If you had seen me in the 20-person lineup at Temescal Brewing’s Masskrugstemmen competition, you would’ve thought I had no chance. How wrong you would’ve been.
The collaboration between chef Selasie Dotse and Brundo Spice Company came from a shared goal of creating more opportunities for Black and African chefs in upscale dining.
The family of founder Dorothy Turner Everrett is in the middle of a year’s worth of celebrations and events commemorating the East Bay restaurant, including a museum exhibit running through Sept. 24.
The organizers of this annual event said they were motivated to start it because of what they saw as a lack of attention and opportunities for Black and brown chefs in the Bay Area