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About VSheree

V. Sheree Williams is the publisher of Cuisine Noir Magazine, the country's first digital and print culinary magazine that connects the African diaspora through food, drink and travel. For more, in-depth stories, visit www.cuisinenoirmag.com

Templeton Distillery Launches Entrepreneur’s Grant Program And 10 Year Reserve Rye Whiskey

Three Small Businesses to be Awarded $10,000 by Iowan Celebrities and Business Leaders Templeton Distillery is proud to announce the launch of the Templeton Distillery Entrepreneur’s Grant program, which will award three small businesses $10,000 each. The grants are designed to help … Continue reading

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Kroger Celebrates Small Business Week and Offers Retail Partnership Guidebook to Advance Supplier Inclusion

Retailer achieved $4.1 billion in diverse supplier spend in 2020 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced notable progress and new initiatives – including the launch of its Small Business Resource Guide – as part of its Framework for Action: Diversity, … Continue reading

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The $5,000-$50,000 Mobile Food Challenge: A Pitchfest for Food Trucks and Mobile Food Entrepreneurs

FoodTruckEmpire.com and Huntington Hill Ventures Announce National Business Pitch Competition Providing Financial Investment and Mentorship to Mobile Food Startups. To help innovative mobile food entrepreneurs realize their dreams, Portland-based investor Huntington Hill Ventures is in search of the next great food … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Association To Hold Fancy Food Show September 27-29, 2021

Modified Version of Summer Fancy Food Show Set for Javits Center, New York City The Specialty Food Association (SFA) has scheduled its sole in-person trade show for 2021. Set for September 27-29, it will be known as the Fancy Food Show … Continue reading

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Coalition Of Bay Area Restaurants And Wineries Files Lawsuit Against Governor Newsom For Harmful “Arbitrary And Irrational” Outdoor Dining Ban

The Wine Country Coalition for Safe Reopening fights to reopen safe outdoor service he Wine Country Coalition for Safe Reopening (the “Coalition”) announced today its filing of a lawsuit against Governor Gavin Newsom and California State Public Health Officer Tomás J. Aragón … Continue reading

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