Taste of Africa
Please join us on Saturday October 14th at the Teamsters Temple, 4701 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 (6-7pm VIP reception, 7-10pm general admission). The evening will include some familiar components of years’ past and feature some new and exciting activities to better connect you with our mission and life-changing work in Cameroon.
Here are some of the things we expect at this years Taste of Africa event:
- VIP reception from 6-7pm includes special drinks and African street food
- Authentic Cameroonian cuisine by the women of the Cameroon Community of Pittsburgh (see menu below!)
- Drinks and refreshments from local breweries
- Performances, including traditional Cameroonian dances
- Live painting by local artist
- Silent and live auction
- African music and performances
The evening promises to be an unforgettable opportunity to connect with interesting people, experience different cultures, and raise funds to support our sport for development programs in Cameroon, Africa. Buy your tickets in advance or consider making a tax-deductible donation if you cannot attend!
- VIP Tickets= $75
- General Admission Tickets = $55
- Children 8 – 18 = $25
- Children 7 and Under = FREE
Purchase Tickets or Make a Donation Here
Ndolé and Plantains: The national dish of Cameroon, Ndolé is a dish consisting of stewed nuts, ndoleh (bitter leaves indigenous to West Africa), and fish or beef, served with plantains
Suya: a spicy shish kebab popular in West Africa
Fufu Njama Njama: A Cameroonian staple, Fufu is a dough made from boiled and ground masa/maize, plantain and/or cassava, and is eaten with Njama Njama, a kind of vegetable sometimes called the garden huckleberry.
Cameroonian Jerk chicken
Jollof Rice: rice with tomatoes, onions, salt, and spices
Spicy meatballs: African Meatballs slowly simmered in a spicy tomato sauce
Koki corn: African corn tamales. Fresh corn is coarsely ground and mixed with spinach, palm oil then wrapped in banana leaves and steamed
Cornchaff: a corn and bean porridge enjoyed throughout West Africa
Pepper soup: a West African soup that is prepared using various meats, chili peppers and nutmeg as primary ingredients
Puff puff: a traditional African snack similar to a doughnut
You won’t want to miss this. You can only find this food in Pittsburgh on one evening… Sat. Oct 14th at Taste of Africa!