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WHAT WE ARE DOING!

4th Annual food truck friday

Food Truck Friday is an annual event hosted by Crowe & Dunlevy, aimed at supporting Black-owned food and beverage businesses.
 
It’s a gathering that highlights the rich diversity of our community through food, music, and togetherness. Here’s what you can look forward to:
 
– Amazing Food: Enjoy a variety of mouth-watering dishes from some of the best Black-owned food trucks in OKC.
– Live Music: Groove to live performances from local artists, adding a festive vibe to the day.
– Community Spirit: Meet new people, engage with local businesses, and learn more about the Bigger Than Food Foundation. 

As you mingle with fellow real estate investors and developers, you’ll have the opportunity to engage into discussions about our community’s future. The development preview will offer a sneak peek into our visionary plans, highlighting key projects, investment opportunities, and potential partnerships. 

 

Additionally, guests will gain valuable tourism insights into the growth trajectory of our community and the pivotal role they can play in shaping its landscape. 

 

WHAT WE ALREADY DID

FOODIE FEST

May 11, 2024

Bicentennial Park
Downtown Oklahoma City

Foodie Fest is a celebration of culinary multiculturalism and diversity happening on May 11, 2024  in Oklahoma City, OK. Foodie Fest promotes cultural understanding and is dedicated to cultivating an atmosphere to share cultural heritage with individuals from around the State of Oklahoma. Foodie Fest will showcase exceptional exhibits and performances from representatives of diverse nationalities.

Restaurant bingo presented by okc thunder

February 1 - 29, 2024

OKC METRO AREA

OKC Black Restaurant Bingo (#RestaurantBingo) is back with more foodie options. We’ve added a 2nd bingo card to support more Black-owned restaurants.

Beginning February 1st – 29th, foodies participating in the game complete a bingo pattern to win prizes (a line with five numbers in a diagonal, horizontal, vertical row, or BlackOut).
Each restaurant bingo card contains foodie squares and 1 freebie square situated on a 4 by 4 grid. The 1st 1,000 bingo’ers to dine at a participating restaurant will win 2 free Thunder tickets.  

first taste: coffee tasting seminar

January 5, 2024

Coffee Slingers Coffee Roasters

Join us for a unique experience at the “First Taste” coffee tasting seminar hosted by Coffee Slingers Coffee Roasters. Immerse yourself in the rich aromas and diverse flavors of expertly roasted coffee. Our event is set to take place in the heart of Automobile Alley at 1015 N. Broadway Ave, Oklahoma City, OK, starting at 2:00 PM CST.
With an intimate setting limited to just 20 coffee enthusiasts, this seminar offers a personalized journey through the world of coffee. Your participation is not only about savoring great coffee but also contributing to a noble cause. We ask for a $5 donation to register, which goes directly to the Bigger Than Food Foundation, supporting initiatives that matter.
Ensure you don’t miss out on this curated coffee discovery by securing your seat in advance at www.okcblackeats.com/coffee .
Remember, spaces are limited, and your seat is more than just a reservation—it’s a step towards making a difference. We can’t wait to share this first taste with you!

Restaurant bingo

February 1 - 28, 2023

OKC METRO AREA

OKC Black Restaurant Bingo (#RestaurantBingo) is back with more foodie options. 
Beginning February 1st – 28th, foodies participating in the game complete a bingo pattern to win prizes (a line with five numbers in a diagonal, horizontal, vertical row, or BlackOut).
Each restaurant bingo card contains foodie squares and 1 freebie square situated on a 4 by 4 grid. 

DINNER EN BLK

Friday, November 25, 2022

MILO RESTAURANT @ THE ELLISON HOTEL

Dinner En BLK is an alluring dining event at Milo Restaurant at The Ellison Hotel. A chic and memorable dinner experience to support the local community on BLK Friday.
In addition to a flavorful adventure, guest will be immersed into the architecture of The 1930s with business networking opportunities while supporting the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma (RFBO).
Curating the preset menu are Chef Joshua Valentine, Top Chef Seattle Finalist, and Sous Chef Saikou Sanneh.
Over the course of the evening, guest will experience a 5 course, Southern themed dinner packed with indigenous flavors supported by local farmers in Oklahoma.

Course 1: Black Eyed Pea + Rice Fritter w/ Shito Hot Sauce

Course 2: Sweet Potato Bisque + Apple Chutney

Course 3: Grilled Catfish + Pepper Stew w/ Jollof Rice

Course 4: Buttermilk Fried Quail + Spicy Honey Gastrique w/ Grits + Collard Greens

Course 5: Chess Pie + Hennessey Whipped Cream

Suggested attire is All Black. 🙂 Reservations are encouraged.
ABOUT RFBO:
Since 1980, the Regional Food Bank has lead the fight against hunger in central and western Oklahoma. We will remain on the front lines, along with our community-based partners, to provide nutritious food and resources for Oklahomans facing hunger.

Foodie Fest

Sat, October 8, 2022

Scissortail Park - Downtown OKC

Foodie Fest, in partnership with Scissortail Park, showcases culinary talents of Culinarians of Color throughout Oklahoma City Metro.
OKC Black Eats is choosing to be intentionally inclusive to Indigenous, Latino, and Asian culinary communities.
OKC is becoming a foodie destination and Culinarians of Color deserve an inclusive platform to showcase talents and attract customers.