New York African Restaurant Week Festival 2023

Details
Date:

October 15

Time:

11:00 am - 06:00 pm

Event Category:

Upcoming Events

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Organizer

African Restaurant Week

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Venue

City College - Harlem

160 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031

New York, NY, US, 10031

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

RAIN DATE – We hope this message finds you well. Due to the unforeseen weather conditions forecasted for Saturday October 14 we have made the decision to postpone the ARW FESTIVAL to our designated rain date – October 15.

ARW Food & Music Festival – Celebrate community, culture and small business – excited to create a place for community engagement, entertainment and culture.

UPDATE – FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE ON OCTOBER 14 FROM 11AM TO 6PM

Event Includes:

  • Enjoy food from across the diaspora.
  • Marketplace with local vendors – enjoy great deals, giveaways.
  • Top DJ spinning the best of Afrobeats, soca, Kompa, Amapiano, R&B and more.
  • Live performances – cultural performances, dancing, local talents.
  • Chef Contests, cooking demo.
  • Art exhibition, live painting and more.

SIGN UP AS TASTING JUDGE

This event is brought to you in collaboration with the West Harlem Development Corporation and City College of New York.

VENDORS SIGNUP

#africanrestaurantweek #nyarw2023fest

FOODIE ZONE: Up to 15 food vendors from across the diaspora – Africa, African American and the Caribbean.

Discover hidden gems and learn about the fascinating stories behind each dish.

FOOD VENDORS

Delicious African Orchards, Little Street Lounge, Renaissance Harlem, Native Restaurant, La Savane, Growin Folx, Jollof & Grill, Queen of Sheba, Arnie Ebony Catering llc

FAQ (FOOD TASTINGS)

What type of food vendors will be participating? Vendors from across the diaspora – Africa, African American and the Caribbean.

Will there be vegan/healthy options? Yes, there will be lots of vegan options with some chefs that specialize mainly in vegan dishes. Also all food vendors will be required to have vegan options.

What do I get with my Jollof Rice Contest Tasting ticket? You get a sampling from all the participating chefs representing their countries.

What countries are participating in the Jollof Rice contest? Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Liberia, Sierra Leone.

Music stage/Live Performances, DJ Sets Spinning (Afrobeat, Amapiano, R&B, Soca and more )

EVENT HOSTED BY – Rose Mwambayi

PERFORMANCES – Osele, Jammer GH

MUSIC – DJ Kassava, DJ Back Breaker,

MARKET PLACE

Busi by Olubusayo LLC, Apaaade accessories , The Queens Lovely Things, AFRICA FA BOUTIK, Lend Me Your Ears, Iton Collection, Trinkets by Sasha , Wayzo Fashion, Brownsken Clothing Line, Passionate Travel Inc , MIZIZI, Fsisters Accessories , TLP Brown Sugar Babies/Red Girl Tees, Wilde Herbs / CannaBklyn, LLC, Good Earth, Pempamsie Gift Shop, Floral Diamond, Sonia Crotchet and Things, Emowa Socks,

Come support your local businesses and entrepreneurs – featuring vendors across food, fashion, beauty, wellness, design, arts, crafts and more. #nyarw2023

PARTNERS

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