Black Restaurant Week, LLC, joins the No Crumb Left Behind campaign by hosting its second campaign in Chicago on July 23-Aug. 1.
The national culinary and cultural campaign celebrates the flavors of African American, African and Caribbean cuisine with a regional showcase. Black Restaurant Week-Midwest includes culinary establishments in Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Kansas, Ohio, Nebraska and Minnesota.
Some of the Chicago restaurants involved include Haire's Gulf Shrimp, Mary Jane Cafe, and FruVe x Press Juicery.
Founded in 2016 by Warren Luckett, Falayn Ferrell and Derek Robinson, Black Restaurant Week began with a one-city food experience in Houston. To date, the culinary experience has expanded to internationally with involvement from more than 670 minority businesses and professionals nationwide. Black Restaurant Week has highlighted culinary businesses across the nation including Houston, Los Angeles, Oakland, New York City, Chicago and Atlanta.
Black Restaurant Week registration is open to restaurants, food trucks, bakeries and caterers/chefs operating out of a commercial kitchen with delivery services available.
This year's corporate partners include Pepsi, Grubhub, Maker's Mark, Stella Artois, and Bacardi. For more information about Black Restaurant Week, its events and participating restaurants, visit BlackRestaurantWeeks.com .