UNWTO Month of Tourism & African Gastronomy

Talent and education as boosters of Gastronomy Tourism in Africa

Talent and education as boosters of Gastronomy Tourism in Africa

Monday, 17 May 2021 (10.00 – 11.30 CEST)

Registration

Provisional Programme

Monday, 17 May 2021 (10.00 – 11.30 CEST)
10.00 – 10.10

Welcome Remarks

(MC) Sandra Carvao, UNWTO
Elcia Grandcourt, UNWTO

10.10 – 10.30

Kojo Bentum-Williams, Managing Editor and Publisher of Africa’s Leading Travel Media VoyagesAfriq talks to Chef Miriam Kaudzu, Member of Malawian Chefs & Caterers Association.

10.30 – 11.20

Talent and education as boosters of Gastronomy Tourism in Africa

Introduction and moderator Jose Mari Aizega, General Manager, Basque Culinary Center

Speakers:

  • Chef Ivan Kalule, Uganda Hotel and Tourism Training Institute - Jinja (Uganda)
  • Chef Bernard Zulu (Chef Zee), Chef and member of Zambia Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Studies (Zambia)
  • Elijah Amoo Addo Dayot, Founder of Chefs for Change Africa. Works with public and private stakeholders to teach students the importance of African Gastronomy for tourism (Ghana)
  • Citrum Khumalo, Culinary Arts Association of South Africa (CAASA) - association for professionals with the purpose of enhancing and creating awareness for indigenous foods and cultures in South Africa (South Africa)
  • Patrick Mavoungou, Chief Executive Officer of restaurant Opul Secret Garden and Croydon Limited. Mission of sharing his knowledge to help people develop the art and passion of culinary excellence. (Kenya)
11.20 – 11.30

Questions and closing Remarks

Elcia Grandcourt, UNWTO