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Kwame Onwuachi on His Journey to Becoming a Chef and Bringing Black Food Into Fine Dining

Plus, Kwame discusses what he learned from opening a restaurant only to have it close shortly after

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Bakari Sellers is joined by chef Kwame Onwuachi to talk about how his mother’s catering business inspired him to become a professional chef (2:21), what it’s like breaking into the fine dining world as a young Black man (10:04), and what he learned from opening a restaurant only to have it close shortly after (18:16).

Host: Bakari Sellers
Guest: Kwame Onwuachi

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