Eric Adjepong – Ghanian American personal chef and public health nutrition professional
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DC Sister City - Accra, Ghana
Chef Eric Adjepong was a finalist on season 16 of Bravo’s Top Chef and a contestant on season 17 of Top Chef All-Stars, where he earned consistent acclaim from judges and popularity among viewers. As a first-generation Ghanaian-American born and raised in New York City, Eric sources the flavors and influences in his cooking from many of the West African dishes he grew up eating. He is passionate about introducing diners to West African cuisine and the impact its diaspora has had on South American, Latin American, Caribbean, and American food, all in his elegant, artfully plated style.
Chef Eric has cooked in several Michelin-starred restaurants in New York after graduating with degrees in culinary arts and nutrition from Johnson & Wales, one of the country’s premiere culinary universities. He also holds a Master of Public Health in International Public Health Nutrition from the University of Westminster in London.
Sound techniques, bold flavors and creativity is what drives Chef Adjepong’s passion for food. Having lived in three different continents, Eric’s inspiration comes from various cultures and regions of the world.
Chef Adjepong’s aim is to provide a memorable dining experience that challenges guest to eat with an opened mind all while tapping into flavors and aromas that are familiar to the essence of the dish.
Chef Adjepong has three degrees in Culinary Arts, Culinary Nutrition (BS) and International Public Health Nutrition (MPH). He resides in the Washington DC metro area where he is a personal Chef, a caterer and public health & nutrition professional.