He is a chef, dad, author and TV host based in Harlem, NY. JJ Johnson is a James Beard Award-winner for his cookbook “Between Harlem and Heaven: Afro-Asian-American Cooking for Big Nights, Weeknights, and Every Day.” He is the chef/owner of FIELDTRIP restaurant in Harlem (with other locations), which recently received the coveted title as one of the “Best New Restaurants in America” by Esquire magazine. In this episode we discuss the impact a trip to Ghana had on his culinary point of view and how his wife’s career as a nurse influenced him to feed frontline workers. He is a supporter of Share Our Strength, Food Bank For NYC and many more organizations. Enjoy this episode as we go Beyond the Plate… with Chef JJ Johnson.
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