Wednesday, February 25, 2015

This year, sf|noir’s popular event—The Shrimp & Grits Taste-Off is teaming up with Impact Hub Oakland’s acclaimed speaker series—Grits & Greens—to bring you Shrimp, Grits & Greens. Grits & Greens typically focuses on issues at the intersection of food, art and technology. Shrimp, Grits & Greens will bring the best of these two events together for a lively and delicious evening at one of Oakland’s prime venues for inspired dialogue.

The evening will be hosted by Ashara Ekundayo, co-founder of Impact Hub Oakland and Founder of Grits & Greens which was launched in 2012 at Miss Ollie's in Oakland. Ashara has hosted at nationally attended events such as SXSW, as well as locally-focused gatherings like the SF Green Festival and Eat Real Fest in Oakland. Come and enjoy an animated discussion with our esteemed panel and sample Shrimp & Grits dishes from premier chefs representing some of the best in the Bay Area.

Featuring Shrimp & Grits from Chefs/Restaurants:

Chef Sarah Kirnon - Miss Ollie's

Chef Robert Sapirman - Picán

Chef Lala Harrison - Flora Restaurant & Bar

and Greens by:

Chef Michele Mabry Wilson - Gussie's Southern Table


Nani Steele and Steven Day - The Cook and Her Farmer

Ashara Ekundayo, Co-Founder, Impact Hub Oakland and Founder, Grits & Greens


Featuring Speakers:


Shakirah Simley - Canner, Educator, Advocate, Gastronome, Entrepreneur


Yvonne Fly Onakeme Etaghene - Performance Activist, Poet, Dancer, Writer

Kimberly Bryant

Kimberly Bryant - Founder, Black Girls Code

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Impact Hub Oakland