An atmosphere of wariness pervaded the room. Designed with the help of Kamal Mouzawak, a suave entrepreneur who has done much to promote traditional Lebanese food over the past decade, the course aimed to teach women how to use their home-cooking skills — which they took for granted as a domestic chore — to find jobs in catering.
More importantly, Mouzawak told [me], the course was a chance to get the women together, to give them a place to share their stories and recipes, to empower them.
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