New York African Restaurant Week Festival Is Here, Come Enjoy The Best Of Africa In Harlem

Take a culinary trip from West to East, North to South – only a metro card required. The New York African Restaurant Week Festival will be a 1-day food, arts, community and culture extravaganza taking place at MIST Harlem on Saturday, October 12th, 2019.

The African Restaurant Week Festival line-up:

  • Restaurants/food vendors representing cuisines from all of Africa – North, South, East and West
  • Local/International/celebrity/Vegan chefs
  • Chef cooking demonstrations including vegan chefs
  • Live DJ performances, special music performances, and an Afrobeats day party

Follow us on Instagram
Participating Chefs and Restaurants by country

Chef Linda (Congo), Chef Zi from Taco Africana (South Africa/Zimbabwe), Chef Ali Pandey (Kenya), Sambuxa NYC (Sudan), Accra Restaurant (Ghana), 3 Guys with a Grill (Nigeria), Segun Odofa ( Nigeria), Suya Guy from Brooklyn Suya (Nigeria), Bunna Cafe (Ethiopia) Nadege Fleurimond (Haiti), Bryan Lindsay (Jamaica), Chef Chandra Lee, Chef Barbara Naadjie Ghana, Chef Rachel from Kelewele NYC (Ghana), Beauty Cookhouse (Nigeria), Africana Mobile Kitchen (Nigeria),


Win tickets on Instagram (Tell us your favorite African Dish)

Win tickets on Facebook (Tell us Your Favorite African Dish)

HOW DOES THE TICKETING WORK? Festival ticketing is designed to allow you discover more African and African-inspired dishes

$15 – General admission – Experience live performances from various parts of the continent, music by top DJs, cooking demos, photo booth pictures, sponsored giveaway competitions, and more

$25 – Experience all of the above and get 2 meal tastings

$40 – Experience all of the above and get 6 meal tastings

$50 – Experience all of the above and get 10 meal tastings

Each additional tasting costs $5

Regular menu prices are also available from each food vendor

WHAT IS THE AFRICAN RESTAURANT WEEK FESTIVAL 2019?

It is a 1-day festival on (Saturday, October 12 at Mist Harlem) where we bring various restaurants and chefs under one roof during the New York African Restaurant Week to showcase the best of African/African-inspired cuisine in a festive environment.

WHAT IS THE AFRICAN RESTAURANT WEEK (NYARW)?

From October 4 – 20, over 25 restaurants will provide prix fixe menus to diners at reduced prices. We also hold various events around the city including cooking classes, chef-hosted dinners and a food festival

NYARW is a celebration of African cuisine, restaurants, and chefs. It is an opportunity to go out and consciously support your local businesses. It’s a promotion of diverse voices in the global culinary movement – both celebrity and emerging, and a commitment to community development and social impact, and we’re inviting all of NYC to be a part of it.

Taste Of Africa USA is a community based organization that is dedicated to promoting the best of  African cuisine and culture. Our signature event  the very popular New York African Restaurant Week (NYARW) will be a landmark citywide urban festival event.

NY African Restaurant Week 2019 will include:

Over 20 events and memorable gastronomical experiences. A mega-food 2- day festival event on Saturday & Sunday, October  12 & 13, cooking classes/parties, chef-hosted dinners events and various experiences that showcase the intersection of food , art, culture, entrepreneurship, and social impact. During NYARW over 20 premier African restaurants offer discounted pre-fixe menus highlighting the best of African cuisine in New York.

NYARW is a celebration of African cuisine, restaurants, and chefs, it’s a promotion of diverse voices in the global culinary movement – both celebrity and emerging, it’s a commitment to community development and social impact, and we’re inviting all of NYC to be a part of that.

Beyond celebrating our cuisine and culture, many of our events raise funds for organizations dedicated to supporting change and development in various parts of the world.

Sat, Oct 12, 2019, 12:00 PM –

Sun, Oct 13, 2019, 7:00 PM EDT

Register here

MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10026

About Harlem World Magazine

Harlem World Magazine is a lifestyle and brand for anyone who has a Harlem state of mind, dedicated to news, history, the renaissance and stories that celebrate our lifestyle.

Leave a Reply


Get the best updates with the Harlem World Editor's Picks.