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The Business and Diversity Councils of The Chamber present the Ethnic Food Takeover Part 2 to promote ethnic restaurants with takeout and delivery service to combat the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Ethnic Food Takeover will take place
May 22-24, 2020.
Lehigh Valley, PA – The Business and Diversity Councils of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, has created an initiative to help Ethnic-owned restaurants market their availability for takeout and delivery services called Ethnic Food Takeover Initiative, the first weekend was held on 17-19. Since the Business and Diversity Councils received positive feedback and requests to replicate this weekend, Ethnic Food takeover Part 2 will take place on May 22-24. Our restaurant list has been kept live and will continue to be after the weekend of May 22. The open call for restaurants to sign up starts now via the Business and Diversity Councils’ webpage: https://www.lehighvalleychamber.org/businessanddiversity.html
The Ethnic Food Takeover Initiative will focus on small businesses that are owned and operated by entrepreneurs that serve diverse ethnic food here in the Lehigh Valley. There are no fees to participate and restaurants don’t have to be members of The Chamber. The goal of the initiative is to help bring awareness of the diverse array of ethnic food establishments in the Lehigh Valley and to keep them afloat during the economic downturn of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Restaurants have been required to keep their dining rooms closed and limit their operations to takeout, curbside and delivery.
“We are thrilled that this initiative had such a positive economic impact on our restaurants last month,” said Danielle Joseph, Executive Vice President, Diversity Councils of The Chamber. “It’s our responsibility to promote them during this time and direct as much business as possible their way”
“Thank you so much for doing this for us. You have no idea how you are helping by doing this.” – Aman’s Artisan Indian Cuisine
Thank you very much for the help my family and I really appreciate all the help during this difficult times” – El Super Taco
“We were blown away by the response last time, thank you so much for your support! We sold out at 3pm Saturday so order ahead online! ” – Little Miss Korea
Foodies from across the Lehigh Valley can order take out or delivery from Ethnic-Owned eateries: https://www.lehighvalleychamber.org/list-of-ethnic-restaurants.html
Restaurants that would like to sign up can do so at: https://www.lehighvalleychamber.org/submit-your-restaurant.html
For more information on Ethnic Food Takeover Initiative happening May 22-24, 2020, or to request that your restaurant be added to the list, please visit
About the Business and Diversity Councils: At The Chamber we are pushing for a true 21st Century culture and continue to provide members with the relevant tools necessary for them to complete and succeed in this ever-evolving economy through our Business & Diversity Councils. Our mission driven councils are dedicated to help our committee members and our community. It’s our goal to strengthen the Lehigh Valley and create a more inclusive culture. The Business and Diversity Councils include: African American Business Leaders Council, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, LGBTQ Business Council, Small Business Council, Vet and Military Affairs Council, Women’s Business Council and the Young Professionals Council.
About the Chamber: The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to serve as the voice for business by continuously improving the economic climate and creating growth opportunities for the Greater Lehigh Valley region. We accomplish this through business-to-business networking events and marketing products, affinity programs and exclusive, money saving member benefits, training programs, government affairs initiatives and public policy advocacy, and community development enterprises. With nearly 5,000 members who employ more than 200,000 individuals, The Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in the top ten nationwide.
Information provided to TVL by:
Coordinator, Business & Diversity Councils
Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce