The Best of Africa Group Mission and Vision is to provide quality products and services to our customers while showing support to the African Immigrant population through cultural immersion.
Meet Owners Memoire Budimbu Mabiza & Lisette Mbaki
The Best of Africa’s Food Group which consist of Best of Africa's Food Store (BAFS) and Mama's African Kitchen, is co-owned by Congolese Immigrants Memoire Budimbu Mabiza and Lisette Mbaki, is the first of its kind in Champaign County. BAFS offers a wide variety of African products, including grocery items, hygiene products, kitchen supplies, and traditional African clothing. Mama's African Kitchen offers African exotic dishes mixed with African spices and love. The Best of Africa Food Group also offers catering services, and event space and event decoration!
MAMA'S AFRICAN KITCHEN GRAND OPENING!
The Best of Africa’s Food Group is hosting a grand opening of Mama's African Kitchen restaurant at 205 West Griggs Street in Urbana, IL on December 6, 2022, at 12pm.
Urbana, IL., November 25, 2022. Mama’s African Kitchen will be opening its doors for the first time on December 6, 2022. The public is invited to celebrate the occasion by dining in and enjoying our fresh, African cuisine. The event will start at 12pm. Mama’s African Kitchen is situated adjacent to The Best of Africa’s Food Store in Urbana, IL.
Mama’s African Kitchen is an African restaurant that aims to promote health, quality, and dedicated service to the Champaign-Urbana community. The restaurant also features an event space, catering services and event décor services from co-owner Chez Lisa Loboko.
Want to get a sample of our delicious food? Please join us on Saturday, 12/10/2022 and Sunday, 12/11/2022 from 3pm to 8pm for our buffet!
The Best of Africa's Food Store - 2020 Illinois Family-Owned Small Business of the Year
Each year, the SBA honors small businesses and small business advocates across the country who are creating 21st-century jobs, driving innovation, and increasing America’s global competitiveness as part of their National Small Business Week celebration.
Lisette Mbaki is the owner of Lisa Décor, she offers event decoration and design that can make any vision come into fruition.
The Best of Africa's Food Store
208 West Griggs Street in Urbana, IL 61802
Mon - Sat, 10am - 8pm
Sunday, 10m - 8pm