Caribbean Cuisine Week Partners With Top Philadelphia Restaurants To Bring High School Athletes From the Caribbean To Penn Relays This April

Philadelphia, PA – March 4, 2015 – The Young Caribbean Professionals Network (YCPN) announced its 11th year of Caribbean Cuisine Week (CCW) www.caribbeancuisineweek.com , which will take place from April 8th-10th, 2015.   This year, CCW engages even more of Philadelphia’s finest restaurants with a fun-filled week of food, beverages and music for a good cause - assisting over 700 economically disadvantaged high school athletes participate at the Penn Relays.

The Penn Relays is the largest track and field meet in the United States and draws over 110,000 people to Philadelphia each Spring. CCW partners with restaurants throughout Center City and the greater Philadelphia region by encouraging the Chefs to prepare and serve Caribbean inspired dishes. The restaurants will donate 5% of all food proceeds from the three-day period to help bring the students to Philadelphia.

 

To ensure this is their best year yet, CCW strongly encourages restaurants to join in on this worthy cause. Restaurants currently participating include: Sabrina’s Café-4 locations, Cuba Libre, 4-Fathers, Aqua, Jamaican Jerk Hut, Reef, Ms. Tootsie’s, Noord, Karma, 48th Street Grille and Mixto.

 

CCW continues to grow every year. Rob DeAbreau’, owner of Sabrina’s Café, has been a huge supporter for 11 years:   “We are happy to support such a good cause that features the international flare of Philadelphia’s great chefs,” he said.

 

A kickoff event on Tuesday, April 7th, 2015, 6pm, will be held at the Pyramid Club, in which YCPN will present this year’s “International Entrepreneur of the Year Award” to Ron McKay, .

 

For more information please visit www.caribbeancuisineweek.com or call 215-625-7988.

 

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