ODYSSEY ACROSS AFRICA & DIASPORA “DINNER SERIES”
LET’S CREATE CHANGE
BITE , SIP & SHARE
Dear chef join our team of culinary professionals at the Odyssey Across Africa & Diaspora and help make a difference during African Restaurant Week 2021 from October 7 – 23 in New York City.
Odyssey Across Africa & Diaspora “Dinner Series” is a community based dinner series highlighting chefs from across Africa and the Black diaspora – aims to benefit various organizations working to make change in their communities.
JOIN US – SIGN UP HERE
- Make change – benefit organizations in the fight against hunger, women empowerment, youth development and organizations helping protect our food systems.
- Help highlight chefs and various culinary professionals that are helping to bring more awareness to African/Black diaspora cuisine and telling our stories.
- An unequivocal investment in community development and social capital, celebration of diverse ethnicity and cultures in this city.
- Activate social good. Help in creating cultural dialogues that develop more understanding and foster a sense of community and pride.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
- SIGN UP AND PICK A DATE – Please 2 to 3 dates you would available between October 7 – 23
- SEND US YOUR BRAND DETAILS – Please send your pictures – food, yourself, logo. Also please send a short bio
- CALL US AND DISCUSS DETAILS. When signing up please include your phone and the best time to call you.
HOW IT WORKS
- Each dinner would comprise of a host committee of 4- 8 people
- Each dinner would include a 3 to 5 course dinner with wine pairing by chefs from Africa and Black diaspora making traditional and fusion dishes.
- Dinner could be a solo performance by one chef or a collaboration of between 1 to 4 chefs/culinary professionals .
- Dinners would benefit organizations in the fight against hunger, women empowerment, youth development and organizations helping protect our food systems.
- Have you hosted this event before? Yes
- What percentage of proceeds go to the benefitting organization? 20%
- What percentage of proceeds go to the chefs? 60 to 70%
- Can chefs suggest a benefitting organization? Yes
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