Pierre Thiam

Pierre Thiam

Pierre Thiam is a celebrated New York-based chef, restaurateur, award-winning cookbook author, and entrepreneur. His second cookbook, Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the Bowl was a 2016 James Beard Award finalist. Pierre was born and raised in Senegal, and is known for his innovative cooking style, at once modern and eclectic, yet rooted in the rich culinary traditions of West Africa. Through his many media appearances—including CNN’s popular Parts Unknown with the late Anthony Bourdain—Pierre has become a culinary ambassador dedicated to promoting West African cooking throughout the world. (Brooklyn, NY) @chefpierrethiam