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Hampton, Virginia’s 2021 Black Kitchen Initiative grantees Got Fish Seafood serve signature dishes not found anywhere else.

Got Fish Seafood


Got Fish? started off as a food truck that drove through seven cities located around Hampton, VA. It's said that people would keep a sharp eye out for the stints in their city to get signature dishes that couldn't be found anywhere else. Looking to thank the community that stood with them so faithfully, they recently opened their first brick-and-mortar restaurant in Hampton.

For vegan and vegan-curious diners, Senses Vegan Comfort Food in Norfolk, VA, is a 2021 Black Kitchen Initiative grantee.

Senses Vegan Comfort Food


Made for the vegan and vegan curious, Senses takes pride in preparing the tastiest, you'd-never-know-it-was-vegan vegan food in Tennessee. They opened their first brick and mortar restaurant in 2018, and have been changing the faee of plant-based ever since.

2021 BKI grantee Mercantile in Fredericksburg, VA, serves up the kind of southern flavor food that makes memories.

Mercantile (Crump and Black Inc)


Mercantile, from executive chef, Joe Crump, is deeply rooted in southern flavors. Their mission is to "cook the kinds of foods that make up the threads of our best memories."

Staffing agency Elite Culinary Staffing based in Norfolk, VA, is a 2021 Black Kitchen Initiative grant recipient.

Elite Culinary Staffing


This Norfolk-based staffing agency offers recruiting services, consulting, and training with the goal of assisting culinary professionals with hiring and maintaining a list of qualified staffers for various events.