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Guinee's Independence Day Celebration at African Restaurant Week Festival

African Food Search (UK £)

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 2017-09-19 14:09
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 13:30
Industry City
220 36th Street

Get free entry - if you RSVP by Tuesday Sep 26

COME ENJOY A TASTE OF AFRICA - Only a metro card required. 

One lucky festival goer will win an all-expenses-paid luxury stay and safari for TWO to Ghana!

Free bottles of Nando's hot sauce and Bruce Cost Ginger Ale for every festival attendee

*VIP Package includes: exclusive VIP section with unlimited meal tastings from celebrity chefs and unlimited wine tastings24 tickets for beer/food/wine tastings on Factory Floor, Sommelier presentations by Pair Winefront row view to luxury fashion pop-up shop and gallery experience curated by ONYCHEKgoodie bags with Nando's hot sauce, Bruce Cost Ginger Ale, and Belle Bar beauty products*

The festival line-up:
+ Over 25 restaurants/food vendors representing cuisines from all of Africa - North, South, East and West
+ Local/International/celebrity/emerging chefs
+ Wine, beer, and liquor tasting booths, chef demos, and goodie bag giveaways
+ Live DJ performances, special music performance by Gabzy, and an Afrobeats day party
+ Over 30 participating exhibitors and vendors across fashion, beauty, art culture, including a pop-up shop and gallery walkthrough experience with luxury fashion from Africa curated by ONYCHEK
+ Special "Kids Zone" with popcorn, gummy kabobs, cotton candy, Italian ice, photobooth, and a braid station

Join us on a culinary journey across Africa with 5,000+ foodies and festival goers, a "GastroAfrique Odyssey." 

All this taking place at one of Brooklyn’s most iconic venues looking over the Brooklyn waterfront – Industry City
Getting to Industry City: 1 stop from Atlantic Ave-Barclays, 3 stops from Union Square, 2 stops from Canal St

You could be the lucky winner of an all-expenses-paid luxury 3 day/2 night stay and safari trip to Ghana's Zaina Lodge and Mole National Park, courtesy of Immersion Journeys

(Last updated 09/05)

Food and Beverage highlights ("Central Station") 
Madiba RestaurantQueen of Sheba RestaurantBuka RestaurantJoloff RestaurantLe SoukTambour OriginalMidunu Chocolates, Pepper Bush Cookshop Liberian Street Food, Bed-Nos WineThe Seasoned Pot, Paradis des Gouts - Authentic Tastes of Africa, Tokunbo's Kitchen, PEMBA SPICE Co, Kombit Bar & Restaurant, Karen NYC South African Food, Delicious African OrchardsNafi's CondimentsChut-UpPair WineNando's Peri Peri SauceBruce Cost Ginger AleChef Bongo courtyard cooking demo, Chef Serge courtyard cooking demo, Chef Nadine cooking demo, Chef Imoteda cooking demo, and more!

VIP Area Tastings ("James Beard Chefs and Friends")
Chef Selassie Atadika
Chef Victor Bongo
Chef Serge Pambo
Chef Nadine Nelson
Chef Charmain Sithappah
Chef Shorne Benjamin
Sacred Chef Bryan

Day Party in the Courtyards highlights ("The Afrobeats and Dancehall/Soca Experience")
DJ Buka
DJ Ob1
DJ Hard Hittin Harry
- and special live music performance by Gabzy

Fashion, Beauty, Art, Culture highlights ("Market Ave")
- Pop-up shop and gallery walkthrough experience with luxury fashion from Africa curated by ONYCHEK
Belle BarRuby Sampson, Ites International, Iron Maroon BoutiqueHarlem's Heaven Hats, Shemanenyc, BlackflyNepus CraftsSanjules Unique Art CreationsMsia ClarkSOMA FashionElan by UriGlobal DecorsShangani Fashion, Yassin Joof, Birthright Africa, and more!

To learn more about our chefs, restaurants, and other 2017 experiences, visit NYARW.COM or email us at 

**Support our 2017 beneficiaries - 10% of ticket sales to benefit City Harvest and Vocal New York**

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