Chef Kwame Onwuachi is a James Beard Rising Star winner and the author of the powerful memoir Notes From a Young Black Chef. In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests currently sweeping the nation, Kwame and host Dumbfoundead sat down to discuss issues of inequality in food media, the importance of supporting Black-owned businesses, and the obstacles Black chefs face in the restaurant industry.
Chef Kwame Onwuachi and Dumbfoundead Discuss Issues of Racism and Inequality in the Food Industry
"I think representation and storytelling is key. And I think that's what food is about: If a dish tells a story it has a soul."