Mission Statement The primary mission of America’s Soul Food Museum is to build on the 400-year legacy of our ancestors by enabling its members to become fully functional in all areas of culinary arts and hospitality, to research, collect, preserve, protect, package, demonstrate and/or disseminate the rich cultural heritage and pride found in ethnic cuisine.
Soul Food Museum Vision
- To open phase two of America’s Soul Food Museum in Atlanta, Georgia.
- To continue our Southern Heritage food Expo.
- To research and continue to record over 400 years of African-American contributions to America, the Caribbean, and the world.
- To provide membership predominately to African-Americans engaged to culinary arts, hospitality, and allied industries.
- To annually recognize contributions to the association and industry by its members and supporters.
Soul Food Museum Goals
- To advocate for economic development and stability of restaurants and related businesses associated with the hospitality industry and culinary arts.
- To recognize and salute tomorrow’s unique chefs today and identify positive role models and leaders for today’s youth.
- To help members increase their earning potential via education, training and apprenticeship certification.
- To interview and talk directly with Black business superstars and winning entrepreneurs who have mastered the business of culinary arts and hospitality. Interviews will be conducted using the media, including publication, radio, TV, newspaper and the internet.
- We should look at the past, present, and the future and ask: How can we promote the development and utilization of our discoveries in culinary arts and hospitality to enhance the future for the world.