Bringing menu ideas to life is as exciting as it is frustrating, but when it comes together, it is a thing of wonder. Kimani Kiarie, or Chef Kim as he prefers to be called Chef Kim, says the rush of having an idea move from print and then to the tables of paying customers is
At the Five Senses in Nairobi, I recently got a chance to experience how a fine-dining French restaurant is supporting environmental sustainability in the sourcing of its ingredient. It was during the 6th edition of Good France, a global event by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and organised locally by the Embassy
French food is considered one of the finest and most complicated cuisines to master. But Kimani Kiarie bravely took on the ‘king of gastronomy’ when he opened the Five Senses Restaurant, a French fine dining establishment in Nairobi. Five Senses is a family-run restaurant that Kiarie operates with his mother, the person to whom he
At the Five Senses Restaurant in Nairobi Kenya, different aromas fill the inviting space as Chef Kimani Kiarie, and owner of this family-run establishment, works his magic in the open plan kitchen. For Kim, food is more than a way of life: it is also a way of self-expression. At a young age, Kim discovered his interest in
There is something about whisky that just does not get old. Aged is usually a good thing for most fine whiskies, the longer it stays in the cask, the finer and more accentuated the flavour of the notes that harmoniously make up the whisky. As such, the essence is to understand the individual notes and
As the food and restaurant business continues to grow in Kenya, a local chef who has done stints in the finest establishments in Switzerland, France, and Qatar is setting a table here home. “With the experience, I can bring a different kind of cuisine that is not in the market to expand the culinary options,”
Jason and Chef Kim of 5 Senses Restaurant made some white snapper served with bok choy.
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French cuisine with the finest Moët & Chandon champagne
Chef Kim takes us through the preparations of the Good France dinner at the 5 Senses Restaurant.