Born in the Bronx to parents of Nigerian and Jamaican descent, Kwame Onwuachi has quickly made a name for himself in the culinary world. He’s the owner of the popular Washington D.C. restaurant Kith/Kin and the author of the James Beard Award finalist memoir, Notes From a Young Black Chef. Chef Kwame Onwuachi’s upcoming event, The Family Reunion, promises to be a fantastic culinary experience for foodies and fans of the celebrated chef alike. Here’s everything you need to know about the event.
When and Where
This year’s multi-day event will be held August 17-20 at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA. The event is a collaboration between Onwuachi and the food and culture platform Foodbeast, and it promises to be a one-of-a-kind experience. According to the event’s website, The Family Reunion is an immersive dining experience that will take guests on a journey through Onwuachi’s culinary heritage. The mission of the event is to nurture, develop, and celebrate diversity with the next generation of hospitality professionals. A portion of the event’s tickets will go toward its charity partner, Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign.
What to Expect
The event will feature live music, art installations, and of course, plenty of delicious food. Guests attending the event can expect an unforgettable experience filled with everything from rich panel discussions to topical cooking demonstrations, recreational activities, daily family meals, and evening parties to keep the good times going. Some of the industry’s best talents, including Nyesha Arrington, Mashama Bailey, Rodney Scott, Carla Hall, Gregory Gourdet, Tavel Bristol-Joseph, and Alexander Smalls, will also be a part of the event.
Get Your Tickets
If you want to be a part of it, head to The Family Reunion’s website for more information on how to get your tickets. With a full schedule of events that take place across the resort’s 340-acre property, this is one culinary experience you won’t want to miss.