Shreveport-Bossier Black Restaurant Week Promotes Local Business
EFFORT TO STIMULATE LOCAL ECONOMY- The Shreveport-Bossier African American Chamber of Commerce has organized a special event focusing on local Black restauranteurs and promoting their cuisine. Shreveport-Bossier’s Black Restaurant Week kicked off yesterday and according to Brittany Dunn – Chairwoman of the Shreveport-Bossier African American Chamber, the goal is to help stimulate local business.
"We still have a lot of African-American minority businesses, especially restaurants that are still struggling due to Covid-19 and we really want to make an economic impact in their businesses this week," Dunn said."
More than twenty Black restaurants and food trucks are participating. Some are familiar but there are a number who are new to the local food scene. Shreveport-Bossier Black Restaurant Week will run through Saturday October 23rd, and if you’d like to learn which restaurants are participating you can go : ShreveportBlackRestaurantWeek.com.
Many restuarants will offer a $10 lunch special and $20 dinner special.
Shreveport-Bossier Black Restaurant Week hopes to stimulate the local restaurant economy among minority-owned businesses.
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