ShamisoFoods & Me
MEET CHEF de CUISINE, WELLINGTON ONYENWE
Wellington Onyenwe continues to rise as a chef visionary and sensation across Los Angeles, San Francisco/Bay Area and most recently Atlanta, Georgia! A graduate of Molecular Toxicology and Food Additives at the University of California-Berkeley, Mr. Onyenwe literally knows food down to the molecule. Under apprenticeship of many culinary experts, including Chef Thomas Schaefer, renowned German chef, he has honed his skills to create delectable culinary cuisines that satisfy the hearts and stomachs of those he delightedly serves!
Mr. Onyenwe has worked alongside phenomenal chefs and culinary aficionados of Chez Panisse, Yoshi's SF/Oakland, L'Ermitage Five Star Hotel/Restaurant Beverly Hills, to name a few, and continues to partner with private catering companies to the stars! Now, with his own company ShamisoFoods, he is showcasing his expertise and experiences to both small private soirees and large concert crowds (ask about the Nigerian Suya!). Specializing in Italian, North American, West African and French cuisines, his unique approach allows for liberating creativity as he combines multiple culinary cultures into a spectacular experience! His line of specialized spice blends and unique take on cuisines are already making waves in Atlanta pop-up shops, festivals and the Atlanta Underground Market! Get ready for a memorable experience, because “You deserve, what you desire… Mee ya!” (“Do it!”)
Read the full biography courtesy of Author Corinne Kocher & Photographer Bailey Garrot from Shared-Plates ATL!
- Fernand Point -
“The duty of a good cuisinier is to transmit to the next generation everything he has learned and experienced."
Catering & Pop-Up Events
WHENEVER YOU NEED US... WE'LL BE THERE
Whether it be a small private dinner for a family, a pop-up restaurant for 50 or a concert for hundreds, ShamisoFoods aims to please you and your culinary desires.'To make a reservation please email us at CHEF.SHAMISO@GMAIL.COM or fill out the following reservation box and we will contact you with availability as soon as possible... Read more about one of our past event highlights below courtesy of Author Corinne Kocher & Photographer Bailey Garrot from Shared-Plates ATL!
“The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of mankind than the discovery of a star.”
- Anthelme Brillat-Savarin -
Our Entrées & Cuisine
BEST WAY TO A HEART IS THROUGH THE STOMACH
The true stamp of our excellency is shown through our entreés! We specialize in Italian, American, West African and French cuisines. The true beauty that comes out and sets us aside from the others is the fusion of three or more culinary cultures. We thought anything less than two was simply uncivilized... Enjoy the magic!
“No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.
- Julia Child -