Caribbean Cuisine Week will Feed Visitors for NFL Draft and Penn Relays

From April 25th – 28th, The Young Caribbean Professionals Network (YPCN) is hosting its 13th year of Caribbean Cuisine Week (CCW). This year, CCW is highlighting some of Philadelphia’s finest restaurants with a week of food and drink, and in the process awarding scholarships to students at local universities and aid over 700 economically disadvantaged high school athletes to participate in the Penn Relays as well.

At 123 years old, the Penn Relays is the largest track and field meet in the United States and draws over 115,000 people to Philadelphia. CCW partners with restaurants throughout Center City and the greater Philadelphia region and encourages Chefs to prepare and serve Caribbean dishes, and in the end the restaurants will donate 3% of all food proceeds to help the students. 

The 13 restaurants currently participating include all 5 Sabrina’s Café locations, Cuba Libre, Flambo, Fine Palate, Karma, Killamandjaro, Ibis Lounge,Youma Ba African Cuisine, and 48th Street Grille.  

The opening event was held at Estia Restaurant on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm, in which the YCPN presented awards to Yocasta Lora of AARP, Carl Lewis of 48th Street Grille, Julio Urgarte of MIXTO, and the “International Entrepreneur of the Year” Award to Zabeth Teelucksingh of Global Philadelphia.

For more information please visit www.caribbeancuisineweek.comor call 267-266-1612.