Food lovers and music enthusiasts have a new date to add to their calendar.
Broccoli City, Live Nation Urban and The James Beard Foundation have announced the debut of Food & Grooves.
The boutique food, music and culture experience created by the minds behind Broccoli City, will feature local restaurant showcases, interactive cooking demonstrations, wine, beer & spirits tastings, intimate panel discussions, book signings.
“Broccoli City Weekend has been a staple in the community for the last seven years; bringing together thousands of millennials, chart-topping performers, corporate sponsors and non-profit partners looking to have a great time while making a difference in their community.” – Brandon McEachern, Co- Founder of Broccoli City Festival.
There will also be a live recording of the Questlove Supreme podcast featuring a discussion between QuestLove and James Beard Award Winning Author Chef Kwame Onuwachi (Kith & Kin).
Rounding out the program will be sounds by Teedra Moses, Tank and the Bangas, Black Alley Band, DJ Domo, DJ Jhasonic and a special presentation of R&B Only by Jabari and Dauche.
“In order to continue growing with our fans we’ve partnered with Live Nation Urban to develop a series of live, boutique experiences that are culturally relevant and cut through the noise of the entertainment industry. With Food & Grooves in particular, our goal is to highlight the talents of diverse, underrepresented chefs, mixologists and purveyors of the culinary industry who are not only fueling future generations through food but those who are also utilizing their craft to move the culture forward.”
Acclaimed national chefs and panelists participating in “Food Talks” curated by The James Beard Foundation include: JJ Johnson, Therese Nelson, David Thomas, Darryl Perkins and many others.
Premier restaurants and brands from the region being showcased at Food & Grooves include: &Pizza, Crab Boss, Family and Food Over Everything, Fast & Saucy, Gelahto, Gorsha, HomeMaid, Ida B’s Table, LuvPlates, Maketto, NuVegan, Philly Fry Wing, Ruby Scoops and many more.
Food & Grooves takes place on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Union Market in Washington, DC.
Tickets are on sale now at www.FoodandGrooves.com.