Black Restaurant Week highlight restaurants in Capital City


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) – Black Restaurant Week LLC is an annual, multi-city culinary movement celebrating the flavors of African, African-American and Caribbean cuisine nationwide.

Black Restaurant Week partners with black-owned restaurants, chefs, caterers, and food trucks to host a selection of culinary experiences aimed to expand awareness and increase support for black culinary professionals.

The organization was founded in 2016 by entrepreneurs Warren Luckett, Falayn Ferrell and Derek Robinson and has supported more than 1,000 restaurants.

Black Restaurant Week, LLC – Baton Rouge joins the No Crumb Left Behind campaign, with a nationwide tour and palate-pleasing showcase, beginning this Friday, October 8th until  Sunday, October 17th.

“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. “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.”

Chef Schonberg’s Sweets, Odom’s Kitchen and Bullfish Bar & Grill are some of the restaurants participating in the Baton Rouge area.

You can find more information on Black Restaurant Week’s website.

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