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EDINBURG, Texas – On Saturday, June 19th, 2021 the City of Edinburg would like to invite participants and attendees to an African (Motherland) Food Cook-off Competition that is part of the greater Juneteenth Jubilee Celebration!
For attendees, this event is scheduled to occur from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the City of Edinburg Courtyard, located at 415 W. University Dr.
For those hoping to participate in the cook-off, you must highlight a black culture, including but not limited to Nigerian, Ghanaian, Gambian and Caribbean. Some of the expectations for participants include: providing free taste samples for an anticipated 300 guests and having sample sizes be of 2 oz soufflé cups or comparable. Provided are a tent, tablecloth, two chairs and a source for electrical power.
Those looking to participate in the cook-off will need to register by June 15th, 2021. Participants will be obligated to get a no-cost temporary food establishment permit.
Winners will receive a trophy, a cooler filled with H-E-B goodies and merchandise! And of course bragging rights of winning the 2021 African Food Cook-off Competition!
This is another great event brought to you by the Library & Cultural Arts Department and the Juneteenth Jubilee Committee of Edinburg. For more information, contact the City’s Library & Cultural Arts Department at 956-383-6246 or visit the City’s Cultural Arts website at https://www.edinburgarts.com/cookoff.