ODYSSEY ACROSS AFRICA & DIASPORA “DINNER SERIES”
LET’S CREATE CHANGE
BITE , SIP & SHARE
Dear Change agent join our host team at the Odyssey Across Africa & Diaspora and help make a difference during African Restaurant Week 2021 in New York City.
Odyssey Across Africa & Diaspora “Dinner Series” (Past Event Pictures) is a community based dinner series featuring chefs from across Africa and the diaspora that aims to benefit various organizations working to make change in their communities.
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- 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.
- Your partnership is 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 HELP
- SELL TICKETS – benefit organizations in the fight against hunger, women empowerment, youth development and organizations helping protect our food systems.
- HELP SPREAD THE WORD – share with friends and with change agents like yourself – taste makers, chefs, media, food bloggers, social entrepreneurs, culture enthusiasts, foodies and more – via word of mouth, email and social media.
- HELP LOCATE EVENT VENUE. Help in creating cultural dialogues that develop more understanding and foster a sense of community and pride.
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? We have hosted this event in partnership with the James Beard Foundation and hope to continue to do the same
- What would be different about this year?
- What percentage of proceeds go to the benefitting organization? 20%
- What kind of chefs participate?
- Can host team member suggest a benefitting organization? Yes
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