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Campus Dining celebrates Black History Month with African-influenced food tour

Posted by on Thursday, January 26, 2023 in Uncategorized.

Vanderbilt Campus Dining is proud to help celebrate Black History Month, acknowledging the impact and history of Black members of our community, by taking students on a journey through African food culture throughout the entire month of February.

Partnering with Campus Dining Chef Lakendra Davis and Audrey Patterson, Rand Dining Center manager Karen Hollis has worked to develop a Black History Month Food Tour, taking students on a flavorful adventure of African-influenced dishes from Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States.

Beginning on Wednesday, February 1st, students will have the opportunity to sample dishes from North Africa, as our chefs serve up red tomato chicken stew, jollof rice, plantains, and more! North Africa week will be followed by Latin America week, beginning February 8th, Caribbean week, beginning February 15th, and African American week beginning February 22nd.

For the latest news and information about Campus Dining’s Black History Month events, be sure to subscribe to DiningNews text alerts (text ‘DiningNews’ to 55744 to sign up) and stay tuned to the @VandyCampusDining Instagram account.