Dr. Erinn Tucker, a professor at Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies. She's been in the academic space for 15 years teaching hospitality and was the one to bring the idea into fruition. "There is such a large opportunity for food and beverage jobs that are a huge part of the local economy," Tucker says. "It's a seven-day opportunity to expose African American and allied businesses and help them promote their business to the city by inviting in customers throughout the week." Dr. Erinn Tucker