Pre-teen vegan chef Omari McQueen not too long ago landed his personal present on CBBC—a BBC-operated channel for kids. Aimed toward kids between the ages of seven and 16, What’s Cooking Omari? is a seven-minute weekly section hosted by the 12-year-old United Kingdom-based chef who will put together plant-based recipes to encourage kids to ditch animal merchandise.
“He’s solely 12 years previous however has already gained the hearts of tons of and 1000’s on-line, cooking up a storm together with his scrumptious vegan meals,” BBC acknowledged. “In his first-ever TV fee, Omari introduces us to his effervescent siblings, who be part of him within the kitchen to create a beautiful array of scrumptious wholesome meals for all of the household to get pleasure from.”
McQueen went vegan when he was seven years previous and created his personal vegan model Dipalicious on the age of eight after beginning a YouTube channel the place he filmed himself making a vegan pizza served together with his personal Caribbean Kick dip. Final yr, McQueen hosted a Dipalicious pop-up restaurant in Croydon, United Kingdom, the place he served a wide range of vegan Caribbean-inspired fare. McQueen can be releasing his first cookbook, Omari McQueen’s Finest Bites Cookbook, in January 2021.
What’s Cooking Omari? will air on Sunday at 9:30am on CBBC.