Salt Lake's International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the Utah Refugee Coalition (URC), threw a party last night to kick off the annual Dining Around the World event.

Dining Around the World is a collaboration between local restaurants, refugees in Salt Lake City and local non-profit organizations. Chefs will create a special entrée inspired by produce from the New Roots agriculture program, a garden project run coorrdinated by Supreet Gill , and the refugee community to feature in their restaurant the week of August 24th to August 31st.

Proceeds from the dish will benefit the International Rescue Committee and the Utah Refugee Coalition. 

This year's restaurants include Tin Angel Cafe, which served a Bhutanese dish at last night's event 

, Caffe Niche, Squatters Pub & Brewery, Cafe Trio, Mazza Middle Eastern Cuisine and Avenues Bistro on Third

Stop by each of these local restaurants and sample food from around the world.