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Pan-African Cuisines: A Fine Fusion Approach

Grace Odogbili  (Executive Chef-Owner, Dining With Grace Inc)

Pass Type: All Access, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track : CS-Culinary Arts, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Associations & Accreditations: ICA

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Culture is king! Diverse couples are now seeking authentic representation for their luxury wedding and cultural celebrations. As two families become one, often 2 (or more!) nations and cultures also fuse for a beautiful new life. The food should represent this fusion of families.

Corporate, non-profit, and social event planners are also experiencing are a culinary revival are leaning in toward expressing the diversity of their market/cause and are seeking exciting new flavor experiences on their menus.

Grace Odogbili is Chef-Owner of Dining With Grace, Inc- an off-premise catering service in NYC specializing in Pan-African and global fusion cuisines. Drawing on her Nigerian heritage and being raised in the melting pot of NYC, she enjoys creating the highest quality of authentic and delightful fusion dishes that deeply connect and excite her clientele. In this talk she will be sharing her background as a Pan-African caterer & culinary consultant and how to create an exciting fusion menu for your clients, blending tradition with modern elegance.