We Did That: Black Entrepreneurship in Food & Hospitality

Presented by The Re-Seasoning Coalition and Foodpreneur Lab.

Back by popular demand for a second year, this intimate panel aims to help Black business owners (including CPG developers, restaurant owners, food influencers, and caterers) understand the secrets of successful entrepreneurship and how to thrive in the foodservice and hospitality industry despite the systemic barriers that abound. This engaging and honest conversation will serve as an opportunity for Black and racialized entrepreneurs to get advice from industry peers in a safe space. Allies and accomplices are welcome.


  • Elle Asiedu, Executive Director, The Re-Seasoning Coalition


  • Amanda Hamer, Chef, Caterer & Food entrepreneur, Edible Bliss
  • Kenesha Lewis, Head Taste Tester, One More Cocoa Gourmet Chocolates
  • Chanée Dowdie, Owner & Creative Innovator, Honey Soul Food
  • Date : 08 Apr 2024
  • Time : 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm (America/Toronto)
  • Venue : 100 Princes' Blvd #1, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3
  • Venue : StudioEx