Secret Ingredients to Success
Food – it has played a central role in the Black culture, community – and it has been a key part of our business success. What better time than Black History Month to celebrate and learn about our heritage, and about today’s food industry challenges and successes than by joining together to support the local Black-owned food business community and enjoy an amazing live event?
Choose from Afro, Caribbean, Ethiopian, Jamaican and other cuisines
Learn about the role that food has played in our heritage and culture
Listen to current challenges and creative responses of local leaders in the black restaurant and food business, and Join in smaller breakout sessions for continued connecting.
Facilitated by noted storyteller Arthuretta Martin, attendees will be able to enjoy a virtual lunch with featured speakers:
Corey Holeman- Holeman Enterprises
Steven Jones- Founder, Eastern Shore Agriculture Sustains, Inc.- Understanding the Food Chain
Tambra Raye Stevenson- WANDA. Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetic & Agriculture- To Eat or Not to Eat? Breaking down your relationship with food.
Derrick Wood- Mayor of Dumfries, VA- Politics and Food
Warren Thompson- Thompson Hospitality- Building an Empire in the Food Industry
Visit the website for details and to connect with our presenters and restaurants!