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Meet The Chefs

8 chefs have a kiosk at Spice Bridge as noted on days below. Others are available for catering, pop-ups or are at farmers markets.

Afella Jollof Catering

Gambian-Senegalese cuisine


Raised in Gambia, Adama Jammeh came to King County three years ago by way of St. Louis and Atlanta. She was long considered an exceptional cook by her...

Chef Jalissa Culinary Co.

Comfort food, re-imagined

Available as a meal subscription service, catering, and private virtual cooking classes, Chef Jalissa Culinary Co. specializes in creating comfort foo...


Afghan-American cuisine


Since she was a young girl growing up in Afghanistan, Nasrin Noori loved being in the kitchen, where she would challenge herself to craft delicious me...

Mamá Tila

Mexican cuisine

Ofelia Anorve named Mamá Tila after her mother, who was known as the best cook in her town. Ofelia takes her time preparing authentic dishes from acr...

Monique’s Hot Kitchen

Kenyan cuisine


The culinary arts have been Monica Wachira’s passion since she started learning to cook at age 5. She went on to study catering, and has worked in r...

Moyo Kitchen

Somali-Kenyan-Tanzanian cuisine


Mwana Moyo and Batulo Nuh each make up one half of Moyo Kitchen. Mwana originally hails from Tanzania. Batulo, a Somali, was raised in Kenya. Here in ...

Naija Buka

Nigerian cuisine

Growing up in Nigeria, Lilian Ryland spent her holidays learning how to cook traditional, labor-intensive meals with her grandma. When she moved to Se...


Mediterranean/Kurdish-Iraqi cuisine

Kurdish-American sisters and avid cooks Zozan and Sheelan Shamdeen started Soozveen—their Mediterranean catering company—in 2013 after dreaming of...

Taste of Congo

Congolese cuisine


Taste of Congo owner Caroline Musitu joined our Food Business Incubator in 2018, and has grown her business at pop-ups, catering events, and FIN’s T...

Theary Cambodian Foods

Cambodian/Khmer cuisine


Theary Ngeth launched Theary Cambodian Foods to provide comfort and connection for her fellow Cambodians, and to preserve and share her cultural food ...

Wengay’s Kitchen

Filipino cuisine


From a young age, Krizia Cherece could be found in the kitchen, helping her mother, Wengay, make traditional Filipino food. It’s no surprise that he...


Ethiopian-American cuisine


Growing up in Ethiopia’s capital city of Addis Ababa, Liyu Yirdaw loved to spend time with her mom in the kitchen. “Everything she cooked has alwa...