Restauranteur, Author, and Chef Carla Hall on Being Black In the Culinary World


Carla Hall has spent much of her career fighting for visibility in the culinary industry, on television (on shows like Top Chef and The Chew) and in publishing. In this animated excerpt from her interview on an episode of the Eater Upsell, Hall recounts the kind of pushback she’s faced when trying to bring African and African-American recipes to a wider audience, including questions of approachability that seem to be reserved mostly for Black chefs and writers.

Click here to watch the video and listen to the Eater episode.