Top Chef Ameteurs Season 1 Headshots Eric Adjepong

Eric Adjepong

Current Residency: Washington, DC    
Occupation: Chef/Owner Pinch & Plate

Chef Eric Adjepong was a finalist on Season 16 of Top Chef in Kentucky, where he used his platform to introduce viewers to traditional Ghanaian cuisine. A first-generation Ghanaian-American, born and raised in New York City, Eric now resides in Washington, D.C., where he is a personal chef, caterer and public health & nutrition professional. He has degrees from Johnson & Wales in Culinary Arts, Culinary Nutrition (BS) and International Public Health Nutrition (MPH).  Eric has cooked in some of NYC’s premier restaurants including two different Michelin Star rated establishments. He is currently focusing writing two cookbooks and restaurant consulting.