Uhuru Pies
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Company: Uhuru Pies
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Location: 14th Broadway Oakland Oakland, CA 94612
Project Details

Uhuru Foods & Pies is calling on volunteers to come to help us out at the Oakland's popular Art and Soul festival by participating in one of our two 300-square-foot outdoor kitchens where we will be preparing, grilling and selling our delicious African comfort food such as vegan jerk chicken, fried plantains, and sweet potato pie!

Here are the available shifts:

Saturday and Sunday, July 28th & 29th
Art & Soul in Downtown Oakland
prepping, cooking & selling African comfort food
9 am to 3 pm or 2 pm to 8:30 pm
Need a total of 10 volunteers each day

We are also looking for kitchen staff for the following shifts:
Saturday, July 14th, 9 am to 1 pm
Saturday, July 21st, 9 am to 1 pm
Friday, July 27th, 9 am to 4pm

We will be preparing our delicious sauces, cutting veggies, and be making our signature sweet potato pie!

Uhuru Foods & Pies is one of the economic institutions of Black Star Industries and it is about putting the means to grow, produce and distribute fresh food into the hands of African people. The vision of Uhuru Foods & Pies includes the goal for Africans to control their own land, farms, trucking, baking, cooking and distribution of food, none of which African people are currently able to carry out on a large scale inside the U.S., Africa or anywhere in the world today.

Check out this video to find out more about what we do: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FzI2WeIBd

We look forward to your participation in Uhuru Foods and Pies!

General requirements
  • Must be at least 13
  • 4 hour minimum
  • Willingness to learn.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Race & Ethnicity
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Cooking / Catering
Event Management
Food & Beverage Services
Event Planning / Management
Food Service