With a finger on the pulse of food industry trends, BLACK FOODIE is a versatile media platform
and creative agency exploring food and culture through digital content.
As the only verified food platform dedicated to Black food culture in North America, we reach over 2MM Millennial gourmands, home cooks, food bloggers, and entrepreneurs each year thanks to our knack for sharing authentic, engaging stories that connect with audiences that are largely underrepresented in the media.
Exploring Food & Culture Through A Black Lens
Created by Eden Hagos in 2015 as a website dedicated to highlighting Black restaurants and recipes, BLACK FOODIE has evolved to include media production, creative agency & consulting services, and a strong brand partnership portfolio that includes clients across North America including Guinness, Tillamook, Interac, and SkipTheDishes.
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BLACK FOODIE is operated by a small but mighty team with complementary skills.
Founder, Owner, & Creative Director
In 2015, Eden launched what has become one of the most influential food media platforms in North America after a particularly jarring experience while dining with friends. An East African foodie with a passion for exploring the diaspora, she is a celebrated host and food writer focused on changing the global conversation around Black food culture.
CEO & Editor-in-Chief
A multi-disciplinary producer with an eye for creative opportunities, Elle initially joined the brand in 2017 as a content-focused strategist and organizational wizard. Today, she works on the business of the business, helping to build BLACK FOODIE into a profitable, and flexible digital agency through partnerships that reflect the company's impact.
Managing Director, Partnerships
Born in Montreal and now living in Toronto, Kema originally joined BLACK FOODIE in 2016 to manage and recruit contributors. With a background in government and stakeholder relations, she is deeply drawn to the connections between food, culture, identity, and politics. She believes identity is shaped by and discovered through exploring food and culture, and loves that the brand takes this on as its mission.
What We're Working On
Working with partners to effect change in the food industry
In addition to developing content for various brand partnerships, right now we're also focused on developing our first TV show and working with partners to effect change in the food industry.
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