The Roaming Chef Dennis Ombachi Steps Into Food Diplomacy

Food’s basic premise is that ‘the easiest way to win hearts and minds is through the stomach’, and Dennis Ombachi is winning hearts across the globe.

Dennis Ombachi, otherwise known as the roaming chef has won hearts in Kenya and among Africans on the Internet with his cooking skills, and the former Rugby player recently revealed he has achieved one of his dreams, which is working with a Michelin star chef.

He will be working with Italian celebrity Michelin Chef, Luca Mastromattei in food diplomacy.

“Meet Italian Celebrity Michelin Chef, Luca Mastromattei Ambassador of the Italian taste to the world and we will be working together in food diplomacy courtesy of the Italian embassy building up the launch of the Italian cuisine in the world week here in Kenya.

Humbled by this opportunity and looking forward to more learning growth and collaboration.” 

Ombachi said as he transitions into the professional culinary world, sports has taught him to always remain coachable.

“Working with a MICHELIN star chef has always been a dream of mine and when such opportunities come calling you have no option but to say YES!” He wrote, adding …

“As I transition to my next chapter in life & career, sports taught me to always remain coachable and keep ticking the small boxes.”

Food Diplomacy

Food/Culinary diplomacy uses food as a tool to promote relationship-building, cooperation, and peace among different cultures and countries.