Welcome to Migrateful

We are an award-winning UK charity with a mission to support migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in their journey to integration. Our work also focuses on shifting negative attitudes about migration and shedding light on important issues related to migrant rights and well-being.

Corporate team building

Migrateful chefs

The Migrateful chef family now represents over 30 different countries. Find out more about our chefs and the stories that brought them to the UK.


Cookery classes open to the public

Learn delicious and authentic recipes from around the world, practice a different language, and meet new people for a cultural exchange online and in person.  

Migrateful’s cookery classes help support migrants and refugees struggling to rebuild their lives.

Team building cookery classes for organisations

Looking for the perfect team building activity for your office, whilst also making a huge difference to the life of our refugee chefs? 

Or how about an online corporate class for your remote team? A fun and socially responsible alternative to zoom games!

Private cookery classes for friends & family

Would you like to have a private session with your family and or friends? A familiar experience cooking and having fun together, led by one of our chefs?

Or maybe you are looking for a way to connect online with your loved ones? Our private group online classes might be what you need!

Corporate team building


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Latest articles from Migrateful blog

Lebanon after the Beirut Explosion
n the early days of August 2020, after years of improper fertiliser storage, Warehouse 12 in Lebanon’s port of Beirut exploded. Over two years later, the aftermath of that fateful August day remains remembered in the hearts and minds of people everywhere.
December 8, 2022
Announcing our new Interim CEO: Vickie Wambura!
Migrateful announces Vickie Wambura as Interim CEO whilst founder Jess Thompson begins Masters in Migration & Public Policy.
September 13, 2022
Training Classes for the London class of…
10 new amazing chefs. 10 new menus to choose from. Our new cohort of London chefs has just graduated and it’s our pride and joy to invite you to their […]
July 22, 2022

Solidarity Fund

Many of our chefs are unable to legally work and have no recourse to public funds whilst they are awaiting a decision from the Home Office about their immigration status. Our solidarity fund enables them to pay for some of their basic needs such as transport and food.