Yolélé | Choppin' It Up

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Welcome to Choppin’ It Up: our series to celebrate and support the Black-owned brands on our app. To bring the series to life, we teamed up with chef & culinary influencer DeVonn Francis who hosted conversations with founders of Pipcorn, Yolélé, Partake, and A Dozen Cousins.

Choppin' It Up

Meet Pierre Thiam of Yolélé

We know that a recipe is only as good as its ingredients, but we needed to learn more about fonio—the grain central to Yolélé's products. So, we chatted with Pierre Thiam—cofounder of Yolélé, chef, and restaurateur— in episode 2 of Choppin' It Up. In this episode, learn about why he started Yolélé, how he's bringing sustainable African flavors to the world, and why fonio is centered in his products.

Watch episode 2 below! And, shop all Black-owned brands in the app for 20% off.

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