If you're a foodie, you will definitely want to join us for this event! With the launch of a new app, special perks for attendees will be on display, and there will be drink specials all night long! The first 90 minutes is a plentiful food tasting with drinks ($75), followed by a private dinner with the chefs ($250). You can pay ahead of time to either the food tasting or private dinner or both using this link: http://bit.ly/raisecommunity. Or you can RSVP on Eventbrite and pay on-site when you join us for a fun-filled "Taste of Ethical Eating." Founded initially after September 11th, 2001, ROC United has grown into a national organization with more than 30,000 restaurant worker members in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Los Angeles, Massachusetts, Chicago, Michigan, New Orleans, Pennsylvania, Seattle, and Washington, DC. ROCs mission is to improve wages and working conditions for the nations 14+ million restaurant workers.ROCs National High Road Restaurant Association, RAISE (Restaurants Advancing Industry Standards in Employment), is hosting their annual conference in DC from Feb. 11th to 13th. They will be bringing together hundreds of great chefs and restaurateurs who prioritize paying livable wages and providing great working conditions to their employees in DC and all over the country. Some of these great chefs and restaurateurs will be participating in this event on Feb. 12th and doing food demonstrations and tastings. All the proceeds from the event will go towards supporting ROCs programming: job training, legal support, and advocacy on behalf of low-wage restaurant workers.Please note: payment can be accepted ahead of time or on-site at the event.
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