We are delighted to share that Season 2 of The Black Kitchen Series, created by Heinz and Wieden+Kennedy and produced by The Mayda Creative Co. wins AdWeek's Best Branded Podcast 2023.

Here's what Adweek had to say:

"The Black Kitchen Series returned for a second season this year, created by Heinz and Wieden+Kennedy and produced by the Mayda Creative Co. The podcast is an extension of the Black Kitchen Initiative, which celebrates and preserves the legacy of Black food. The second season finds host Jade Verette talking with chefs, farmer, writers, historians and  other Black innovatorson topics including Black veganism, farming as a tool for liberation and the healing power of food. The podcast stands out for uncovering and spotlighting the rich culture of Black food and it’s legacy in American culture" – Kyle O’Brien

This award follows the podcasts six wins at the annual Signal Awards, where it picked up six awards for Best Host, Best Writing, and Diversity, Equality and Inclusion, plus three Listeners Choice awards in the Branded Shows & Advertising Category.

Learn more about the The Black Kitchen Series and read Little Black Book's interview with Showrunner Devin Moss and Executive Producer Dee Allen.