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Gillian Piroth nominated Best African Chef in Germany at AFRONEWS Awards 2023

Gillian Piroth has been nominated for Best African Restaurant in Germany at AFRONEWS Awards 2023.

African community awards. AFRONEWS AWARDS 2023. Gillian Piroth has been nominated for Best African Restaurant in Germany at AFRONEWS Awards 2023.

Who is Gillian Piroth?

Gillian is a Kenyan professional passionate about promoting African culture in Europe and, more specifically, through African cuisine. She set up My Ethnic Cooking and Catering to introduce African cuisine to Germans and other nationalities.

She was born and raised in Kenya before relocating to Germany almost 20 years ago and has more than seven years working experience in organising extraordinary African cooking events and also in preparing African dishes for exclusive events. She has had great opportunities to hold Team Cooking events with international banks in Frankfurt and London. She’s also an expert in private catering for family events, home cooking, and regular cooking classes that take place every Saturday in Germany.

Gillian also owns NAIROBI – Kenianisches Restaurant + Grill located in Eschborn close to Frankfurt am Main, where you can discover the authentic Kenyan Cuisine and immerse yourself in the rich flavours and vibrant atmosphere of Kenya. The restaurant takes you on a culinary journey through the heart of Kenya, showcasing its traditional dishes and unique dining experience right in Germany.

Kenya is known for its diverse culinary heritage, blending influences from various ethnic groups such as Kikuyu, Luhya, Luo, and Maasai.

Gillian’s main goal is to integrate African food culture as she also tackles issues of racism in Germany. She works in cooperation with Elizabeth Horlemann on the RaceThink dinner project.

Together with her team members, they have a collective experience of 15 years plus in the African culinary business. They provide clients with exclusive African cooking classes, private Chef Services, and Event management services like never before offered in Germany.


Facebook: @MyEthnicCookingGermany
Instagram: @ethniquq


The AFRONEWS AWARDS celebrate and recognise the outstanding achievements of Africans in different fields in Germany. They are a way of appreciating and encouraging Africans who have excelled in different fields and are making a positive contribution to the German society.

The Awards also recognise the good work done by African organisations/associations and businesses to promote a positive image of Africa and Africans, facilitate integration of Africans in Germany, promote business opportunities and international cooperation between Germany and African countries, and above all, make Germany and the world a better place for all of us.

How to vote for your nominee

Public voting online for the official Award nominees is officially open on the 7th August 2023 here: AFRONEWS Awards Germany (2023) – VOTING IS NOW OPEN!!

How to sponsor the AFRONEWS AWARDS 2023 Gala Night:

The Afronews Awards 2023 Gala Night is a high-level event that offers companies a variety of channels to increase their visibility amongst members of the African Community in Germany. To sponsor the event, please contact;

Stephen Ogongo,
Editor of Afronews Germany,
Tel/WhatsApp: +393333010654.


Chris Black,
GMB Promotions
Tel/WhatsApp: +49 163 1254715

Sponsors of AFRONEWS Awards 2023

Ortel Mobile, Germany’s leading prepaid sim cards provider for people with a migration background, is the major sponsor of the AFRONEWS AWARDS 2023.

The Awards are also sponsored by Taptap Send, an easy-to-use smartphone app that lets you send money to family and friends with just a few taps and a debit card.

The AFRONEWS Awards Gala Night 2023

The event will be held in Waiblingen, Stuttgart on 21st October 2023. The venue chosen for the Afronews Awards Gala Night 2023 is: Bürgerzentrum Waiblingen, Bürgerzentrum, An d. Talaue 4, 71334 Waiblingen, Stuttgart. The date is: 21st October 2023, from 17:30. Save the date!!


You are all encouraged to attend the Awards Gala Night. You can make reservations from this link:

Reservations are made on a first-come first-served basis. For further info on Reservations to attend the Awards Gala Night, please contact:

GMB Promotions
Tel/WhatsApp: +49 163 1254715