Chef & Founder Mawa McQueen has lived on three continents: Africa, Europe, and North America. She has drawn her culinary influences from each of the places she has lived. Mawa describes her food as World Fusion with French and African heritage. During Black History Month 2023, let Chef Mawa delight your palate with tempting dishes from around the world.
Throughout the month of February, Mawa’s Kitchen will be offering daily specials at lunch and dinner. These special sections will be offered in addition to our regular menu items. You can find our regular dinner menu and lunch menu at the links.
Revised February 15, 2023
Culinary Events and Experiences at Mawa’s Kitchen Aspen, Colorado
Aspen Guest Chef Popup Series – Chef Ope Amosu
Chef Ope Amosu from ChòpnBlọk in Houston, TX, will be kicking off the Guest Chef series in celebration of Black History Month. Chef Ope Amosu will be creating a 4 course menu of Nigerian inspired cuisine.
ChòpnBlọk Takeover Menu
Please note that the Friday, February 24th event will take place at our sister restaurant, Mawita in Snowmass Village, Colorado.
49 Wood Road
The Thursday event will be held at Mawa’s Kitchen in Aspen.
Thursday, February 23rd, 2023 at Mawa’s Kitchen & Friday, February 24th, 2023 at Mawita. To make your reservation, please use the green buttons below.
First Course “Colonial Africa”
• Yassa Scotch Egg Salad
2nd Course “Land of Milk & Honey”
• Palm Oil Gbegiri Bisque
Main Course “Motherland Greens & Gold”
• Liberian Rice & Greens
• Oloyin Coconut Curry
• Ikoyi Shrimp
Dessert – “Plantain Parlay”
• Nigerian Plantain Bread & Colonial Cream
$98 per person, Tax, beverages, gratuity additional.
A portion of the proceeds from Chef Ope’s dinner are going to Aspen Strong.
Reserve for Thursday, February 23rd
Reserve for Friday, February 24th
Updated February 16, 2023