A Juneteenth celebration
Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of the last enslaved people in the US in 1865. This is a deeply important event for many Black people and an important moment in American history. Join Pinterest and The Creative Collective NYC for Juneteenth Traditions, a celebration of Juneteenth through the lens of Black Creators, highlighting their stories, recipes and a range of culinary content. Get inspired by a series of live sessions and Idea Pins to discover personal perspectives and traditions on Juneteenth and how to celebrate with delicious food and drinks.
Chef, restaurateur and serial entrepreneur, Sicily Sierra celebrates her family’s storied heritage through her cooking. After opening multiple restaurants, she continues to serve in the name of community, liberation, joy and nostalgia from her kitchen.
Former NFL player and advertising producer turned culinary entrepreneur, Derrell Smith began his food career after winning a meatball competition in 2016, leading him to found 99EATS. Paying homage to his own grandmother through food, Derrell has made it his mission to connect people through culinary experiences.
Alexandra “Ally” Hill’s love for food runs in the family. Her passion for cooking comes from her mother, who instilled the importance of sharing a meal with the family every night. Ally shares a piece of her heritage with her followers with family-inspired recipes cooked from the heart.
Meiko Temple’s life-long love affair with cooking began when she was just 6 years old, sharing meals with her family and learning culinary secrets from her great-grandmother. Her flavor-packed interpretations of classic comfort favorites are surprising and leave us hungry for more.
The brains behind While Entertaining—an annual publication focused on celebrating how the Black community influences how we eat, gather and live—Amber Mayfield is a creative event host. She brings her new perspectives, fresh flavors and thoughtful anecdotes to the dinner table.
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Lani Halliday is a Brooklyn-based food artist, baker, mom, founder and owner of Brutus Bakeshop, a gluten-free cake and pastry company. Lani’s work, much like her own story, is all about trial and error—learning from mistakes, leading with love and baking for yourself.
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Whether she's dominating Billboard charts or developing the menu for a pop-up restaurant, singer-songwriter and chef Kelis creates from the heart. Her musical and culinary chops both make vibrant statements that match her bold soul. While her songs are certified jams, her dishes are eye-catching and full of flavor—a savory sensation for tastebuds all around.