NAME: Zoe Adjonyoh
NATIONALITY: United Kingdom
PROFESSION: Chef, Writer & Restaurateur
Zoe Adjonyoh is the Founder & Head Chef at Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen.
Zoe Adjonyoh, is a British writer and cook, founder of “Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen”, Born in Essex, England, in the late 1970s to a Ghanaian father and an Irish mother. Adjonyoh taught herself to cook the foods of her father’s home country, and she began a restaurant called Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen (a Ghanaian pop-up restaurant brand, which is also the title of her debut cookbook which was released in 2017). In her home in East London, after the popularity of a stall she set up selling peanut stew when a local arts festival was taking place nearby in 2010.
She is the African Spice Queen, Chef, author, speaker & food consultant and food activist. Founder of Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, Black Book and Sankofa.
Zoe is the co-founder of Black Book an initiative for black and non white people in the food and beverage industry. In 2018, Adjonyoh won the Culinary Iconoclast Award. In the same year she was appointed as a judge for the Great Taste Awards, “the Oscars of the food and drink world”.