Support Oakland Kids at a Jamaican Jerk Cook-Off 

Local chefs prepare Jamaican jerk and jerk-inspired dishes at a lively fundraiser for My Yute Soccer.

Help Oakland youth go to soccer camp by attending the ninth annual Jamaican Jerk Cook-Off at Drake’s Dealership. The fundraiser benefits the My Yute Soccer, which provides free summer camps and teen mentorship programs. Come explore Jamaica’s spicy culinary tradition as you enjoy Jamaican jerk cooked by local chefs. Craft beer, live Caribbean music, dance, a bounce house, and street soccer are part of the fun. My Yute Soccer strives to provide access to a diverse socioeconomic and cultural environment through the sport of soccer. Cost: $25–$65. Free for kids under 12. Tickets and info: here

Jamaican Jerk Cook-Off
Monday May 28, 1–5pm
Drake’s Dealership
2325 Broadway, Oakland

Photos (right and teaser): Sean Desmond;