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POC Food & Wine Festival is a celebration of the global majority in food, wine, music, and culture.

PRESENTED BY

WHAT TO EXPECT

FOOD

DJs, MUSIC, ART

WINE & DRINKS

CULTURE

OUR GOALS

CREATE

a community-minded, welcoming  space for everyone to learn about, explore, and enjoy fine wine, foods, and hospitality.

CELEBRATE

people of color in the food, wine, arts & entertainment industry and the innovation and diversity that already exists.

CONNECT

leaders, creatives, entrepreneurs, and artists with multicultural communities to inspire new, innovative, creative collaborations.

POC Food & Wine Festival presented by Make it Mariko, is the newest food & wine festival to hit the scene. After 7 years of successful festival production, strategic economic development, and community outreach through UNDISCOVERED SF Filipino Creative Market, Make it Mariko is excited to be producing their own food festival concept focused on diversifying the food & beverage industry and uplifting local creatives & entrepreneurs of color. 

Over the past 7 years, in partnership with key nonprofits like Kultivate Labs, Make it Mariko has helped bring over $1 million in economic development activity to SOMA Pilipinas Filipino Cultural Heritage District directly into the pockets of small businesses, entrepreneurs, and performing artists.

We’re now excited about bringing the same magic to the food & beverage events space through our new festival, POC Food & Wine.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

May 2-5, 2024 // San Francisco + Berkeley, CA

THU MAY 2nd

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
6-9PM

Opening Family Meal

Join us as we launch our Festival with our signature Family Meal Experience – this year highlighting the Palestinian Family Meal with Chef Reem Assil of Reems California

Limited to 60 ppl

FRI MAY 3rd

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
6-9PM

Sip & Scratch Opening Reception

Our featured Industry Opening Night Reception honoring all things wine & DJ culture, featuring world-famous DJ Shortkut & Lok, as well as Chef tastings, beverages, music, and an intimate industry conversations.

SAT MAY 4th

BERKELEY, CA
1PM-5PM

The Main Dish

Our featured Festival tasting experience including curated food & wine pairings through our signature “Palette Pass” experience of paired food, wine, and Zero Proof drinks, Art & Retail Vendors, DJs, Live Music, Immersive Photo opps, and more!

5-7PM

R&B Soul Lounge

Come relax in our R&B Soul Lounge hosted by the folks at Cuffin All Things R&B Party. Continue to meet and connect with festival folks, shop from our curated retail market, get caffeinated with our Coffee Crew, and vibe out before the Afterparty.

5:30-6:30PM

CBD Wine & Sound Bath

Join us for a one-of-a-kind wellness & healing happy hour experience featuring delicious CBD wine & CBD bites sponsored by Malaya Botanicals + an immersive sound bath experience with the ladies of Astralogik.

7-10PM

Brown is Beautiful Afterparty

A fashion-forward good ol’ fashioned house party. Come in your Saturday night best. Featuring DJ Umami, RJ Kool Raul, GTC Band, a curated fashion show, our featured Caterer’s Showcase, cocktails, and wine.

#BrownisBeautiful
#BlackisBeautiful

SUN MAY 5th

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
6-9PM

Closing Family Meal

We close with Family Meal. Because IYKYK (if you know you know). 

We’ll close out the weekend with the chillest vibes possible – Cannabis Family Meal with the ever so talented and humble, Big Bad Wolf. Cannabis optional.

Limited to 60 ppl max

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FESTIVAL GUESTS

FEATURED CHEFS & CATERERS

HAEJIN CHUN

BIG BAD WOLF SF

TU DAVID FU

TOP CHEF SEASON 15

REEM ASSIL

REEM’S CALIFORNIA

NELSON GERMAN

SOBRE MESA / TOP CHEF SEASON 18

TIANA GEE

SOULPHIL

DAVID YOSHIMURA

NISEI

AZIKIWEE ANDERSON

RIZE UP BAKERY

MONIQUE FEYBESSE

TARTS DE FEYBESSE / TOP CHEF SEASON 19

MARCELLE & CHRIS YANG

PIGLET & CO

MESTIZA SF
ADELINE YU

BISTRO CHUB CHUB

SINCERE

TACOS SINCERO

AUDREY TANG

BATIK & BAKER

CAFE COLUCCI

JESS ANTHONY & DANIEL ADERAW YESHIWAS

PLEASURE PRINCIPLE SUPPER CLUB
PINX CATERING
VIRGO SUPPER CLUB

FEATURED BEVERAGE BRANDS

KACE

TEA

DUNCAN PEAK VINEYARDS

WINE

DOKKAEBIER

BEER

INDIGENE CELLARS

WINE

KAREEN WINE

WINE

LAUGHING GEMS WINE

WINE

MADE MARVLUS

WINE

OLD HILLSIDE BOURBON

SPIRIT

RED PEARL SPIRITS

WINE

RUBY BLANCA

WINE

black girl magic
BLACK GIRL MAGIC (MCBRIDE SISTERS)

WINE

TERAH WINE CO

WINE

BAWI

ZERO PROOF

FREE RANGE FLOWER WINERY

WINE

NARRA

ZERO PROOF

SANZO

ZERO PROOF

CALEXO

ZERO PROOF

FEATURED CREATIVES & PERFORMERS

GINA MARIKO ROSALES

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

DJ SHORTKUT

TRIPLE THREAT DJS

DJ LÖK
DJ UMAMI

SF GIANTS / WARRIORS

DJ LADY RYAN

SOUL LOVELY / KALW

THE GTC BAND

PERFORMER

DJ KINGMOST

LOVE SUPREME

ASTRALOGIK

PERFORMER

RJ KOOL RAUL

DJ

FRANBOOGIE

Host

RETAIL VENDORS & ACTIVITIES

FORMOSA CHOCOLATE

BONBONS

MALAYA BOTANICALS

CBD

TARTS DE FEYBESSE

PATISSERIE

SEISUKE KNIFE / CHEF TU SPICES

COOKWARE & SPICES

SAY YA! PHOTOBOOTH
BABA’S HOUSE

ASIAN SNACKS & GOODIES

VENUE // Ciel Creative Space, Berkeley

SPACE TO BE HUMAN.

Ciel Creative Space in Berkeley, CA is 50,000 square feet of magnificent creative space studios available for photo, film, and event productions in the fashion, art, music, and tech industries.

learn more about ciel

SPONSORED BY

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

IN-KIND SPONSORS

Calexo
Malaya Botanicals
Royal Hawaiian Seafood
Say Ya! Photobooth

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