Houston Black Restaurant Week
Houston Black Restaurant Week Serves A Third Year of Cultural Flavor
Culinary series celebrates the flavors of African-American, African, and Caribbean cuisine
Houston, TX - Houston Black Restaurant Week (HOUBRW) returns for its third annual series of tasty festivities, celebrating the flavors of African-American, African, and Caribbean cuisines,
April 16 - 29, 2018. For two weeks, foodies and local influencers will satisfy their culinary cravings
for food, fun and culture, through HOUBRW’s signature event line-up and restaurant menu specials.
In additional to its staple showcase of new and well-known restaurants, HOUBRW is known for its
exciting lineup of hot-ticket events including:
Aroma: Restaurant - Women in Culinary | Tuesday, April 17, 2018
A professional development event presented by Greater Houston Black Chamber, and Fade
Media. A panel of leading women in the culinary industry share their knowledge on entering the
industry and managing a successful operation.
Nosh: Culinary Showcase | Thursday, April 19, 2018
An evening of culinary excitement and live demonstrations featuring an All-Star lineup: Chefs Shakti
Baum, Tiffani Janelle, and Vicky V; tastings and competitions featuring Houston's top Caterers and
Executive Chefs, presented by Verizon, and in partnership with Buffalo Soldiers Museum.
Power Of The Palate: Bartender Competition | Thursday, April 19, 2018
Houston's top Black Bartenders create craft cocktails with the freshest ingredients from local farms,
while attendees indulge in their delicious creations. This year, HOUBRW combined the excitement of
Nosh with this popular competition sponsored by Martell, for an even tastier and thirst-quenching
Art of Flavor: Exclusive Pop-up Dinner | Tuesday, April 24, 2018
An exclusive pop-up dinner in a private location featuring acclaimed Chef Mark Holley; wine pairings with
Ntsiki Biyela, South Africa's first black female wine maker; entertainment; and an exceptional guest list
-- sponsored by Sharespace, Branwar Wines and the Gite Gallery.
Soundbites: Food Truck Fest | Saturday, April 28, 2018
HOUBRW's festival highlighting a delicious assortment of black food truck owners, family fun and live
music sponsored by Coca-Cola. Soundbites has added more to the mix in its second year with a
marketplace presented by the Greater Houston Black Chamber.
As an extension to HOUBRW’s commitment to the agricultural community, HOUBRW has
partnered with F.A.R.M.S. (Family. Agriculture. Resource. Management. Services.), a national nonprofit
organization, supporting family farmers through education and retail market expansion,
while relieving hunger in the farmer's community. HOUBRW seeks to increase the awareness, support and patronization of black restaurants chefsand caterers throughout the Greater Houston area.
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