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Kwame Onwuachi      

Chef/Owner, The Shaw Bijou

Born in the Bronx and trained in classical French cuisine at the Culinary Institute of America, Kwame Onwuachi works as the Executive Chef of The Shaw Bijou in Washington, D.C. His interest in food was sparked by his mother who operated a catering company while he was growing up. Kwame started his own catering company at the age of 20 before working in some highly regarded restaurants including New York's Eleven Madison Park and Per Se. He has traveled the world learning different types of cuisines and cultures. His philosophy on cooking can best be defined as telling a story through food.

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Top Chef's Kwame Onwuachi: Where Is He Now? | Top Chef Blog

Kwame Onwuachi: I think my day-to-day life is much different. Whether I'm in the grocery store or walking my dog, someone usually stops me to say "hello.".

Dinner at Kwame Onwuachi's Shaw Bijou will cost $185. That's ...

Kwame Onwuachi, the former caterer, line cook and "Top Chef" contestant, will soon be a chef for real: He will open his debut restaurant, the Shaw Bijou, on Nov  ...

Kwame Onwuachi (The Shaw Bijou, Washington, D.C.) | 10 ...

Onwuachi spent his childhood in the Bronx and Nigeria, then sold candy on the subway to pay for ... hef Kwame Onwuachi (right) tasting at The Shaw Bijou.

Kwame Onwuachi's Shaw Bijou is one step closer to opening - The ...

To judge by his Twitter and Instagram feeds, Kwame Onwuachi has been in high acquisition mode as the chef and co-owner oversees ongoing construction of ...

Shaw Bijou chef Kwame Onwuachi is engaged - The Washington Post

Kwame Onwuachi, the 26-year-old chef behind the much-anticipated Shaw Bijou, has a lot of pans on the stove (sorry.) The former “Top Chef” contestant has a ...

The Dish: Kwame Onwuachi - CBS News

At age 11, Kwame Onwuachi was exposed to a new culture and cuisine when he moved to live with his grandfather in Nigeria. Now just 26 years old, the New ...

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