It looks like there is another summer event series to add to your to-do list with the 2022 Black Restaurant Week returning for its 5th year and I hope you have your appetite ready because there are a lot more options this year.

Presented by the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals, a non-profit group dedicated to supporting community, diversity, and entrepreneurship in Western New York; this year's Black Restaurant Week is featuring some of the best Black-owned restaurants Restaurants, Food Trucks, and Catering Services in Western New York. ~Festivities begin on Sunday, June 12, 2022, and run through Sunday, June 19, 2022.

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This year the YPs have also expanded the number of vendors to also include Juiceries, Bakeries, Coffee and Confectionery Shops, Meal Prep Services, and more.

The variety of options will ensure that there is something for everyone to partake in this year.

This year's Black Restaurant Week features more than 50 different eateries. Some of the fan favorites include Doctor Bird’s Rasta-Rant, Freddy J’s BBQ, Ike & BG’s Rib House, Luxor Steak & Lobster, Solo Eats, The Groove Lounge, and more. You can find a complete list of the locations participating in this year's Black Restaurant Week on the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals website here.

If you are a Black-owned culinary entity and want to be included in this years Black Restaurant Week, if may not be too late; you can click here to find the registration requirements.

For more information, feel free to contact the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals right here on their website, or you can email them here.

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