Chef Elijah Amoo Addo

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Chef Elijah is using his experience in the catering industry to champion a series of community food initiatives supporting vulnerable people. In 2012, he started Chefs for Change Ghana Foundation which arranged for surplus food from the hospitality industry to be used to provide food for people with mental health issues, pensioners and children in need. Elijah later left his job as a head chef to set up Food for All Ghana, West Africa’s first food bank. Since launching in 2015, the organisation has recovered more than $10,000 worth of food products to feed and support almost 5000 beneficiaries across five regions in Ghana. It has also established new and extended existing partnerships with supermarkets, farmers and hotels, and has created a number of community food farms. Elijah’s vision is to grow the number of community food banks operated by Food for All Ghana from three to 30 across Ghana and West Africa in the next three years.

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Chef Elijah Amoo Addo is Chef, Food Stylist, Social Entrepreneur, Tv Host and Recipient of the 2017 Queens Young Leader Award presented by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for his contribution towards social development across the commonwealth.

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Providing the best intercontinental and local dishes of food and services

Chef Elijah Amoo Addo Is The Founder Of Food For All Africa Programme, A Social Enterprise Which Operates West Africa's First Community Food Support In Ghana

Chef Elijah Addo has worked and partnered with hotels and restaurants such as Chase, +233 Jazz bar, Alisa hotel, Burger and Relish and many others.

He was the acting general secretary of the Greater Accra chefs association and Ghana chefs association for two years.
He is the inspiring founder of Chefs for Change Ghana foundation,an NGO that promotes local culinary profession in Ghana and also promotes Ghanaian ingredients in meeting international standards

He is the regional director for Aregala Hellas, A global chef’s brigade also known as “Chefs without Borders.” Chef Elijah as also known by the public is a social commentator,  father,  caterer, food stylist and food brand promoter.
He has appeared on many TV and radio programs that centers around food and society development.

He has worked for corporate bodies such as Nestle, Finatrade, GADCO, Ghana Cocoa Board, GhOne, Insel communication and many others. 

Chef Elijah has through his foundation fed over 50,000 street kids, aged, mentally challenged and vulnerable in society.

Awards & Recognitions

Future Award Africa award Prize in Community Action 2015
Queens Young Leader by Queen Elizabeth II 2017
100 Most Influential Young Africans 2017
Kumvana Fellow 2015
YALI-USADF Entrepreneurship competition 2017
Global Accelerator 2017
YALI-USADF Entrepreneurship competition 2017
Takeda Young Entrepreneurs Award- Japan 2018
Dubai International Award for Best Practices, Cycle 10 2018
Delivered a pitch at the EuroAfrican Forum 2019

The love of a family is a life's greatest blessing.

Chef Elijah is a father of four children and has been married to Mrs. Wilhelmina Ayorkor Addo, Director of Eliwils Food Design Catering Services