New culinary collaborative ‘Black’ showcases African-American chefs at uniquely curated pop-ups

If you want to reserve a seat at one of Philly’s hottest tasting menu dinners, you’ll have to do a bit of soul searching first.

“If you could dine with three guests, dead or alive, who would they be?”

Along with standard queries like allergies or dietary restrictions, the above question is one of several in the profile quiz that greets people looking to sign up for events by Black, a new chef collaborative from the mind of Southwest Philly native Khoran Horn.

According to Horn, a classically-trained chef who’s owner of Old City’s Stripp’d Juice, asking potential ticket buyers to provide their personal info — including their profession and Instagram handle — serves multiple goals.

A primary one is to ensure the endeavor puts on events that go beyond just a regular supper club.

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