Slutty Vegan Celebrates Two Year Anniversary With National Jingle Competition

The Plant Based Company Is Giving Artists From Around The World A Chance To Be Featured On A Song With A National Recording Artist

The Pinky Cole Foundation recently partnered with The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) by providing employment at Slutty Vegan to 30 juvenile offenders at the companies West End and Jonesboro locations. Through the DJJ’s F.R.E.S.H (Focusing Resources Effectively to Sustain Hope) Start Youth Initiative, Cole will provide paid training and ServSafe certifications for teens in the program along with an annual $10,000 scholarship for those who have earned a High School Diploma or G.E.D. to use toward college or technical school.

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ABC7/KABC-TV Los Angeles Teams Up with Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp to Donate 4,500 Impossible Patties to Southern California Food Banks

Donation Is Part of ABC7’s Feed SoCal Campaign That Aims to Help End Hunger

ABC7 Los Angeles, Southern California’s most-watched television station, teamed up with Colin Kaepernick and Know Your Rights Camp to aid in reducing food insecurities through food donations as part of ABC7’s Feed SoCal Campaign. The Know Your Rights Camp donated 4,500 frozen Impossible patties, a plant-based meat, to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank through its partnership with Impossible Foods.

The 112 cases of frozen plant-based patties were delivered to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, which will distribute the patties to three other food banks throughout Southern California. The majority of donated food is allocated to low-income families and individuals, with approximately one-quarter of the food being donated to children.

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New Series Of ‘NYCWFF at Home’ Returns With Live Virtual Cooking Classes From Chefs And Culinary Personalities

Viewers can spend an evening in the kitchen learning cooking tips and tricks from their favorite chefs

The Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (NYCWFF) announced today the return of NYCWFF at Home brought to you by Bank of America with a new all-star lineup featuring beloved chefs and culinary personalities from across the nation. The live virtual cooking and educational series is back by popular demand after its debut in early May. With interactive Q&As, the classes allow for open dialog and connection between fans, chefs and culinary talent while also giving viewers a taste of what’s in store for the 13th annual Festival beginning on October 8, 2020. NYCWFF at Home begins on August 4th and airs weekly every Tuesday and Thursday at 6PM EST at NYCWFF.org/ at Home.

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Rémy Martin And Chef Kwame Onwuachi Launch Summer Culinary Series: “Flavor by the Grill”

The Cognac House and Critically Acclaimed Chef Team Up to Combine their Crafts to Celebrate Excellence in Gastronomy

Today, Rémy Martin Cognac announces a year-long collaboration with globally recognized, award-winning, Chef Kwame Onwuachi as part of The House’s continued commitment to exceptional hospitality within the mixology and gastronomy space.

The partnership launches with a video series titled, “Flavor by the Grill” featuring classic, regionally inspired grilling dishes with a creative twist by Chef Kwame, paired with a signature Rémy Martin cocktail. Through curated content, Rémy Martin and the former Top Chef contestant collaborate to highlight the depth of flavors and versatility of cognac, specifically enjoying Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal and Rémy Martin VSOP in the summer months. The rich complexity and unique aromas of the Rémy Martin portfolio have established it as the preferred cognac by Chefs globally, making it the optimal choice for crafting bright, refreshing cocktails.

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Black-Owned Cognac Brand Returns With a New Look to Celebrate Black Excellence

After a highly successful launch that left shelves bare, Rivente’ Cognac has fully restocked with a more refined look, feel, and message. Their Juneteenth release was both intentional and symbolic as the brand encourages cognac lovers to have it “Your Way” while envisioning a “New American Dream.”

With its newest release, Rivente is paying homage to Black excellence while carving out its own identity within the spirit world with the sleek design and sophistication of its all-black bottle. While the updated design is a celebration of sorts, it’s also a resounding call-to-action.

Imprinted on each bottle is the hashtag #blackdollar, signifying the brand’s commitment to the African American community. With a portion of the proceeds donated to The Black Dollar Foundation, a non-profit founded by owner and CEO, Algen Albritten, Rivente’ is fostering an ownership mindset within the black community with initiatives such as coding camps for children and entrepreneurial scholarships for adults.

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‘No Passport Required’ Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Host WCNY’s Live Virtual Taste of Fame Fundraiser Oct. 16

WCNY, Central New York’s public broadcaster, announced its 6th annual Taste of Fame culinary fundraiser will feature Marcus Samuelsson, award-winning Chef, Restaurateur, Author, and Co-owner of Red Rooster Harlem. The annual event highlights award-winning chefs and celebrates their culinary personalities and careers. Due to coronavirus, Marcus will host the culinary journey and cooking experience live from New York City to home kitchens across the country on Zoom.

The live event begins at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT and features a 30-minute cocktail Q&A where Marcus will share his favorite cocktail recipe, a live cooking lesson, an ingredient box that feeds up to four people for $175 delivered to households by event and culinary partner, Tastings NYC, private Zoom rooms to eat with friends in other households, two-week access to the recorded cooking lesson, and the online silent auction.

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Grammy-Nominated Nappy Roots Creates Craft Beer Collaboration With Cherry Street Brewing

On My Way to GA is a microbrew that recognizes the band’s popular song

GRAMMY-nominated Nappy Roots and Cherry Street Brewing have partnered to produce “On My Way to GA” craft beer. The limited-edition Peach Summer IPA will be available on tap and in cans at both Cherry Street locations beginning Thursday, July 23. 

The 6.5 percent American IPA is generously hopped with Amarillo and Simcoe hop varieties and infused with lots of peaches. Derived from the band’s 2008 single, the beer’s name reflects the band’s appreciation for their adopted home state.

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AYO Foods Brings Authentic West-African Cuisine to US Grocers to Spice Up Frozen Foods Category

Black-Owned Business Fills Gap in Frozen Category – Offers Unique Cuisine and Bold Flavors that Shoppers are Increasingly Craving

Frozen meals just got a whole lot more joyful. AYO Foods, the authentic and delicious line of West-African inspired cuisine, has developed a partnership with Whole Foods and is now available at nearly 50 locations throughout Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. 

Founders Perteet & Fred Spencer have developed the brand from their family’s own recipes that have been shared across generations. The line offers nutrient-dense, flavor-infused frozen meals and presents the opportunity for grocers to attract new and existing customers – including the large West-African millennial population and growing number of ethnic explorers.

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