Author Archives: Margo Gabriel

About Margo Gabriel

Margo is a freelance writer, photographer, music lover, churro aficionado and all-around life enthusiast behind Margo’s Creative Life. She loves a good gin and tonic, hold the cranberry juice. Follow her jaunts around the world on Instagram @margoscreativelife.

BTB Showcase: Benita Johnson, The Vine Wine Club

Benita Johnson founded The Vine Wine Club in 2014. Johnson’s The Vine Wine Club is a subscription-based company that offers wine, education and lifestyle events to its members. In 2005, Johnson became the first Black woman-owned wine shop in Richmond, … Continue reading

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BTB Showcase: Celeste Croxton-Tate, Lyndigo Spice®

Celeste Croxton-Tate is CEO and founder of Lyndigo Spice, an artisanal small-batch line of chutneys, relishes, fruit spreads and spice blends launched in 2014. Her brand is low-sodium, sugar, vegan, gluten-free and packed with fresh ingredients. Croxton-Tate, a native of … Continue reading

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Rouxbe Partners with Bay Area Community College Consortium to Provide Online Culinary Curriculum for Students

The Culinary Arts package from Rouxbe will provide supplementary tools to students embarking on their culinary education this fall. Rouxbe, the world’s leading online culinary school, announced today a partnership with the Bay Area Community College Consortium (BACCC), a group … Continue reading

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BTB Showcase: Chef Rock Harper, RockSolid Creative Food Group, LLC

The art of relationship building is crucial in this current climate where so many are suffering job losses amidst the pandemic. This soft skill is what has led chef Rahman “Rock” Harper to an incredibly successful culinary career. The San … Continue reading

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Iota Phi Lambda Sorority Commits $7k In Grants To Small Businesses Owned By African American Women

Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc, in partnership with the Lola M. Parker Foundation is committed to empowering youth and women to achieve financial independence through entrepreneurship and business education. Small businesses owned by African American women are being adversely affected … Continue reading

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Les Dames d’Escoffier International Establishes the LDEI Relief Fund

Les Dames d’Escoffier (LDEI) has a newly established LDEI Relief Fund, created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on women in the culinary industry. The LDEI Relief Fund will provide funding to established 501(c)(3)’s, non-governmental agencies (NGO’S) and … Continue reading

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