The Queen of England awarded Chef Elijah Amoo Addo for her 60th rule celebration. The Award was for young people within the commonwealth who are doing exemplary well in their field of work or with their initiatives.
Speaking on Live Chat with Paul he explained how he ended up as a chef even though it was not what he wanted to do as a child until his mother passed away.
Her mother’s absence inspired him to go into cooking since his mother was a Caterer and he spent a lot of time with her in the kitchen while she cooked.
The Founder of Food for All Africa saw the need to feed the homeless and the less privileged when he enquired why a homeless man will come and gather all the leftovers the restaurant he works at had thrown out. The homeless man was using the food the feed other homeless people who were around the ridge area where he worked in Accra.
Here are Five things are 7 facts about Chef Amoo Addo:
- He did not want to be a chef as a child, he wanted to be a medical doctor. “I became a chef by accident that was not my childhood ambition at all.”
- His mother passing gave him the inspiration to be a Chef since she was a caterer and been in the kitchen was the only time he could find solace after her death.
- He was a kitchen cleaner at a restaurant in Nigeria after he mother passed.
- His family members were not happy about him going to be a chef.
- He is the founder of Food for All Africa.
- He prepared Waakye for the Queen of England Queen Elizabeth.
- Chef Amoo Addo is one of the Personalities that was honored by the Queen of England on her 60th rule celebration.
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