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Chicago chefs team up to provide aid to Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region

Earlier this year, Chicago chefs rallied to cook for Ukrainians — it was an event that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in humanitarian aid due to the war in Ukraine.

Now, local chefs are teaming up again — this time, for the Tigray region of Ethiopia.

Ethiopians in the country’s northern Tigray region are experiencing one of the worst health crises in the world. This is due to a two-year conflict between the ruling party and the central government, as well as the worst drought the country has seen in 40 years.

Reset talks to two of the organizers behind Chicago Chefs Cook For Tigray to find out more about what to expect at the night of culture and food.

GUESTS: Tigist Reda, owner of Demera restaurant

Tony Priolo, executive chef at Piccolo Sogno 

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