NAC Resident Chefs program

Interview with Chef Joseph Shawana

Kūkŭm Kitchen
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Chef Joseph Shawana, professor and Indigenous culinary advisor at Ontario’s Centennial College as well as chair of Indigenous Culinary of Associated Nations, is interviewed by NAC’s Michael Gauthier on Indigenous cuisine, the origin story of Kūkŭm Kitchen (a Toronto restaurant serving high-end Indigenous cuisine), as well as his future plans.  

Chef Shawana was the Resident Chef at the National Arts Centre in the fall of 2021.