10 Black Chefs That Are Changing The Food World As We Know It

23 Feb 10 Black Chefs That Are Changing The Food World As We Know It

A wonderful read on the contributions of the top black chefs.

“The ‘talented black cook’ stereotype is a stale one — leftover from a long history of slavery and servitude in white kitchens — and tightly bound to the notion of “black food.”

So let’s set the record straight. Blacks can cook. And preparation and serving is not the only black contribution to food culture. In fact, the tantalizing world of black chefs is a sweet and salty medley of kitchen savvy educators, restaurateurs, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, authors, activists and celebrity personalities. There’s a new generation of black foodies in town, and they’re breaking down barriers like butchers breaking bones…”

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Source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/28/famous-black-chefs_n_5036401.html



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