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New Jersey African Restaurant Week Festival 2021

August 21@12:00 pm-August 22@7:00 pm EDT

A Celebration of the Best of African/Black Diaspora Food and Culture – Come support Local Businesses and Entrepreneurs

OUTDOOR FESTIVAL

SHOP+ EAT+ DANCE + NETWORK – COME SUPPORT CULTURE AND LOCAL BUSINESSES

Food Tastings, Popup Market, Live cultural Performances, DJ Sets with Afrobeats and Global Sounds and Chef competition –

Celebrate The Best of African/Black diaspora Cuisine and Culture

FOOD (Over 15 vendors)

Motheland Flavors (Ghana), Chy Food Network, Manne (Ethiopia) The Bean Queen (Vegan), Pepper Bush Cookshop (Liberia), Edmara Dos Santos (Brazil) ), Zobo Sorrel (Nigeria), Delicious African Orchards (Nigeria), Urdee B’s (Southern – Soul food), E&P Real Island Cuisine (Jamaica), No Limit Chefs (Guinea), Epuffany (Infused edibles)

MARKET PLACE ( 25 Vendors)

Fashion/Accesories/ – Eldior Sodeck, Hibara Stores, Mutani’s Pocket, Bedu Clothing, Warriors Regalia Jewelry, Adinkra Republic, Worku Tezera, Brooklyn Headline Corp, Connie Owusu

Self Care /Health- Madawes Hair Products, Pure Gifts by Zawadi, Noir Jolie Beauty, Jireh Organics (Raw Organic productsGhana)

Others – DTR Bookstore, Zenora Knight (Books), Latin American Treasures (Gift Items), Sweet T Creams, VNCbooks

ENTERTAINMENT

MusicDJ Kassava, DJ Back Breaker, DJ Starz

Live Performances – MR Lambert, Mr Bello, Suntaila, Nigerian Jawn, KingSugerr Jammers GH, Mr Bello, KillaMoe

Hosted by Glitteratie

WIN TICKETS

Join foodies, culture enthusiasts, world travelers and chefs, restaurants with food and wine tastings .

Enjoy food from various African countries and the Black Diaspora

Come support your local businesses and entrepreneurs – featuring vendors across food, fashion, beauty, wellness, design, arts, crafts and more. #africanrestaurantweek #FamilyFriendly

CLICK FOR A CHANCE TO WIN TICKETS TO THE FESTIVAL

BEST RICE DISH – SIGN UP TO BE A JUDGE

CHEF CONTESTS – Best Rice Dish? You Decide! Come decide which chef has the best tasting rice dish as chefs from across the diaspora will be presenting rice dishes representing their various countries.

Entertainment

All day – Live DJ performances with an Afrobeats and Global Sounds

Musical and Dance Performances

FAQ

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Participants would include culinary professionals (restaurants, chefs, caterers), creators and vendors selling unique items across, food, fashion, wellness, beauty, arts and more.

WHAT IS NEW JERSEY AFRICAN RESTAURANT WEEK FESTIVAL?

It is a 2-day event ( taking place Saturday and Sunday August 21 and 22, 2021) with vendors and entrepreneurs (food, design, beauty, fashion, art, health, representing various parts of the diaspora come to sell, mix and network. It is an opportunity for all attendees to experience a unique and curated cultural market in a festive environment.

This event is brought to you by the organizers of the African Restaurant Week

Come support your local businesses and entrepreneurs – featuring vendors across food, fashion, beauty, wellness, design, arts, crafts and more. Supportsmallbusiness

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

Details

Start:
August 21@12:00 pm EDT
End:
August 22@7:00 pm EDT
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Venue

Bisrate Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church
1046 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07106
Newark, NJ 07106 US
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