BLACK CULINARY EXPO
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Black Culinary Expo June 15th, 2013
BLACK STREET PRESENTS: BLACK CULINARY EXPO
Join BLACK STREET As They Present The First Ever Black Culinary Expo
BLACK STREET’s “Black Culinary Expo”, the first of its kind, will be held at Industry City, in Brooklyn NY, on JUNE 15th from 10am until 6pm. The day will be an exciting and rewarding experience for all!
· 10am-11am: Vendor Sign-In & Set-Up
· 11am-1pm: Vendor Free Tasting & Samples
· 1pm-4pm: Vendor Shopping Experience
What The Expo Will Entail:
- Beverage Tastings
- Pastry, Food, “Sweets” Tastings
- Chef Competitions
- Scholarship Giveaway
- Children Entertainment
- Live DJ & Entertainment
- Job Placements
- Book Readings
- Chef Demonstrations
- Culinary Arts Program Recruiting’s
This unique event was created specifically to introduce to the Black community the momentous efforts of individuals, business, and organizations that are daily excelling within the culinary industry. We believe in some way the community is not well informed or aware of the many facets this industry provides and how much involved those like us are. The Black Culinary Expo was created to not only showcase these individuals, businesses, and organizations but also provide an outlet where they can directly cater to their targeted market allowing, exposure, promotions and a growth in business and awareness. Most importantly, BLACK STREET wants to encourage future Caterers, Chefs, & culinary Entrepreneurs.
A portion of the proceeds will go to an organization that caters to ending hunger.
BLACK STREET will award three deserving students with a scholarship for the passion and drive for a culinary career that successfully submitted all materials in response to the scholarship contest. Winners will be chosen and announced by selected judges prior to the expo. The organization hopes to provide promising opportunities to future students, current chefs, and the creation of beneficial business relationships. Lastly, BLACK STREET will honor individuals who represent the essence of greatness within their businesses, the culinary industry, and most importantly—the Black Community.
The Event Board consists of (but not limited to): CHEF JOSH MARKS, the Season 3 Finalist of “Master Chef”, RON DUPRAT– Top Chef Season 6, CHEF ISAIAH KELSEY – Culinary Entrepreneur, Caterer, & Baker, CHEF KAHLIL WYCHE– Executive Chef, & V. De’VONNE WILLIAMS- Founder & Publisher of Basil Magazine, CHEF BARRET BEYER– Celebrity Chef, STEPHAN BERROUET DURAND– Executive Chef/Culinary Consultant, CAB CABERNET– Owner at Krushed Grapes Lifestyle (KG Lifestyle), ADRIANE MACK– Culinary Connoisseur, Co-Creator of East Harlem Harvest Festival, TAISHA NOELLE TROPNASSE– Lifestyle Specialist & Caterer of Impeccable Lifestyle Group.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for sponsorship, vendor, media, and ticket inquiries.
This day will be a day to remember as BLACK STREET continues to showcase GREATNESS!