Notes from a Young Black Chef

In this inspirational memoir about the intersection of race, fame, and food, he shares the remarkable story of his culinary coming-of-age; a powerful, heartfelt, and shockingly honest account of chasing your dreams—even when they don’t ...

Notes from a Young Black Chef

“Kwame Onwuachi’s story shines a light on food and culture not just in American restaurants or African American communities but around the world.” —Questlove By the time he was twenty-seven years old, Kwame Onwuachi had opened—and closed—one of the most talked about restaurants in America. He had sold drugs in New York and been shipped off to rural Nigeria to “learn respect.” He had launched his own catering company with twenty thousand dollars made from selling candy on the subway and starred on Top Chef. Through it all, Onwuachi’s love of food and cooking remained a constant, even when, as a young chef, he was forced to grapple with just how unwelcoming the food world can be for people of color. In this inspirational memoir about the intersection of race, fame, and food, he shares the remarkable story of his culinary coming-of-age; a powerful, heartfelt, and shockingly honest account of chasing your dreams—even when they don’t turn out as you expected.

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Notes from a Young Black Chef
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Kwame Onwuachi, Joshua David Stein
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-09 - Publisher: Vintage

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Notes from a Young Black Chef (Adapted for Young Adults)
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Kwame Onwuachi, Joshua David Stein
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-13 - Publisher: Delacorte Press

This inspiring memoir, now adapted for young adults, chronicles Top Chef star and Forbes and Zagat 30 Under 30 phenom Kwame Onwuachi's incredible and odds-defying fame in the food world after a tough childhood in the Bronx and Nigeria. Food was Kwame Onwuachi's first great love. He connected to cooking
The Best American Food Writing 2020
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: J. Kenji López-Alt, Silvia Killingsworth
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-03 - Publisher: Mariner Books

The year's top food writing from writers who celebrate the many innovative, comforting, mouthwatering, and culturally rich culinary offerings of our country. "These are stories about culture," writes J. Kenji López-Alt in his introduction. "About how food shapes people, neighborhoods, and history." This year's Best American Food Writing captures the
The Rise
Language: en
Pages: 8
Authors: Marcus Samuelsson
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-27 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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Mood Prep 101
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Carol Landau
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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