Helping culinary businesses thrive in marginalized communities
We support business growth for BIPOC-owned culinary businesses. Our goal is to impact over 50 restaurants nationwide each year.
We’re excited to establish a fund valued at $15,000 for any culinary development support for your business.
2021 Cohort member: Bushwick Grind and 67 Orange Street (l-r) | Credit:
We are excited for our 2021 Cohort! Meet a few of the recipients. Click here to learn more about them.
How to Support Us
Help connect businesses around the nation with access to funds, experts, and countless other business-related resources.
Join the Movement
Join the Restaurant Business Development Program, an accelerator program for business support and on-hand training.
Become a Consultant
We need your support, advocacy, and expertise to prepare our program winners for the culinary industry. Nominate someone, or apply today!
Building economic sustainability for the BIPOC culinary community
2021 Cohort member: Caribbean Feast | Credit:
Building sustainable businesses
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