Kulture restaurant reopens downtown to welcome Kulture: Black Chef Table, a series highlighting the work of African-American chefs.
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A new meal series featuring black chefs using ingredients from black-owned fishermen, ranchers, farmers and food suppliers will launch in November at Kulture restaurant in downtown at 701 Avenida de las Americas.
The series, called Kulture: a black chef’s table, is a project by Houston restaurateur Marcus Davis (The Breakfast Klub) and chef Keisha Griggs (Bocage Catering). In June, the partners announced Black Chef Table as a multi-course dining experience featuring chefs identifying themselves as indigenous blacks and people of color intended to present “gastronomic artists” through meals that highlight foods. , the flavors and techniques of the African diaspora.
Black Chef Table announced the first five events:
Tickets for several of the dinners are now available for purchase at blackcheftable.com. Only two are currently available for purchase (Michelle Wallace, $ 125 per person and Shawn Osbey, $ 95 per person), but the site will be updated as more events are published.
“Kulture: A Black Chef Table is dedicated to supporting the diverse culinary landscape and the vast spirit, wine, beer makers and black-owned food suppliers by providing a space to cultivate, incubate and promote talent,” said Griggs, the curator of the event. . “This will be an opportunity for the gastronomic artists of BIPOC to showcase their talents and illustrate their culinary perspective on the national platform.”
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