Furard Tate is also working on Black Restaurant Week with Johnson and Tucker. He's had several careers including preparing meals for D.C. charter schools and running Inspire Barbecue on H Street NE. They all share one thing in common—preparing marginalized communities for employment in the food service industry. Tate made national news for offering job training to veterans and at-risk youth there before the restaurant closed and became condos. Now Tate is gearing up to open a new business called Love Market in Brookland in 2019 Chef Furard Tate