Event: Chef Kwame Onwuachi

Photo collage of Chef Kwame Onwuachi and the cover of his cookbook, My America: Recipes From a Young Black Chef

An Evening with Kwame Onwuachi, James Beard Award-Winning Chef
Wednesday, June 22, 7 pm
Via Zoom. Top Chef contestant and award-winning chef Kwame Onwuachi will discuss his cookbook My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef. His cookbook celebrates the cuisine of the African diaspora, “the world’s wisest food.” Onwuachi will share stories behind his family’s recipes, and the importance of the connections between cuisine, place, and culture.

A James Beard award-winning chef, Onwuachi was also named Food & Wine’s best new chef in 2019 and Esquire’s chef of the year in 2019. He has opened several restaurants and was the executive chef at acclaimed Kith/Kin in Washington, D.C.

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