Nando’s Gives Away Free Chicken on Sunday, July 18 at All US Locations

Bring Canned Goods to Nando’s Sunday to honor Mandela Day, and enjoy some PERi-PERi chicken on the house

This Sunday,Nando’s PERi-PERi will honor its South African roots by celebrating Mandela Day and remembering South African leader and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela. To commemorate Mandela’s 67-year-long fight for social justice, Nando’s will be devoting 67 minutes to giving away free meals to customers who bring a donation to local food banks. 

The event will run from noon to 1:07 PM local time at all Nando’s US locations (that’s Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, and the Chicago area) on Sunday, July 18th. By bringing a non-perishable food item, customers will receive a free flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken leg or breast, prepared at the spice level of their choosing. Donations will go to United Way NCA in the Washington metropolitan area and Inspiration Kitchens in Chicago. 

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MOFAD Presents: Exclusive MOFAD Trips with Culinary Backstreets

Join the Museum of Food and Drink for a series of exclusive guided tours highlighting the culinary culture of cities and regions across the world in collaboration with Culinary Backstreets in 2022.

MOFAD trips will feature the best local bites and sips, stylish accommodations in boutique hotels alongside activities and professionally guided tours, including: agricultural visits, hands-on demonstrations and workshops, unusual religious sites and museums, hidden historic sites, scenic hikes, market tours, home-cooked meals, and exploring local food and drink businesses.

Brooklyn, NY – This week the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) announced immersive MOFAD trips in collaboration with the world-renowned culinary tour guide company, Culinary Backstreets, for 2022. The exclusive trips will include accommodations, meals and drinks, activities, and professionally guided tours with a focus on culinary history and culture. Each tour will accommodate 6 to 12 people and follow COVID-19 safety guidelines, read Culinary Backstreet’s statement on safety and responsible travel. These trips are exclusive to the MOFAD community. 

Upcoming MOFAD Trips 

Mexico City 

February 17-22, 2022

On this six-day excursion in and around Mexico City, we’ll experience moments of the city’s layered identity: a side-street snack of tacos al pastor and a hidden Diego Rivera mural. We’ll also head out of town to experience a heady Aztec brew, a Colonial-era mole recipe, and the unique, pre-Hispanic floating farms still in use today. This tour will focus on food and the people who make it, but in our periphery will be history, art, architecture, landscape, agriculture, street life, and popular culture.

Find the itinerary, additional info, and pricing here.

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What’s New In The Bahamas In July

Summertime in The Bahamas is in full swing, and adventure is heating up across the 16 unique island destinations with much easier ways for travelers to arrive and explore ashore. A healing getaway is only a stone’s throw away with plenty of deals and must-visit experiences to enjoy.

Baha Mar Welcomes Marcus Samuelsson’s Newest Restaurant – Six-time James Beard Award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson will debut his new restaurant, Baha Mar Fish + Chop House, at Baha Mar on July 12, sourcing the freshest local ingredients and Bahamian seafood, complete with a vibrant dining room and rooftop cocktail bar.

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Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Launches Enhanced Online Career Center to Help Meet Demands of Culinary Industry’s Hiring Challenges

Employer Partners Looking to Hire Trained, Credentialed Staff Now Have Exclusive Access to 12,000 Students and Alumni Seeking Culinary Careers

 Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, a leading accredited provider of online and campus-based culinary training and education, today announced the launch of their ramped-up Escoffier Connect™ Platform with the addition of a new real-time talent matching tool designed to connect employer partners with 12,000+ Escoffier students and alumni. This new online Career Center gives Escoffier direct access to 10,000 current positions including industry-insider externships and career opportunities and is designed to match a candidate’s level of training and credentials with employers seeking to hire skilled staff for long-term culinary careers.

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Carone Estate Winery-Distillery for Sale

Family-run Carone spearhead Quebec’s reputation producing internationally renowned red wines and launching the province’s pinot noir wines.

Just over 20 years ago, Anthony Carone left a program management position at an international technology company in Montreal to continue his parent’s farming operations full-time. His then finance and now wife, Sarah, an agency marketing director, joined the family initiative and helped build the CARONE brand of wines and spirits to the level of international recognition.

The Lanoraie property was built up from abandoned land purchased in the early 1980s and now features 5 hectares of grapes including the province’s first commercially planted Pinot Noir and Cabernet Severyni varieties, alongside modern American hybrid vines like Marquette and Frontenac. In addition to growing the vineyard plantation, a state-of-the-art production facility (expanded three times) was built to house custom-designed winery-distillery equipment to ensure premium products.

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