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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

SoCalGas Launches Restaurant Recovery Program Donating $75,000 to Black-Owned Restaurants in Los Angeles County & Inland Empire

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the launch of the company’s Restaurant Recovery Program, which aims to assist Black-owned restaurants in both Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will be administered … Continue reading

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DISCOVER Commits $5 Million to Support Black-Owned Restaurants

Discover announced today a $5 million commitment to Black-owned restaurants. From now through Oct. 31, 2020, anyone can go to Discover’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to nominate their favorite Black-owned restaurant, and 200 nominees will be randomly selected to … Continue reading

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Greenlining Applauds Small Business Relief in California Budget

Assistance Marks “Ray of Sunshine in a Rough Year” Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) The new state budget about to be signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom provides important relief for hard-hit small businesses, The Greenlining … Continue reading

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xtraCHEF Introduces xtraCASH to Help Restaurants Improve Profits

The restaurant management software provider introduced the foodservice industry’s only free automated invoice processing and cost management solution to help restaurants earn extra cash xtraCHEF, a financial and operational restaurant management platform, today announced a new product called xtraCASH. The … Continue reading

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Diageo Announces $20 Million Community Fund to Support Social Justice in America, Helping Black Communities and Businesses Recover from COVID-19

– Global beverage leader announces “Diageo Community Fund” with $20 million of support for businesses, consumers and partners across the hospitality industry – Through targeted donations Diageo will help address the disproportionate social and economic impact of COVID-19 on Black … Continue reading

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