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New restaurant employs chefs and waiters with Down syndrome

By Mason White 6:48 PM November 1, 2016
Chef with Down syndrome at Le Reflet restaurant 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A new restaurant in France, announced that it will employ mainly people with Down syndrome.

The restaurant called Le Reflet, is located in Nantes.

They hired two chefs and four waiters who have Down syndrome. 26-year-old Flore Lelievre, who was behind the project, called the employees with Down syndrome “extraordinary.”

Lelievre said that the six extraordinary employees will work with an ordinary cook and manager who do not have Down syndrome.

The goal of the restaurant is to help integrate people with Down syndrome into society.