Serving the Black Experience Writers Series

By NYC Hospitality Alliance

With the support of DoorDash, the NYC Hospitality Alliance presents Serving the Black Experience Writers Series.

In this series, black food writers share the stories of black restaurant and nightlife  professionals with the mission of presenting their accomplishments, the adversity they’ve faced, and their personal experiences to educate, inspire and help foster a more equitable hospitality industry.  

NOVEMBER - Sylvia's Restaurant

Tren’ness Woods Black: Stepping into a Legacy of Hospitality

By Korsha Wilson


DECEMBER - 67 Orange Street

Karl Franz Williams: My Turn

By Petra E. Lewis


JANUARY - Neir’s Tavern

Loycent Gordon On Giving From The Heart

By Korsha Wilson

FEBRUARY - Safari Restaurant
By Petra E. Lewis
MARCH - Nneji
By Vonnie Williams
APRIL - Thomas Downing
By: Daniel Levinson Wilk, Professor of American History at SUNY-Fashion Institute of Technology

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