- A pretty lady called Miss Tess caused an online stir when she shared how she left Ghana twenty years ago and now runs the most popular African restaurant in Hong Kong
- She explained that when she first arrived in Hong Kong, she found it difficult to get a job, so she decided to set up a food business
- She encouraged Ghanaians and Africans travelling to Hong Kong to visit her restaurant if they yearned for their local foods
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A Ghanaian lady called Tess impressed many when she shared how she established Hong Kong's most famous African restaurant, Ghana Locals. The businesswoman shared the story with the YouTube channel African Tigress.
She explained that she left Ghana for Hong Kong twenty years ago but found it difficult to get a job with her office administrative background, so she decided to put her passion for cooking to good use by setting up a food business.
Miss Tess talks about how she started her restaurant
Miss Tess added that she began by cooking for friends and family. They praised her food and cooking skills, encouraging her to expand and make money from the business. According to Miss Tess, the restaurant is five years old and has become the most popular African restaurant in the country.
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Netizens react to Miss Tess' story
Several netizens were impressed by what Miss Tess has accomplished and took to the post's comments to share their thoughts. YEN.com.gh compiles some reactions below.
Mark Ntiri said:
Ghanaians were some of the earliest Africans to sojourn into the west, open African markets, restaurants etc.
If I'm ever in Hong Kong, Tess, I'll stop by and stuff from you
Edward Ansah remarked:
My Ghanaian sister, you have done well in taking Ghana to the highest .
Sherry shazala added:
Very interesting, congrats Ghana queen, keep shinning ❤ Africa to the world.
Meet the Iraqi woman who sells kelewele, fufu, banku and other Ghanaian foods in Qatar
In an earlier story, YEN.com.gh wrote about an Iraqi woman who sells Ghanaian foods in Qatar. Hala, the woman, said that her Ghanaian partner taught her how to make Ghanaian delicacies. She has a restaurant called Roll Up Kitchen in Qatar, where she serves traditional cuisine from Ghana, such as konkonte, fufu, and kelewele.
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