EdmontonEats creates connections between families interested in sharing their culinary expertise and Edmontonians looking for unique experiences, new acquaintances and great food.
EdmontonEats is for people who enjoy:
o Tasting new flavours
o Learning about our diverse cultural heritage
o Celebrating talent
o Supporting local economic development
Impact on Family and Cultural Hosts
Short Term: Hosts will boost their household income and feel proud to have their individual stories and cultural identities celebrated at the event.
Long Term: Hosts report that they are more connected with their communities including involvement in community leadership and economic opportunities.
Impact on Local Community
Short Term: Collaborative partnerships will be built among citizens, business and agencies will be mobilized and products will be sourced locally.
Medium Term: A sustainable social enterprise will be created that will benefit people through direct income and job opportunities while developing deeper social connections in multicultural neighbourhoods.
Impact on Guests
Short Term: Guests gain cultural awareness and appreciation for the countries of the people who are a vibrant part of our diverse communities.
Medium Term: Guests share their knowledge with their networks, helping to break stereotypes around different cultures and take actions in their neighbourhoods.