Aspen diners have long been familiar with effervescent chef and restaurateur Mawa McQueen. The Ivory Coast native has been cooking locally since 2004…
Fonio: A New ‘It’ Grain That Could Unseat Quinoa | Aspen’s Mawa McQueen been a pioneering chef when it comes to the introduction of fonio, an up and coming grain from West Africa. While most American chefs had no experience with fonio, Chef Mawa was familiar with it from her childhood.
With the guiding values of connection, food and community, Snowmass Base Village is partnering with local chefs Mawa McQueen and Martin Oswald to host a community dinner next week
“Fantastic,” “crazy busy,” “packed.” These aren’t the words you would expect to hear from restaurateurs after six months of operating during a pandemic. But in Colorado’s resort and mountain towns, business owners say they were baffled by their numbers once they opened their doors in July and August.
Article by Maddie Vincent – July 2020 The Aspen Times’ Maddie Vincent discusses racism in America and its impacts on the local Aspen community. Ms. Vincent interviewed Aspen Business Leader, Entrepreneur and Chef, Mawa McQueen. It’s no secret that Aspen is known as a predominately white, wealthy Colorado ski town. And while leaders like Mawa […]