FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cancellation of the Dinner En BLK Event at The Ellison Hotel
[Oklahoma City, OK, November 16, 2023] – It is with sincere regret that we must announce the cancellation of the much-anticipated Dinner En BLK – All Black Attire Dining Affair, previously scheduled to be held at The Ellison Hotel. This decision, made by The Ellison Hotel’s ownership this morning in a very brief meeting, was unexpected and came without a collaborative effort to ensure the event’s success.
We understand the disappointment this may cause, especially considering the success of Dinner En BLK in November 2022 at The Ellison Hotel, soley attributed to the marketing expertise of OKC Black Eats and its supporters. The event’s popularity last year was a testament to our community’s enthusiasm for such gatherings.
The recent internal staff changes at The Ellison Hotel have led to challenges in communication, adversely affecting our ability to execute Dinner En BLK to our standards. Our commitment to providing an exemplary dining experience remains steadfast, and we believe our guests deserve nothing less, regardless of the venue.
In light of this development, we assure all our guests that a full refund will be processed through OpenTable, an account managed by The Ellison Hotel. We are dedicated to maintaining transparency and convenience for our valued patrons during this process.
OKC Black Eats remains committed to partnering with organizations that share our vision of creating memorable experiences that foster community connections and interactivity.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our supporters and participants who have been integral to the success of Dinner En BLK. Your enthusiasm and engagement are the driving forces behind our endeavors, and we look forward to continuing to bring unique and engaging concepts to our community.
For further information regarding your refund, please contact The Ellison Hotel at 405-463-0055.
Thank you for your understanding and continued support.
OKC Black Eats
WHAT WE ARE DOING!
DINNER EN BLK
November 24, 2023
Milo Restaurant - The Ellison Hotel
May 11, 2024
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 2023 will showcase exceptional exhibits and performances from representatives of diverse nationalities.
WHAT WE ALREADY DID
February 1 - 28, 2023
OKC METRO AREA
DINNER EN BLK
Friday, November 25, 2022
MILO RESTAURANT @ THE ELLISON HOTEL
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
Sat, October 8, 2022
Scissortail Park - Downtown OKC