An Evening with Kwame Onwuachi, Winner of James Beard Award: Viewing Party

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Entrance

Watch the online event with Top Chef contestant and award-winning chef Kwame Onwuachi, who will discuss his cookbook.

My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef celebrates the cuisine of the African diaspora, “the world’s wisest food.” Kwame will share stories behind his family’s recipes and the importance of the connections among cuisine, place, and culture.

Kwame was also named Food & Wine’s best new chef in 2019 and Esquire’s chef of the year in 2019. He has opened several restaurants and was the executive chef at acclaimed Kith/Kin in Washington, DC.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration of public libraries offering high-quality events.

Illinois Libraries Present is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com.

Explore books by Kwame Onwuachi in the library catalog.

To participate from anywhere, sign up for this event and receive the Zoom meeting link here.