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About VSheree

V. Sheree Williams is the publisher of Cuisine Noir Magazine, the country's first digital and print culinary magazine that connects the African diaspora through food, drink and travel. For more, in-depth stories, visit www.cuisinenoirmag.com

Greenlining Applauds Small Business Relief in California Budget

Assistance Marks “Ray of Sunshine in a Rough Year” Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) The new state budget about to be signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom provides important relief for hard-hit small businesses, The Greenlining … Continue reading

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xtraCHEF Introduces xtraCASH to Help Restaurants Improve Profits

The restaurant management software provider introduced the foodservice industry’s only free automated invoice processing and cost management solution to help restaurants earn extra cash xtraCHEF, a financial and operational restaurant management platform, today announced a new product called xtraCASH. The … Continue reading

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Diageo Announces $20 Million Community Fund to Support Social Justice in America, Helping Black Communities and Businesses Recover from COVID-19

– Global beverage leader announces “Diageo Community Fund” with $20 million of support for businesses, consumers and partners across the hospitality industry – Through targeted donations Diageo will help address the disproportionate social and economic impact of COVID-19 on Black … Continue reading

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Wines of South Africa USA Launches Industry Podcast and Virtual Tastings to Support Sommeliers

Wines of South Africa (WOSA) USA, the industry association that promotes the exports of South African wine, is proud to announce the launch of two initiatives aimed to offer continued education and awareness of South African wines, as well as … Continue reading

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Nakedwines.com launches $5M support fund for winemakers disrupted by COVID-19

Online wine retailer pledges to help winemakers affected by the closure of restaurants, tasting rooms and traditional retail stores Up to $5M will be made available to independent winemakers looking to sell their wines in nakedwines.com USA, UK and Australia … Continue reading

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National Restaurant Association Releases COVID-19-Specific Guidance for Operation Reopening

The National Restaurant Association today released new guidance for operation reopening which provides a basic summary of recommended practices that can be used to help mitigate exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The document is meant to be used in conjunction with instruction … Continue reading

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Honest Tea Founders Seth Goldman and Julie Farkas Launch Eat the Change® Impact Grants

Couple will donate $1 million over three years with focus on link between diet and climate. Social Entrepreneurs Seth Goldman and Julie Farkas announced today the launch of a new grants program, Eat the Change® Impact. They plan to donate $1 million ($335,000 per year) over … Continue reading

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Tyme Commerce Waives Account Fees for All of 2020, Launches Gift Card Program for Restaurants

Tyme announced that all fees will be waived for restaurants who register on its meal-ordering platform, allowing small businesses to quickly accept take-out orders. Restaurants are permitted to offer take-out and delivery during California’s state-wide stay-at-home order that went into … Continue reading

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