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Typical offerings involve daily market specials, jerk spices and comfort food.  We aspire to become a favorite of the Fort Greene community, a locally-sourced restaurant where our fresh ingredients speak for themselves, and the brownstone atmosphere is familiar. 


All told, at the heart of Imani is the notion that food can transport you; that the right combination of attentive service, quaint décor, and inspired cooking can create a uniquely joyous experience and memories to last a lifetime.  In all facets, we consider Imani Home, and believe you will too. 



Chef Banta, known for his internationally refined cuisine, is the Executive Chef at Imani Caribbean Kitchen and Bar. Originating from Mali, West Africa, Chef Banta pursued his passion for cooking on a global scale at a young age, working across Europe, the United States and the Caribbean. During his travels, Chef Banta acquired a expansive palette and enthusiasm for caribbean fare, and began to infuse various flavors from his global experience to create unique dishes that have become fan favorites here at Imani. Chef Banta views food as a form of creative expression, crafting each dish to authentically represent caribbean culture and immerse customers in a true island experience.


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