MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis area Black restaurant owners are getting ready for the 7th annual Memphis Black Restaurant Week.
28 restaurants are taking part in the annual event, which runs March 6 through 12 this year. Nine of those restaurants opened in 2021.
Here are the participating restaurants:
FABULOUS FLAVORS & FRIENDS
MANHATTAN SPORTS BAR & LOUNGE
SUGA MAMA SNOBALLS
“MBRW brings an opportunity for a much-needed focus on supporting black-owned businesses. We realize in order to generate long-term impact, it is critical to foster wide-scale, intentional support of these businesses year-round. Our office remains committed to supporting our locally-owned businesses and look forward to the impact of this week-long observance.” Marvell Mitchell, Director of the City of Memphis Office of Business Diversity & Compliance.
Featured restaurants include The Four Way, Plant Based Heat, The Genre, Eggxactly Breakfast & Deli, Curry N Jerk and Ball Hoggerz BBQ.
Davis said over the past six years, 89 restaurants have been featured, bringing in a total of $2,000,000 during the weekly sales. He said 275 jobs were created.
Learn more about Memphis Black Restaurant Week HERE.