Taste of Black Upstate will showcase local cuisine

Post date: Jul 12, 2014 12:04:09 PM

4th Annual Upstate Black Expo Shines the spotlight on local Chefs, Caterers and Restaurants

Greenville, South Carolina - Black Pages USA will usher in the 4th Annual Upstate Black Expo weekend by shining the spotlight on some of the area’s best chefs, caterers and restaurants with The Taste of Black Upstate, 7:30 pm Friday, August 1, 2014 at the TD Stage and Wyche Pavilion at the Peace Center.“Food is an integral part of all our lives and there are several minority chefs and caterers in the Upstate that deserve more exposure “according to Jeannie Jackson, VP of Marketing at Thomas Media Group, which produces Black Expo and the New SC Black Pages. After a successful event in Spartanburg in 2013, The Taste will return to Greenville this year. The much anticipated event will be held along the beautiful Reedy River at the TD Stage and Wyche Pavilion at the Peace Center of Performing Arts. Attendees will enjoy signature dishes from over 25 chefs, caterers and restaurants, while mingling with local business leaders and Black Expo sponsors. The festive occasion will also feature musical performances including DA Ravenell from Charleston, SC and other local entertainment.

Black Expo has enjoyed a successful partnership with the Greenville chapter of Jack and Jill of America to fashion the Taste to serve as a fundraiser for local charities. This year, the event will benefit SHARE Community Action Partnership, whose primary mission is to help the community become more responsive to the needs and aspirations of the poor by mobilizing all available resources toward the goal of human advancement plus assisting low-income citizens break the cycle of poverty so they can become self-sufficient.Advanced Tickets for “A Taste of Black Upstate” are $45.00 and can be purchased at tobu3.eventbrite.com. For more information about The Taste of Black Upstate or the 4th Annual Upstate Black Expo visit the company website at BlackExpoSouth.Com.