Advisory Council Member Anissa Helou visits the Istanbul Food Enterprise Center

Advisory Council member and renowned cookbook author and chef, Anissa Helou visited our Food Enterprise Center in Istanbul to meet with LIFE Entrepreneurs over a shared lunch.

Members received valuable insight from her experience as a cookbook author and chef specializing in Mediterranean, Middle East and North African cuisine.

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The LIFE Project is proud to work with an Advisory Council of global food industry leaders, gastrodiplomacy experts, and entrepreneurs like Anissa Helou whose unique expertise help us foster entrepreneurship and build sustainable livelihoods for refugees and host communities.