CASTELLO® Cheese Challenges Food Truck Entrepreneurs to ‘Hype The Havarti’ for a Chance to Win $20,000

Top ten creative food truck recipe submissions featuring CASTELLO® Creamy Havarti Cheese will go head-to-head for the Grand Prize

CASTELLO®, the makers of irresistibly creamy and authentically Danish Havarti cheese, is giving food truck owners the opportunity to bring home some serious “cheese” with the first-ever “Hype the Havarti Food Truck Challenge!” Now through June 4, Castello is inviting food truck owners from across the country to submit their most creative and crave-worthy recipes featuring Castello Creamy Havarti cheese at for a chance to be selected as one of ten finalists.

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The Exclusive Blacklist Weekend Returns in 3-Day celebration of African-Americans in Wine, Food and Spirits

Returning since the pandemic shut down the country in 2020 is the popular Exclusive Blacklist Weekend celebrating African-Americans in wine, food and spirits June 16 -18.

Over the 3-day weekend, The Vine Wine Club will host three events with their own little nuance, all featuring Black-owned brands, chef-prepared cuisine and live music. Each day, the beverages change but the style, elegance and fun remain.

Enjoy all of the events with our Blacklist Pass which also features 3-bottles of wine to take home that will not be a part of the tastings but are Black-owned brands or select which days you wish to come.

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What Are the Most Popular Condiments in the US?

Nothing hits the spot quite like some ketchup over a bed of fries. For those wondering what the most popular condiments in the US are, this list should help.

Condiments are a little bit of extra flavor that enhances the taste of a meal. Playing the role of enhancer comes with its own set of opportunities to change up how someone enjoys a dish. If you have ever been curious about what the most popular condiments in the US are, this list provides a brief insight into the most well-known options.


Ketchup is addictive with its sweet and tangy flavor profile. Vinegar, sugar, and tomatoes play a huge part in this sauce’s slightly tart taste. This is among the most well-known condiments put in a variety of foods ranging from burgers, hotdogs, fries, and chicken tenders. Some ketchup lovers take it a step further and add it to their macaroni and cheese or omelets.

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Married Couple, HBCU Grads Celebrate One Year of Supporting Black and Women Entrepreneurs in the Food Retail Industry

The mission to uplift minority-owned businesses continues into 2022.

Allen and Subriana Pierce, the founders of the Navigator Lighthouse Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Orange County, California that supports minority and women entrepreneurs in the food retail industry, are celebrating the one year anniversary of their foundation. Both are HBCU graduates. Allen graduated from North Carolina Central, and Subriana graduated from Spelman.

In the past year, their foundation has welcomed over two dozen minority and women-owned brands into their first cohort of members. Over 18 organizations were there to support and engage with the foundation’s educational opportunities by co-hosting a series of webinars alongside the Subriana and Allen. As 2022 begins, NielsenIQ, D4DT, Meeschell, One Venture Group, and ECRM are continuing their involvement as partners of the Navigator Lighthouse Foundation. The entrepreneurs also heard from retailers such as Shoprite, Costco, and Albertsons.

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Camillus House Unveils Cooking Program From FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Kitchen Featuring Miami’s Top Chefs

Some of South Florida’s most popular chefs are stepping up to a new challenge – to teach families how to create delicious dishes for under $20 that the chefs would serve in their own restaurants. The Camillus House CHEF Challenge Program, which stands for Cooking Healthy Easy Food, aims to teach under-resourced families how to a cook an affordable meal with fresh and healthy ingredients.

Each month, a well-known chef from the Miami area will teach Camillus families, who are living in permanent supportive housing, how to prepare a nutritious and tasty meal to feed a family of up to four within a limited budget. Each family receives a meal kit complete with all the ingredients they need to join the chef’s virtual class and get live, step-by-step instructions.

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