Whoever Knew Yetunde Kuti Was A Damn Good Chef? Meet Chef Yeide Who Wow’ed Us! 

November 19, 2019

We got an expert mixologist to help us bring one of our sponsored VRSUS videos to life by mixing varieties of chapman. Little did we know she was also a chef until we got in a conversation with her, while sipping our sublime drinks; no they were not spiked.

Apparently, Yetunde Anikulapo Kuti, professionally known as Chef Yeide, is not just a mixologist, she is also a chef and what we would call a versatile creative; how else can we describe the fact that she can sing, dance, mix great drinks and cook mouth-watering dishes?

What began as a passion for cooking creative and tasty dishes at age 12, under the guidance of her late grandmother led her to open her new restaurant-Kuti’s Bistro- which caters Intercontinental and West African cuisines in a contemporary and fine dining atmosphere

Chef Yeide studied Music at MUSON Center, Lagos in 2009, becoming a backup singer and dancer with Seun Kuti and Eypt 80 before she thought to pursue a culinary career, going back to her first love for cooking. This was why she went on to learn cake making and cookery at Yetkem Institute of Catering and Hotel Management in 2010. Her zest for more culinary knowledge had her making French and Senegal cuisines in a French restaurant when she moved to Paris in 2013. 

Being widely traveled and bagging a  degree in Culinary Arts, an Advanced  Diploma in Food Preparation and Cookery,  and a Higher International Diploma from Westminster  Kingsway College Centre, England, United Kingdom prepared her for the role of an Executive Chef at Barrel Lounge and Restaurant, Ikeja, Lagos in 2018, where she worked for more than a year before establishing Kuti’s Bistro.

Our advice? You should try the chef’s special when you go to Kuti’s Bistro; signature dishes like the Seafood Ofada, the SK (a fish special), the multi-coloured sauce special, they taste superb. Kuti’s Bistro is at located at 9, Ogundana Street, Ikeja, Lagos. 

You'll like this

Avatar

Join The Conversation

Bring a friend.

Watch

Now on Zikoko

Recommended Quizzes

June 14, 2020

Have you ever been with someone so horrible that you swore to never date again? Yes? Well, do you know that one or more of your exes probably feels the same way about you? You never thought about that, huh? Thankfully, this quiz is here to let you know just how much of a hassle […]

November 12, 2019

Are you a single pringle, stuck in a complicated situationship or happily married to the love of your life? This quiz is here to guess your current relationship status, and as you know, Zikoko quizzes are incredibly accurate (don’t quote us). So, give a shot:

More from General

September 2, 2020

Just tired of staying in the same place? Want to explore? We compile 5 of the best things we have heard about Calabar. 1. Richness in Culture Calabar culture is one of the richest cultures in Nigeria, varying from food, to dances to festivals and carnivals. You should give the city a visit. 2. The […]

August 31, 2020

I had a conversation with a 24-year-old who suspects that her husband cheated on her with his cousin while they were still dating. She talks about the age difference between them, the disrespect she had to endure while dating him and the choice she had to make. There are so many decisions I have made […]

August 31, 2020

1. Time To Go And Meet Your Favorite Lecturer You, yes you. You have had peace of mind for the last 6 months. But in the next three weeks you will try to submit your assignment after the deadline and someone will shout “Will you get out of my office?!” Why? Because the Governor of […]

August 28, 2020

At some point, Nigeria will have to declare a national emergency on the crime of defilement. For starters, I actually thought “defilement” was just another sensational term used on newspaper headlines, but it actually is a criminal offence. Section 137 of the Lagos Criminal Law (2015), for instance, prescribes an imprisonment for life for anyone […]

August 27, 2020

The general reaction when we think or talk about cockroaches is disgust. However, meeting a flying roach in person is a whole different ball game. Ladies, this is what a man’s reaction to a flying cockroach says about him in bed. Don’t try to understand the inference, I am about to drop some nuggets so […]

Watch

Trending Videos

Zikoko Originals

June 22, 2020
'The Couch' is a Zikoko series featuring real life stories from anonymous people.
June 22, 2020
Hacked is an interesting new series by Zikoko made up of fictional but hilarious chat conversations.
June 4, 2020
What happens when a group of chatty young Nigerians talk about things they're passionate about? You get Nigerians talk. A show that discusses very familiar struggles for the average Nigerian. From relationship deal breakers to sex education with Nigerian parents to leaving Nigeria, be prepared for a ride.
June 2, 2020
Quickie is a video series where everyone featured gets only one minute to rant, review or do absolutely anything.
May 14, 2020
Isolation Diary is a Zikoko series that showcases what isolation is like for one young Nigerian working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
March 12, 2020
Life is already hard. Deciding where to eat and get the best lifestyle experiences, isn't something you should stress about. Let VRSUS do that for you.
February 6, 2020
Who doesn't want to find love? In our bid to help, we paired up a bunch of single Nigerians, sending them on an all-expense paid date, and interviewing them before and after they met.
January 27, 2020
Nigerians Talk is what happened when a motley crew of young Nigerians were put in front of a camera and asked a bunch of apparently random questions about life, love, money and more.
September 24, 2019
A group of Zikoko staff go on a road trip to every mainland country in ECOWAS West Africa

Z! Stacks

Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in:

Zikoko amplifies African youth culture by curating and creating smart and joyful content for young Africans and the world.
X