Ogo Sow & Chef Pierre Thiam Talk Culinary Tourism on African Music Morning

Ogo Sow & Chef Pierre Thiam On African Culinary Tourism on African Music Morning

Ogo Sow and world renowned chef Pierre Thiam appear on African Music Morning with Obebi and the Crew.

WATR President and Co-founder Ogo Sow, affectionately known as “Mr. Africa”, is a Senegalese national from Kaolack. In 1985, Ogo moved to the U.S. to launch the first African-owned community radio station focusing on issues facing the Africa Diaspora living in the U.S., as well as those at home. Currently, he is the host of OgoSow.com (Africavision), the first African talk show in the U.S. His show is a leader in online media and entertainment, especially amongst the African Diaspora community. His broadcasts are conducted in English, French, and Wolof. Ogo is a dedicated member and advocate for the Africa Travel Association (ATA), where he serves on the International Board of Directors and is a key advisor on Diaspora Affairs.

Thiam is a chef, restauranteur and author based in New York City. He was the owner of the Le Grand Dakar Restaurant in Brooklyn, specializing in contemporary West African cuisine. His cookbook Yolele! Recipes from the Heart of Senegal was a finalist in the 2009 Julia Child Cookbook Awards in Denver, Colorado, and won the Special Jury Award at the Paris Gourmand Awards in 2010.

Learn more about Pierre Thiam and what’s cooking in his kitchen here http://pierrethiam.com or follow @ChefPierreThiam on Twitter.

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