• Discovery Through Food

    Evolving Culinary Experiences
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  • About YumVillage

    Social Discovery Through Food


    Good Food. Good People. Good Times.

    YumVillage is a West African and Caribbean food truck company that focuses on churning out menu items that are easy to eat on the go. Our real mission is to create inclusive food systems in Detroit. That means our staff is compensated properly, and our food is sourced sustainably.


    The food is Delicious. We are located at The Villages Biergarten (1428 Van Dyke) every Friday and Saturday from 5pm - 9:30pm.

    Experiential Catering

    Sustainable Detroit

    We achieve our mission through our employer-driven workforce development and business incubation programs (Build Institute CoStarters, ROC-MI Ops to Props) We provide industry-specific training and educational programming to benefit our clients catering and event needs.

    Inclusive Food Systems

    Detroit For All

    We need a system that equitably compensates talent and sustains a diverse workforce while celebrating culinary tradition and innovation. Through employer-driven workforce development and business incubation programs, we envision a prolific Detroit for all.

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  • Catering

    We bring food to life. If It doesn’t exist,




    We invent it ourselves.

    Locally Sourced

    All of our ingredients are locally sourced.

    Sustainable Detroit

    Commitment to sustainability in our events.

  • YumVillage Incubation

    Sustainable Growth through workforce development

    Chef Jeremy works with YumVillage to grow and develop his brand on the YumVillage Food Truck.

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  • Chefs Corner

    Chef’s Corner will provide training and business development to help minorities in Detroit participate in the emerging restaurant scene. Aspiring restaurant owners face obstacles to success, from developing a viable business plan, to accessing financing and finding talented workers. Chef’s Corner will arm aspiring restaurateurs with operations training and temporary incubation space in Detroit neighborhoods, with connection to financing to grow into a permanent commercial space over time.

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