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Adjepong
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Biography

First generation Ghanaian-American, Chef Eric Adjepong was born and raised in New York City. Well known for infusing West African flavors into his dishes, Eric pull from the family meals he grew up eating.

After graduating with degrees in Culinary Arts & Nutrition from Johnson & Wales, on of the country’s premiere culinary universities, Eric... READ MORE

First generation Ghanaian-American, Chef Eric Adjepong was born and raised in New York City. Well known for infusing West African flavors into his dishes, Eric pull from the family meals he grew up eating.

After graduating with degrees in Culinary Arts & Nutrition from Johnson & Wales, on of the country’s premiere culinary universities, Eric went on obtain his Masters of Public Health in International Public Health & Nutrition from the University of Westminster in London. From there, he cooked in several Michelin-starred restaurants before taking his talents to “Top Chef”.

Now, Eric can be found hosting “Alex Vs America” on Food Network. He appears as a judge on shows like “Chopped”, “Guy’s Grocery Games”, “Supermarket Stakeout”, “Tournament of Champions” and more. He has partnered with brands such as AYO Foods, Bowery and works with charitable organizations like Save the Children.

Eric has also paired up with Penguin Workshop to write, Sankofa: A Culinary Story of Resilience and Belonging, a kids book that explores the culinary storylines of the African diaspora, peppered with kid-friendly recipes and visuals, set to be released October 2023. In his “down time,” Eric is penning his first cookbook with Clarkson Potter.

Off set and behind the scenes, Eric’s most treasure title is ‘dad.’ You can catch him at home, making pancakes with his daughter, Lennox, on Sundays.

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Dinner hosted by Antonia Lofaso, Eric Adjepong and Sylvain Delpique part of the Air France Dinner Series

Intimate Dinners

Fri, Oct 13

7:00 PM

Intimate Dinners

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