Tokunbo Koiki, Founder of Tokunbo Kitchen has been shortlisted in the Entrepreneur of The Year category at the BBI’s Enterprise Minds Awards 2017.
This awards nomination comes in the same year as Tokunbo’s Kitchen 2nd anniversary. Since the launch of her business, Tokunbo’s Kitchen, 2 years ago Tokunbo Koiki has fed over 5000 people having successfully operated at 6 street food festivals, hosted 9 pop-up and supper clubs events and completed 3 in-house chef residencies. In 2017 the business hosted an on-going residency at a Boutique hotel in North London with 80 – 100 covers per service, serving Nigerian Food to a demographic that had never tasted many of the dishes that were on the menu. This shortlisting serves as a reminder of Tokunbo’s hard work over the past 2 years.
The Enterprise Minds Awards were officially launched in October 2004 as part of the annual Black History Month with a mission to Celebrate Diversity and Achievement among the African and Caribbean communities and businesses of the UK.
“Tokunbo’s Kitchen is a space and opportunity for people to experience and enjoy the type of delicious home cooked Nigerian food I grew up eating. I started Tokunbo’s Kitchen here in London as this is a city that has shaped me into the proud British-Nigerian woman I am.” Tokunbo Koiki, Founder of Tokunbo’s Kitchen.
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