The Arab-American Family Support Center and local Queens eatery Mombar are proud to announce an upcoming Community Dinner: “A Night in Little Egypt.” Join us on the evening of Tuesday, November 16th from 6-9PM for a dine-in food fundraiser that celebrates a local, immigrant-owned business and support’s AAFSC’s critical food security initiatives!
This immersive experience will feature traditional flavors and plates influenced by Egyptian and Alexandrian cuisines and is hosted within a vibrant setting that brings the atmosphere of Egypt to the streets of Astoria. Moustafa El Sayed, Mombar’s owner and head chef, cultivates the restaurant’s eclectic artistic décor and will offer a customized menu selection for in-person dining including Egyptian favorites such as foul mudammas, koshari, muhamasa, kofta, and more!
Dinner orders for our “AAFSC Community Advocates” are $65 per person. Bump up your ticket price to $100 and as an “AAFSC Community Champion”, your additional, generous contribution will boost our community impact by ensuring families have culturally appropriate food options available this holiday season. Proceeds will directly support AAFSC’s food security initiatives and wrap-around services for New York City’s vulnerable immigrant and refugee communities. Place your order below between now and 11/9 to experience one of Queens’ favorite Egyptian neighborhood joints.
As a reminder, all dining for this event will be indoors and proof of a COVID-19 vaccination is required. Event details will be sent upon completion of payment.
To read more about Moustafa and the story behind Mombar, check out his feature in the New York Times. We are grateful for your generous support of these critical initiatives, and we look forward to welcoming you to Steinway Street on November 16th!
We are a 501c3 non-profit organization and donations made to AAFSC, less the value of what is received by attending the event, are tax-deductible.