Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Culinary Conversations with Chef Tunde Wey: Food System Disparities

Chef Tunde Wey is a Nigerian born Chef who is using his love of food as a platform to shine a light on a multitude of racial injustices still prevalent in American culture. Join us at the Downtown Market as Chef Tunde Wey speaks about a variety of issues including racial inequality in the food industry, the impact of socioeconomics on the food industry, and the struggles he faced on his way to success.

EVENT SPONSORS: START GARDEN, GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, AND DOWNTOWN GRAND RAPIDS INC.

Small bites and refreshments will be provided. Two drink tickets included with registration. Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages available.

EVENT SCHEDULE:
5:00-5:30: Networking and small bites, drinks/refreshments
5:30-6:30: Chef Tunde Wey will begin his segment with an interview style conversation then move into a Q&A with the audience.
6:30-7:30: Networking

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