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ATLANTA BASED COMPANIES JOIN ADVANCING JUSTICE - ATLANTA IN CELEBRATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH


Atlanta, Georgia, May 23, 2016 — ATLANTA, GA - Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta presents SouthEATS 2016, its second Asian food festival featuring top Atlanta chefs and restaurants on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, from 6-9pm at local craft brewery Monday Night Brewing, in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Advancing Justice - Atlanta is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the civil, social and economic rights of Asian-Americans through public policy, legal services, and civic engagement.

SouthEATS is an Asian food festival that brings together an amazing collection of Asian restaurants and top chefs, curated by We Love Buhi's founder and Advancing Justice - Atlanta board member, Marian Liou.

The following companies and individuals are sponsors of SouthEATS 2016 and are recognized as supporters of Asian American Heritage Month:

Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (AT&T)
Generations Financial Partners (Ben Yin)
Georgia Power
Georgia Restaurant Association
Fidelity Bank
Heirloom Market BBQ
Kuck Immigration
Kumar Prabhu Patel & Banerjee, LLC
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance
Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia
Primus Software
Scoutmob
Vietnamese-American Community of Georgia

Individuals
State Representative B.J. Pak.
Cassandra Solomon
Dr. Stanley and Mrs. Alexis Shin
Marian Liou
Stephanie Cho

The following restaurants are confirmed for the event:
Ah-Ma's Taiwanese Kitchen
Bayou Boil
Brush Izakaya
Chateau Saigon
Gaja
Himalayas
Makan
Mamak Malaysian Kitchen
NaanStop
Nexto
SoBa/Octopus Bar (Chef Nhan Le)
Sweet Auburn BBQ
Sweet Hut Bakery and Cafe

Contact: Marian Liou, Event Host, marianliou@gmail.com;
Jessica Frankel, Development Associate, jfrankel@advancingjustice-atlanta.org

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