NAME: Selassie Atadika
BORN: March 22nd
PROFESSION: Chef & Restaurateur
Selassie Atadika is an humanitarian aid worker-turned chef she is the creative force behind Midunu from a young age, Chef Selassie Atadika, could be found in the kitchen, grinding ‘pepe’, not too far from her mother’s apron strings. This culinary interest, from her Ghanaian roots, has evolved through time spent and meals sampled in the US, Europe, and countless countries in all the corners of Africa. After years of self-teaching in the culinary arts, she completed course work at the Culinary Institute of America. A founding member of Trio Toque, the first nomadic restaurant in Dakar, Senegal, she has brought her innovative approach to African cuisine back home to Ghana to introduce them through Midunu, a nomadic dining concept featuring what she calls New African Cuisine.