Pierre Thiam


Food Services

Charred Corn Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing

Pierre Thiam Catering

Pierre Thiam Catering is recognized as the leader in bringing an African twist to catering events around the world. Their commitment to perfection and creativity, along with the team's professionalism and attention to details has won Pierre Thiam Catering many accolades.

Pierre Thiam Catering brings passion to the table.  Using the best seasonal and local ingredients to re-create classic dishes as well as global ethnic flavors inspires our menus.

Our chefs take pride in preparing every dish from our kitchen and are happy to accommodate your menu wishes. Each menu is tailored to match the theme of your event.

Pierre Thiam Catering offers a full event design and planning service. From flowers, cake design, lighting, DJs, Live music from jazz bands to African acoustics or string quartets.

We work closely with you to accommodate your budget. Each event is uniquely tailored to turn your party into a memorable celebration.

Select from our varied choices to create a delicious experience.

  •  Breakfast
  •  Canapés
  •  Bowl Food
  •  First Course
  •  Main Course
  •  Sweet & Dessert

Cooking Classes (Private or Group)

In addition to his work as a chef, Thiam has has given lectures and cooking classes at venues around the world, such as: the Institute for Culinary Education (ICE), The French Culinary Institute, the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), Natural Gourmet Institute and Google Headquarters.

At the heart of Pierre's vision for African food is a desire to share his native West African cuisine with the world.  Please contact below for more information on how to book your next cooking class with Pierre Thiam. 


Travel and Tours

For more information on how you can join Pierre on his next culinary journey, please read below.

upcoming Trips

Tastes of West Africa, February 1-10, 2019

Join Chef Thiam and the West African  Research Association for a culinary journey to Senegal. Learn to prepare signature West African dishes while discovering the region through food and travel. You will leave the program with a new understanding the cultures and history of West Africa as well as some new recipes with which to delight and amaze your friends and family.


speaking engagements

Book Pierre to speak at your next event or conference!