Supporting Chefs/Artisans and Small Businesses

The 3rd annual New Jersey African Restaurant Week (celebrating the best of African/African Diaspora cuisine and culture) is taking place from August 17 – 27. Some of the participating restaurants (including Mama G African restaurant, Modupe, Woulibam and more) will be offering special reduced price menus in honor of the “Week” (please click for list of restaurants). 

The “Week” also would include a “Food and Music Festival” on August 26 & 27 in Newark ( click for details). This Festival on August 26 & 27 is brought to you in partnership with the Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s Office in the City of Newark, Director of International Relations Deputy Mayor Ligia de Freitas and the Newark City Parks Foundation, Inc and is being held in the Arts & Education District. 

The New Jersey African Restaurant week aims to help stimulate the local economy and  help people  discover dishes they might not have had the opportunity to try before – (restaurants would provide dishes at a discounted rate). 

WIN ETHIOPIAN AIRLINE TICKETS: Restaurant goers who take picture of food and tag us on Instagram @africanrestaurantweek get a chance to win a free airline ticket by Ethiopian airlines

The African Restaurant Week which kicked off in New York city in 2013 brings together locals, tourists, foodies, culture enthusiasts, social influencers, entrepreneurs and more – it is a commitment to community development and social impact and we are very excited to be partnering with the City of Newark to host the 3rd ANNUAL New Jersey Edition.

For more information and to schedule and interview contact:

Akin – [email protected]  646-643-6261