Chef Pierre Thiam Interview at Harlem Eat Up! in New York City

Allmigrants Chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author, Pierre Thiam was raised in Dakar, Senegal, he owns Pierre Thiam Catering, which introduces a diverse, savvy New York clientele to contemporary interpretations of ethnic flavors; he also serves as consulting chef for a number of restaurants in the New York City and beyond.

From street food to fine dining in Lagos: Nok by Alara

An ambitious restaurant in Lagos is setting out to elevate Nigerian street food staples to fine dining, tapping into a growing hunger in the city for upscale West African food. Classic West African dishes, passed down from mother to daughter for generations and served today in busy streetside canteens, are revisited in "Nok By Alara" by Pierre Thiam, a Senegalese pioneer of African cuisine.

A Short Film following Chef Pierre Thiam's Journey from Senegal to Brooklyn

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This short-film follows the whirlwind journey of Pierre Thiam’s life from his undercover love affair with food to becoming the respected Brooklyn chef he is today. Explore what sparked his passion for Senegalese cooking, meet his inspirational mentors, and watch how he is awakening a generation of New York’s savviest foodies in Brooklyn and beyond with the flavors of Senegal.


Making Lamb Shank Mafe on WBUR's Here & Now with Jeremy Hobson

Senegalese chef Pierre Thiam shares his recipe for Lamb Shank Mafé with Here & Now host Jeremy Hobson. You can try the dishes for yourself using his recipes: Thiam has just released a book of recipes called "Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the Bowl."

Potluck Video: What Is Senegalese Cuisine?

Senegalese cuisine is rich and flavorful, but doesn't get as much attention as it deserves. Chef and author Pierre Thiam is here to change that with a new book and a recipe for a perfect mango dish SUBSCRIBE: FACEBOOK: CHECK OUT our homepage:

Chef Pierre Thiam on CNN Inside Africa

Senegalese-born Pierre Thiam is the Chef and owner of the Brooklyn based Le Grand Dakar Restaurant in New York City. He is also the author of the cookbook "Yolele! Recipes from the Heart of Senegal" The cookbook received the Jury Award at the Paris Gourmand World Cookbook Awards earlier this year.