passionate about fulfilling the mission of Conflict Kitchen. Carnegie Mellon University benefits are available (if eligible), including a free class… MORE >

New Summer Iranian Menu

Check out our delicious new Iranian menu for summer. Highlights include (pictured below): MAHI SHEKAM POR: WHOLE TROUT STUFFED WITH FRESH HERBS, CARMALIZED ONION AND TAMARIND KHORESHT-E RIVAS: WHOLE LAMB SHANK SLOW COOKED WITH TART RHUBARB AND FRESH HERBS KOOKOO SIBZAMINI: PAN-FRIED POTATO AND ONION PATTIES SERVED WITH FRESH HERBS, TORSHI MAKHLOOT, GRILLED TOMATO AND ONION BASTANI NOONI: HOUSEMADE SAFFRON ICE CREAM SANDWICH

Chef Bahar Sarhangi’s Khoresht-e Bademjan Recipe

During Conflict Kitchen’s Iranian Virtual Cooking Lesson participants prepared two dishes under the instruction of Chef Bahar Sarhangi: Khoresht-e Bademjan (Eggplant Stew) and Tahdig (Crispy Iranian Rice.) The recipes for both are included below. Notes on preparation and serving: You can easily use any cut of lamb or chicken in place of lamb shoulder. You… MORE >

Call for Participants: The Iranian Virtual Cooking Lesson

WHERE: TEHRAN, IRAN & AROUND THE WORLD (VIA VIDEO CALL) WHEN: SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2016 Conflict Kitchen is hosting a virtual cooking lesson with Executive Chef Bahar Sarhangi in Tehran.  We’re looking for eight people in eight different cities around the world to participate from their home kitchens via Google Hangout. The cooking lesson will take place… MORE >