Chat with V. Sheree Williams, The Global Food & Drink Initiative

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm

Rekaya Gibson, the owner of Food Temptress Cookbook Store, will have a conversation with V. Sheree Williams, the founder and executive director of The Global Food & Drink Initiative (GFDI), a multimedia nonprofit that connects and preserves the history and culture of the African diaspora through food, drink and travel. Dedicated to telling the stories of a global community of creators, influencers, food lovers and drink connoisseurs, GFDI picks up the torch from its flagship publication Cuisine Noir to expand the conversations, further amplify important voices and change narratives to uplift and include the diverse contributions of persons of African descent who are a part making the food, drink and travel industries what they are today.

Watch on the Food Temptress Cookbook Store's Facebook Page.

About V. Sheree Williams: As the publisher and editor of Cuisine Noir Magazine and now the executive director of GFDI, V. Sheree Williams has been a pioneer in bringing stories about the contributions of Blacks in food, drink and travel to the forefront for more than 11 years.

Her vision and leadership in pioneering conversations and stories in food media as a niche digital and print publication has amassed a loyal global readership as well the attention from industry leaders and organizations.

In her role as executive director, she will continue to build on years of hard and consistent work, invaluable connections and innovative ideas to create an organization with an impact felt around the world.

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Books: 
Flavors of Africa: Discover Authentic Family Recipes from All Over the Continent By Evi Aki Cover Image
By Evi Aki
$21.99
ISBN: 9781624146749
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Page Street Publishing - December 11th, 2018

Food for Life: Delicious & Healthy Comfort Food from My Table to Yours! By Laila Ali Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250131096
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Press - January 23rd, 2018

Green Smoothies for Life By JJ Smith Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781501100659
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - December 27th, 2016

My Modern Caribbean Kitchen: 70 Fresh Takes on Island Favorites By Julius Jackson Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781624145810
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Page Street Publishing - July 24th, 2018

Desserts LaBelle: Soulful Sweets to Sing About By Patti LaBelle Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781455543403
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Grand Central Life & Style - April 25th, 2017