Kwame Onwuachi

KWAME ONWUACHI is a James Beard Award–winning chef, born on Long Island and raised in New York City, Nigeria, and Louisiana. A former Top Chef contestant, Onwuachi has been named Esquire’s Chef of the Year, one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs, and a 30 Under 30 honoree by both Zagat and Forbes. He trained at the Culinary Institute of America and opened five restaurants before turning thirty. He lives in Los Angeles.