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A Taste of Africa USA

Taste Of Africa USA is a community based organization that is dedicated to promoting the best of  African cuisine and culture. Our signature event  the very popular New York African Restaurant Week (NYARW) will be a landmark citywide urban festival event.


Over 20 events and memorable gastronomical experiences. A mega-food festival event on Saturday, October 13, cooking classes/parties, chef-hosted dinners events and various experiences that showcase the intersection of food , art, culture, entrepreneurship, and social impact. During NYARW over 20 premier African restaurants offer discounted pre-fixe menus highlighting the best of African cuisine in New York. 


NYARW is a celebration of African cuisine, restaurants, and chefs, it’s a promotion of diverse voices in the global culinary movement – both celebrity and emerging, it’s a commitment to community development and social impact, and we’re inviting all of NYC to be a part of that.


Beyond celebrating our cuisine and culture, many of our events raise funds for organizations dedicated to supporting change and development in various parts of the world. Organizations we have worked with include All for Africa, The Kukindiho Foundation, Children's Cancer & Blood Foundation, The Southern Sudan Initiatives, The Kenya Education Fund and more.

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