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Black Restaurant Week Launches 'No Crumb Left Behind' Campaign to Help Culinary Businesses Stay Afloat

Black Restaurant Week, an organization dedicated to highlighting African American, African and Caribbean cuisine by organizing year-wide micro-events throughout the United States, has announced that they have launched a new initiative to help restaurants that are particularly hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a press release announcement, it was revealed that the newly-launched No Crumb Left Behind campaign will assist Black-owned culinary businesses with complementary marketing support to boost awareness in their respective regions. “The No Crumb Left Behind campaign is to ensure that we are helping as many culinary businesses stay afloat as the world recovers from the pandemic,” stated Derek Robinson, Black Restaurant Week Marketing Director, in the press release announcement . “We are adding more activations and working with additional partners to present programming to serve our full audience of restaurants, bakeries, caterers, chefs, and food trucks.” While many restaurants...

Black Restaurant Week Creators Launch Non-Profit to Support Marginalized Culinary Entrepreneurs

Last week, Black Restaurant Week — the annual nationwide culinary movement that celebrates African, African-American and Caribbean cuisine — proudly announced the launch of the Feed The Soul Foundation , a new non-profit designed to help support marginalized entrepreneurs in the culinary industry. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Feed The Soul Foundation (@feedthesoulfoundation) According to a press release , the organization will assist culinary entrepreneurs with their business development plans by offering resources and mentorship support to foster sustainable business growth. Additionally, the Feed The Soul Foundation will create a Restaurant Business Development Fund, designed to boost marginalized businesses by providing workforce training, business development training and consultation services, and increased access to programming, funding, and technology. With help from Maker’s Mark® and other community partners across the country, the goal for the Feed the Soul...

Njera Perkins

Oct 19, 2020