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Kwame Onwuachi

Kwame Onwuachi

James Beard Award-Winning Chef, Author of Notes from a Young Black Chef & Executive Producer at FOOD & WINE Magazine
SPEAKER FEE RANGE: $25,000–$40,000 [FEE NOTE]
TRAVELS FROM: California
• Kwame Onwuachi is a James Beard Award-winning chef and an Executive Producer at FOOD & WINE Magazine.
• He is the author of
Notes from a Young Black Chef, which looks back on the difficult path that one tough kid from the Bronx took to reach his goal: becoming a chef in charge of a fine-dining restaurant.
• Kwame's first cookbook,
My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef, highlights dishes that show the true diversity of American food and the culture and history behind it.
• Kwame trained at the Culinary Institute of America and opened five restaurants before turning 30, including the groundbreaking Afro-Caribbean restaurant, Kith/Kin.
• Since competing on Top Chef, he has served as a guest judge on Top Chef, been named one of
FOOD & WINE’s Best New Chefs, Esquire Magazine’s Chef of the Year, and a 30 Under 30 honoree by both Zagat and Forbes.

Book Kwame Onwuachi for an appearance by reaching out to Key Speakers at (949) 675-7856, or by leaving an inquiry.