Ethiopian-born chef who received the James Beard Award and appeared in Chopped and Best Chef Masters, in addition to Iron Chef America. He researched on the Culinary Institute in Sweden and got an apprenticeship at Cafe Aquavi. He was interviewed on Country wide Open public Radio by Terry Gross. His mom passed away when he was youthful, and he grew up in Sweden by his grandmother. He wedded Maya Haile in ’09 2009 and he includes a daughter called Zoe. He once prepared for Leader Barack Obama.