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Thu 28 August

Thursday special at RAAF

Taste all the cultures of the South part of Town! During the ThursdaySpecial you eat a fresh meal every week for only 6,- euro’s!

Sat 02 August

Afri Summer BBQ

Simply enjoy a fresh made bbq meal with the perfect view of the Rijnhaven. For only 7,50 we feed you well this Saturday! We already start at 16:30 to feel the hot sun on our skin and start our evening the best way we can: with a filled stomach!

Fri 18 July

Kick off Kanen bij de Hofbogen

Enjoy good food, each other, the city and the weather every Friday at the small weekly open air restaurant ‘Kanen bij de Hofbogen’. Every week different foodtrucks serve good sustainable dishes. Join us at the table!

Sun 13 July

Weed Plukken - Youth Food Movement Rotterdam

Grab your bike and put your harvest basket on the back! Cycle with us through Rotterdam to places where the city doesn’t seem such a barren desert.

Sat 19 July

Afri Summer BBQ Chicken & Vega

The 19th of July we organize the first official Afri BBQ to give you the ultimate summer feeling!

Wed 30 July

Proef #8: survivor

You, us and the SAS survival guide, baby. This is the last Proef# before the summer break and we will investigate all necessary skills to survive in barren cities. The interactive Proeven# get more analogue as the lights lingers longer, so join this interactive non-film night of Cateringa & Kompanen for tons of useful information and free fitness. Make fire (ugh), chop wood (arrrrrgh) and eat poisonous plants (or not).

Fri 08 August

Djemaa el Fna - culinary festival

Friday the 8th up until Sunday the 10th of August, the Museumpark in Rotterdam will transform into an international open-air restaurant.

Sat 21 June


FINALLY! On the 21th of June it is time for the popular Pancake Special

Sun 08 June

Raap Pluk Eet

Raap Pluk Eet is a tasty adventure in the wilderness around Rotterdam.

This is a great adventure in search of edible products from our nature. You taste with us the Dutch landscape.

Sun 29 June

Sunday Summer Brunch at Gusto

Every last Sunday at Gusto we have a family style brunch. During the summer, if the weather is nice the brunch will be at our lovely terrace.

Tue 03 June

Proef #7: planten

Join the interactive film nights of Cateringa & Kompanen for tons of useful information and free fitness. This time we take a look at more or less edible plants. We breathe plant breath, we drink plant excrements, we eat everything. In fact, the fastest way to food is plants. Get your fingers green and dirty on this introduction evening to plants. With Twan Janssen as guest curator.

Tue 20 May

Proef # 6: Smeersels

Work on your skills, knowledge and appearance at the sixth Proef. Take your fairest friends to this interactive audiovisual evening organised with Cateringa & Kompanen. An evening filled with ointments, potions and lotions to nurture you inside and out.

Sun 01 June

Beer tasting “De Pelgrim”

Eric van der Lugt introduces six delicious special beers from Pelgrim Brouwerij at Jazzcafé Dizzy.

A selection of appetizers will also be provided. All beer lovers are invited to come and taste!

Entrance: 15,-

Sun 18 May

Cinema Culinair: Io Sono l’Amore

Watching a movie and eating and drinking the same things as in the movie! Not one after another, but synchronized to the movie, so you can taste what you see. That’s Cinema Culinair. In May and July it´s the time for the Italian movie Io Sono l’Amore.

Sat 03 May

Rotterdamse Oogstmarkt / Harvest market

Get your weekly groceries and delicacies at the Rotterdamse Oogstmarkt. The most festive farmers market with local produce from regional farmers and urban neighbours. Cheeses from Streefkerk, mustard from Goudswaard, beetroot ‘uit je eigen stad’, local sausages and urban honey.

Thu 08 May

Youth Food Movie - More Than Honey

On Thursday, May 8th, YFM Rotterdam and The Kitchen have a bee-eautiful event for you: As a preamble to the Food Film Festival – on May 9, 10 and 11 – we will show you the beautiful and alarming documentary film More than Honey.

Tue 29 April

Vegan Challenge: 3 course Vegan Menu

A 3 course vegan menu in cooperation with the Vegan Challenge!

Fri 02 May

Vers is Gers

On May 2+3, The Living Room will serve a four-course plant-based menu of freshly harvested seasonal veggies and herbs, with some extra-special attention to nutritional decoration: sprouts! Side dishes are diverse creative and musical performances.

Sat 19 April

RAAF Pancake Special

FINALLY! On the 19th of April it is time for the popular Pancake Special.

Sat 19 April

Easter Saturday

On Saturday the 19th of April RAAF celebrates Easter.