Join Miami-Dade Vice Chairman Oliver Gilbert, III, the Hungry Black Man, the Center for Black Innovation, and the City of Miami Beach for the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Food and Wine Festival which showcases the culinary skills and creations of some of the nation’s most celebrated black chefs and culinary artists. Attendees will have food encounters with chefs like Carla Hall, Marcus Samuelsson, Robert Butts, Christian Bell, Andrew Lloyd, Kris Kofi, Raheem Saley, Troy Tingling and Deborah VanTrece. They will bring their talents to Miami-Dade County to share delicious interpretations of soul food, American classics, signature entrees, and scrumptious vegan options.
Join hosts Naturi Naughton, Michael Rainey, Jr of the hit show Power and powerhouse celebrity chef Carla Hall for the foodie battle royale between Detroit and New Orleans. Chefs Max Hardy (Detroit) VS. Charles “PeeWee” Armstrong (New Orleans) face off in the ultimate chef and DJ battle. Experience the city foodie wars with Detroit and New Orleans, as they provide attendees a taste of their culinary and musical stylings delivered by a team of chefs and DJ’s. Attendees will be able to sample delicious food, wines, and spirits before voting for who’s city does it best. With help from the attendees, our panel of judges will select the People’s Choice Award to crown the Juneteenth Food and Wine Best Foodie City Award!
Featuring a Detroit Stage and NOLA Stage this event will also have The Hungry Black Man’s best food vendors from 6 years of eating at over 1,400 Black-owned restaurants across the United States! We have picked the best of the best. Join us at this soulful seaside foodie village comprised of African-American cuisine from all over the United States cooking up Creole, Cajun, Vegan, BBQ, Soul Food, and even Caribbean, and African foods from chefs, cooks, and bakers. Entry to this event is free. Food and drinks are available for purchase onsite.