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A Taste of NYC: Fancy Food Fellows


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New York City has always been the global gateway for immigration.

From the shores of Ellis Island to the halls of JFK Airport, the multi-ethnic, cross-cultural fabric of the City has never been more apparent than through the city's varied cuisine.

Across neighborhoods like Greenpoint, Park Hill, Morrisania, Jackson Heights, and East Harlem - whether it’s selling empanadas on the corner or baking homemade goods - entrepreneurs in these diverse communities have brought us delicious treats and added brilliant new flavors to New York City’s melting pot.

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Fancy Food Fellowship 

As part of the City’s effort to strengthen the connections between the immigrant and business community, NYCEDC has partnered with the Specialty Food Association to offer “A Taste of NYC: Fancy Food Fellowship.”

Four New York City immigrant food and beverage manufacturing entrepreneurs will receive the opportunity to showcase their products in city-sponsored booths at the 2015 Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City, taking place June 28-30, 2015 at the Jacob Javits Center.

The three-day Fancy Food Show is the largest foodie tradeshow in the nation. In addition to the opportunity to connect with 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries and regions, winners will receive a one-year exclusive membership to the Specialty Food Association (SFA), which will provide access to programs and services that help guide, support, and grow their businesses. Specialty Food Association members also have access to a network of passionate peers, industry experts, and thought leaders on the leading edge of food and beverage trends.

The Taste of NYC: Fancy Food Fellowship is designed to promote local entrepreneurship and manufacturing growth in NYC’s immigrant communities by increasing access to new markets, networks, and resources. We encourage immigrant-owned or founded businesses to apply!

Applications are due Friday, February 27, 2015. For more details, visit the SFA website and apply here



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