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We are a totally grassroots organization, working together to provide this family friendly event.  We appreciate your patience as we respond to your inquiry.  

95 Linden St
Oakland, CA, 94607
United States


The Jamaican Jerk Cook Off Festival & Fundraiser is a family-friendly event benefiting My Yute Soccer.  Funds raised allow the My Yute Soccer team to continue providing free soccer camps and a teen mentor program for the general public.  

Market 2016

The following collection of local entrepreneurs celebrates community, health and wellness, much like the values represented in My Yute Soccer.  

The traditional barber shop is alive and well at People's Barber & Shop; a full-service, luxury barber experience at reasonable prices. Our professional master barbers and stylists offer classic straight razor shaves, quality haircuts and hot towel treatments. Whether you make an appointment ahead of time or just walk in, you'll leave Peoples looking great and feeling even better.

We love that Oakland is a vibrant, diverse city that has the energy and vibe which powers small business and entrepreneurship. We are excited to be a part of The Jamaican Jerk Cook Off and 10% of our service sales on May 30th go to support My Yute Soccer.

Yahshi Bakes 

Yahshi Bakes 

Yahshi Bakes - A Taste of Heaven, is a start up business founded in 2015 that sources local, organic ingredients, to produce baked goods in small batches. President and CEO, Yahshimabet Sellassie, lives in Oakland, and recently competed in the Kids Baking Championship on Food Network and took 2nd place.  Her products feature vegetarian, vegan and gluten free deserts, chai and live juices. 

Yahshimabet and her younger sister are former MYS campers and we are proud to welcome Yashi Bakes to the 2016 Jamaican Jerk Cook Off.   You can follow her on Facebook

Brendan and Tanya - with us since the beginning!  

Brendan and Tanya - with us since the beginning!  

Deep Roots Oakland serves the thirst-based needs of Old Oakland from its location inside of Historic Swans Market.  Surrounded by some of the best food in the Bay Area, Deep Roots focuses on a full selection of locally-made wines-on-tap, beer and a carefully curated selection of cocktails made from house-made and seasonal ingredients. Deep Roots is also the official headquarters to taste all Periscope Cellars wines as part of the Oakland Wine Trial. Please check out our website for weekly hours and current drink offerings at

Jamaican Origin Chocolates  - The Oakland Chocolate Company is a Bean to Bar to Bonbon manufacturer of handmade artisan chocolates.  We exclusively use cocoa beans from Jamaica from the parish of St. Mary.  Our chocolates are mostly made with a 70% cacao base, made in small batches to be fresh and preservative free.  We make our chocolates on Mondays so please give us enough time to fill your order. We make a new bonbon or truffle every month and our Original Box of the Month Club.

D.O.G. Quality Hot Dogs and Sausages. We serve BN Ranch all beef Hot dogs,locally made Italian sausages and hot links. We bake our buns fresh!

 Saturdays @lindenstreetbrewery

At Oakland Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Clinic, we work to elevate our patients’ health through the best of Western and Eastern medicine.  We specialize in Acupuncture, medicinal herbal formulas, stress & pain management, Constitutional Facial Rejuvenation™, Therapeutic Nutrition, and massage therapy. Our patients can expect to feel healthier, with reduced pain and stress levels, stronger immune function, improved circulation, and health education to achieve personal longevity. Tackling the root causes of your ailments or diseases, you can feel better now and for the long term. We love Oakland and are here to serve our community.

RED BAY COFFEE was founded in 2014 by Keba Konte a renowned local artist and successful food entrepreneur, with 10 years experience in the specialty coffee and hospitality industry. Red Bay Coffee is building a global community through our commitment to sourcing, developing, roasting and delivering the best and most beautiful coffee to the people.