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6th Annual Black Food & Wine Experience - June 12-

6th Annual Black Food & Wine Experience® Food, Wine, Cocktails, Music & Culture.

By Chef Mimi

When and where


San Francisco Ferry Building (And other locations) 1 Ferry Building San Francisco, CA 94111

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 7 days 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket


Created by Chef Mimi, The Black Food & Wine Experience is an annual mission-driven week long event bridging food, beverage, education, health, and Black culture. Our mission is to provide a space where Black Food Culture can be explored by all.

The Afro-Caribbean Experience - June 13 (5 & 8 p.m.) Lita's Restaurant & Bar Nourish your soul and appetite as we welcome Juneteenth with Sabor Caribe, an extraordinary epicurean adventure honoring the African influence in Caribbean culture. Two seatings are available at 5 and 8p.m., respectively. Plus a Carribean dance celebration inbetween two seating, starting at 7pm.

Black Wall Street Dinner - June 14 (7-10 p.m.) Wachira Wine & Tasting Room. Guests will join Chef Mimi and Chef Lamont of Montperi Catering, Founders Chris and Chad of Wachira wine and Treasury estates wine, the vault collection for an intimate, candlelit, soulful, tastemakers dinner to celebrate diversity and the legacy of San Francisco and Oakland's Black Wall Street. Attire: Wear all Black

Food & Beverage Industry Summit - June 15 (5-8 p.m.) 1955 Broadway in Oakland Join The Black Food & Wine Experience for the 2nd annual industry summit aimed at supporting BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) Food & Beverage entrepreneurs to create the next generation of hospitality leaders through professional development. Limited tickets are available. The Summit will be led by Colleen Vincent, vice president of community for the James Beard Foundation. In addition to opportunities for community building and recruitment, this industry-focused event will feature educational panel discussions addressing topics ranging from access to entry and funding, business resources, and navigating the food and beverage industry.

The Grand Tasting - June 17, 2023 - 7-11 p.m. - San Francisco Ferry Building Sample the food, wine and cocktails of the African Diaspora at The Black Food & Wine Experience's Grand Tasting in the famed San Francisco Ferry Building. Celebrate Black culture and excellence with your fellow foodies while tasting from celebrated and rising chefs and restaurants and winemakers and spirit purveyors. The event will feature limited availability wines, barrel samples and culinary concepts with incomparable flavor not to mention live entertainment and activations. . Dress to Impress in your finest Dresses, Suits and Sneakers. Be bold and express yourself! Attire: Dress to Impress and be EXTRA. Dresses, Suits & Sneaker, Come to slay with all-black, African attire or vibrant bold colors. Comfortable footwear is strongly encouraged.

Post Event-June 17th, 2023 - Invite Only, 11pm-1am Private Location

Brunch Celebration- June 18th Invite only:Private location- Featuring Veuve Clicquot- Sponsored by: Moet & Hennessy

Attire: Dress to Impress and be EXTRA. Dresses, Suits & Sneaker, Come to slay with all-black, African attire or vibrant bold colors. Comfortable footwear is strongly encouraged.

Advance tickets for all events are strongly encouraged some tickets to the grand tasting will be available at the door, but not guaranteed. No VIP tickets or events will be available at the door.

Must be 21 or older to attend. ID required.


Frequently asked questions

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About the organizer

Organized by
Chef Mimi

Chef Mimi owner of Chef Mimi Inc is a thought leader in the food and hospitality industry who provide diversity and inclusion through events, catering and content.