Press Release – Pop-Up Restaurant

Dishes from around the world will be served when a new pop-up restaurant opens its doors in Walsall.

Aspiring cooks who shared their culinary skills at Walsall community project Mend-It at special cultural cooking sessions, are now inviting paying customers to dinner.

The project is running three temporary restaurant nights at Green Lane Baptist Church to give enterprising participants a chance to shine.

This Friday (20) the first pop-up restaurant will serve up a Nigerian feast along with entertainment. To book places visit the website https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mend-it-pop-up-restaurant-tickets-44308687477?aff=es2

The cost is £6 per person.

Kayon Blake, of Mend-It, said: “Following the success of Cultural Cooking – a regular event sponsored by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Active Citizens Fund,  which uses the proceeds of crime to make communities safer and cohesive, we are excited and delighted to invite you to come and experience a cultural explosion of food and entertainment.

“Three of our fantastic home cooks featured at Cultural Cooking have decided to launch start their own catering business with the support Mend-It, GLBC and local businesses.

“It is a fantastic opportunity for us to support local people within our community to showcase their talents in food and music. Everyone is welcome.”

All meals are priced at £ 6.00. Please do reserve your place early to help us plan accordingly. Come experience deliciously authentic cuisine, culture, food, lmusic and entertainment from a different culture each month.”

Non-alcoholic drinks, homemade cakes, tea and coffee will be available on sale. There is also free parking.

The restaurant will be open from 5pm to 8.30pm on Friday, May 18 for Indian and vegan food and on June 15 Caribbean food will be served.