Uzo Orimalade

Uzo Orimalade has a background in Law and Business, spent over a decade working in management consulting and investment banking sectors of corporate America and Nigeria. She switched careers to pursue her passion for baking and cooking with the creation of her companies: Cupcake Couture Lagos (which provides retail and corporate clients with premium baked goods), Uzo’s Food Labs (which provides consulting services to the food, beverage & hospitality industry, cooking classes and demos to individuals and corporates, food writing and other associated services) and The Garden From Uzo’s Food Labs (an organic garden that sells organic cut produce and seedlings).

In addition to her degree in Law and MBA, she holds an Advanced Diploma in International Hospitality and Tourism from the Institute of Hospitality in the UK. She is passionate about the concept of “From garden to table Nigeria” and is an avid gardener experimenting with growing a wide variety of vegetables and creating recipes from her harvests.

The Chefs - 2016 Edition


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