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Kwame Onwuachi

Culinary POV / Potential Episode Cuisine: Southern / Soul food



  • Kwame Onwuachi is a James Beard Award-winning chef, acclaimed author, and has been named the most important Chef in America by the San Francisco Chronicle.

  • After training at the Culinary Institute of America, Kwame opened five restaurants before the age of thirty; including the groundbreaking Afro-Caribbean restaurant, Kith/Kin in Washington, D.C.

  • By the age of 30, Kwame had already opened 5 restaurants.  His newest venture, Tatiana at Lincon Center is already racking up the awards and can be found on every "Best Of" List you can imagine. 

  • He has also been named one of Food & Wine's “Best New Chefs”, Esquire Magazine's 2019 “Chef of the Year”, the TIME 100 “Next 2019 List”, and is a “30 Under 30 honoree” by both Zagat and Forbes. He currently serves as Food & Wine's executive producer and his first-ever cookbook "My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef," has recently been released.

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