For Us, By Us

Adá is a marketplace & community for global Black food culture

We help Black private chefs, culinary creators, and food & beverage entrepreneurs grow their brands.

Grow with Adá

In today’s world, private chefs have options. No longer is restaurant life the sole professional path. Through social media and marketplaces like ours, culinary entrepreneurs can expand their brands and build businesses that serve them.

Through our platform, Black private chefs and culinary creators can sell virtual and in-person experiences – like cooking classes, mixology lessons, and dinner parties – to companies for inclusive team-building celebrations.

Our Mission

To create spaces where Black food entrepreneurs thrive

Why Join Adá

Diversify your Revenues

We connect you with corporate clients both near & far through in-person & virtual experiences

Grow your Audience

We create content around you that helps you promote your experiences & grow your audience

Learn from your Peers

You’ll join our community of talented food entrepreneurs to share knowledge, tips & tricks

What We Look For





What We Look For





Our Process

Sign Up

Click below to sign up as a host, create a profile and submit your listings 


We will review your listings and follow up with questions


Once approved, your listings will be published and available for booking!

Community Events for Black Chefs

Join us for an upcoming community event, or subscribe for access to past recordings.

Past Events

chef webinar on brand partnerships

In today’s highly competitive landscape, building a food business is not for the faint of heart. But why struggle alone when you can leverage the power of partnerships to grow? 

During this webinar, we’ll unravel the secrets of forging successful alliances with complementary brands that will propel your food business forward. We will delve into key topics, sharing practical strategies, case studies, and insider tips to help you maximize the impact of your strategic brand collaborations.

Webinar for chefs about crafting your brand identity

In today’s saturated market, setting your culinary brand apart from the competition is crucial. But how do create an identity that’s authentic, consistent & cohesive?

Join us for an informative webinar for food folks looking to elevate their brand identity. During this session, our panelists will share insights on how to craft a unique brand that reflects your culinary style, expertise, and personal values. Whether you’re a seasoned food professional or just starting out, this webinar is a must-attend event for anyone looking to build a strong and recognizable brand in the culinary industry.

Customer Retention Webinar for Black private chefs, culinary creators and food entrepreneurs

Whether you’re selling meal prep, private catering, or a physical product, customer retention is key. But it can be challenging to keep customers engaged with your brand after their experience with you. 

During this conversation, we’ll share strategies from both the culinary and tech worlds proven to keep customers coming back consistently. You’ll leave this conversation with tactical tips that you can apply to your own business.