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Here’s what’s planned for 1st Augusta Black Restaurant Week

Augusta Black Restaurant Week
Augusta Black Restaurant Week(WRDW)
Published: Jul. 12, 2021 at 4:46 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 12, 2021 at 4:48 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The inaugural Augusta Black Restaurant Week will celebrate and support African American-owned restaurants and eateries and the role they play in socioeconomic progress.

All Greater Augusta restaurants were severely impacted by COVID-19, but many Black-owned businesses were overlooked in relief funding initiatives, said organizers of the special observation scheduled for July 20-25.

Participating restaurants will craft their offers separately, whether a menu item, or a discount, or an unexpected selfie photobomb.

Guests who tag selfies with #augustarestaurantweek are eligible to win an exclusive package from host partners Growing Augusta: Arts, Agriculture, & Agency; Urban Pro Weekly; and Pop-Up Augusta!

Guests are encouraged to experience these businesses well beyond this special promotion. Restaurant owners wishing to participate should visit http://augustarestaurantweek.com or email urbanproweekly@gmail.com. All restaurants are in Augusta-Richmond County unless otherwise indicated.

Participating restaurants include:

  • Alexander’s Great BBQ
  • The Brunch House of Augusta
  • Big Mama’s Soul Food
  • Broad Street Bullies
  • The Buttercup Bake Shop (Columbia County)
  • Café 209
  • Chef Redd BBQ
  • Deshawn’s Seafood (Aiken)
  • HolyShakes
  • Humanitree House
  • Jackie M’s and Son
  • Jamaica Hut
  • Maryland Fried Chicken
  • Sweet Savour Desserts

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