Over 50 Kansas City eateries are ready for Black Restaurant Week

Kansas City, Mo. – Dozens of Black-owned businesses in the Kansas City area are participating in Midwest Black Restaurant Week.

Organized by Black Restaurant Week LLC, the 10-day event kicks off Friday and continues through September 11 in several major cities throughout the region.

Kansas City favorites like Gates Bar-BQ, KC Daiquiri Shop, Blue Nile Cafe, Ruby Jean’s Juicery and more are participating. You can find a A complete list of over 50 participating restaurants in the Kansas City area is here.

Black Rumah Makan Sunday was developed to shine in minority-owned businesses and celebrate the taste of African American, African and Caribbean cuisine.

The organization said last year across the US restaurant week produced an average of 15% increase in sales. Local restaurants are definitely hoping to see more business and awareness.

This year’s theme is “More Than Just a Week” as Black Restaurant Week organizers say hundreds of thousands of restaurants and bars face an uncertain future due to lost revenue and mounting debt over the past two years.

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