- A Ghanaian chef, Selassie Atadika, is making Ghana and Africa proud with her delicious and well-crafted chocolates
- The renowned chef made an interesting switch from wanting to become a doctor to making chocolates
- She is now celebrated all over the world for her craft as she portrays African culture through her chocolates
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Selassie Atadika is a Ghanaian chocolatier and the founder of Midunu chocolates. Midunu manufactures some of the best chocolates in Africa.
According to a Q & A the entrepreneur had with Eatforum.com, the unique chocolate is woven with beautiful patchwork that portrays African heritage. The chocolates are also made from some of the best African spices, such as prekese.
Atadika, who initially dreamed of becoming a Doctor from childhood, developed a love for cooking and making chocolates along the line. She was born in Ghana but spent the majority of her life in the United States.
She worked for the UN for about a decade. Her job afforded her the chance to travel across the world. Eventually, travelling and experiencing different cultures heightened her love for culinary life.
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She set up a pop-up restaurant during one of her travels to Senegal where she met like-minded individuals. Having had a taste of the culinary business, she yearned for more and subsequently quit her UN job to pursue her passion for making cuisine.
She came down to Ghana from the US to establish Midunu chocolates in 2014, which has gone on to become one of the best chocolate brands in Africa.
Chef Atadika's Services
Atadika is undoubtedly a culinary expert. She does not only deal in chocolates. She also has a variety of services that she offers clients and potential clients. Her services include a plethora of ingredients and flavor profiles which she promises will enhance organizations and all patronizers.
A Shelf Of Prestigious Awards
Chef Atadika has been recognized all over the globe as she has won a lot of awards for the exquisite services she provides.
Some of these honors include Best Chef Award 2021 where she placed 93 out of 100 world-renowned chefs, the Basque Culinary World Prize Finalist, in 2019 and Best Chef Award 2020 where she placed 73 out of a 100 top chefs worldwide.
Two Ghanaian Sisters Take The Chocolate World By Storm
In other news, in a story previously published by YEN.com.gh. 2 Ghanaian sisters have succeeded in building a cocoa processing company called 57 Chocolate that makes only handmade chocolates -
The company is only 4 years old but is able to process 1 ton of cocoa beans into 1,000 chocolate bars weekly.
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