iOS app Android app

Black Chefs

These Black Chefs Will Spice Up Your Life

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 03.28.2014 | Black Voices

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...

Why Are There So Few African-American Chefs?

Posted 07.12.2013 | Black Voices

Despite being in the midst of a food renaissance, the restaurant industry's diversity efforts don't appear to be keeping up. As the Chicago Tribune...

Black Chefs In The White House

www.denverpost.com | Posted 05.29.2013 | Black Voices

Since George Washington took his slave chef, Hercules, to the nation's first capital in Philadelphia, African-Americans have worked in presidential ki...

Diversity, Drive and Determination in the Kitchen

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 04.23.2013 | Taste
Marcus Samuelsson

Black people had to work really hard to get out of the kitchen and now they have to work really hard to get back in. Black chefs are underrepresented in fine dining kitchens. But we're getting there.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

New Orleans Chef Syrena Johnson's Super Bowl-Meets-Mardi Gras Crawfish Etouffee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 02.02.2013 | Black Voices

7-Up cake may never make it onto the contemporary French menu of Chef John Besh's New Orleans restaurant, August, but for his mentee, Syrena Johnson, ...