Chef Imoteda is a Nigerian chef, TV host, and entrepreneur who is passionate about creating and showcasing innovative twists to Nigerian cuisine. She is the co-owner of Eko Street Eat, a company that specializes in Nigerian street food, and the head chef of Signature, a restaurant in partnership with FilmHouse that offers fusion cuisine. She is also the instructor and host of two TV shows, Urban Kitchen and Heels in the Kitchen, where she shares her culinary skills and insights.
Chef Imoteda was trained at Le Cordon Bleu, a prestigious culinary school in Paris, where she obtained a diploma in cuisine. She started her career in 2014, when she launched Heels in the Kitchen, a catering service that provides plated three to five course meals for private and corporate events. She also hosted pop-up restaurants and cooking classes under the name The Nigerian Fusion Food Tour, where she introduced Nigerian flavors to different parts of the world.
Chef Imoteda is a pioneer and a leader in the Nigerian food industry, promoting the quality and originality of Nigerian food. She has catered to the creme de la creme of both the Nigerian and international society, as well as high profile events. She has also featured as a celebrity guest and judge in several food-related shows, such as Big Brother Nigeria and Street Foodz Naija. She is a recipient of many awards and honors, such as the Best Street Food Vendor, the Most Innovative Chef, and the Food Blogger of the Year 2019.
Chef Imoteda lives by the philosophy of being true to oneself and one’s art. She is passionate about educating and inspiring the younger generation of chefs and food lovers. She is also a caring and generous person who supports various charities and causes in her community. She is a mother of two children and a lover of music and fashion. She is a living legend and a national pride.