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Sumptuous African Restaurant Los Angeles Press Release

JUNE 1, 2016

Sumptuous African Restaurant Receives 2015 Best of Inglewood Award

Inglewood Award Program Honors the Achievement

INGLEWOOD November 4, 2015 -- Sumptuous African Restaurant has been selected for the 2015 Best of Inglewood Award in the African Restaurants category by the Inglewood Award Program.

Each year, the Inglewood Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Inglewood area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2015 Inglewood Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Inglewood Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Inglewood Award Program

The Inglewood Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Inglewood area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Inglewood Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Inglewood Award Program

Inglewood Award Program

Chef Imo-owo's Biography

JUNE 1, 2016

Chef Boniface Imo-owo is an accomplished restauranteur, Chief Executive Officer/Chef Owner of Sumptuous Meals Ltd, started his catering career with an interest in cooking right from his mum’s kitchen. Thereafter he gained admission to study food catering in Yaba College of Technology, Lagos Nigeria graduated with Higher National Diploma in catering.

Worked as a chef with one of the nation's top Restaurants (Satisfaction Restaurant, Ltd) as Executive Chef / Operation Manager with Tastee Fried Chicken. Boniface served as an Executive Chef/ Food Adviser to the Organizing committee of Nigeria 99 FIFA World Youth Championship.

He set up Sumptuous Meals Ltd, a reputable off-premises catering company with a staff strength of over 82 employees at present, with an annual turnover of over 2.5 million USD.

Boniface graduated with honors from the University of Calabar Nigeria with a Master of Business Administration in 2006 and a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2003 from North American University Benin.

He is a member of the following bodies:

International Caterers Association (ICA)

National Association of Professional Caterers Nigeria

National Association of Catering Executive

Chef Boniface Imoowo, cooks with style and soul. Growing up in a small family, the Nigeria Akwa Ibom State native creates boldly flavored deeply satisfying ethnic dishes. He brought his unique style of cooking with an ethnic twist and African flair out West doing private cooking for parties and events a few years ago. His plates have been described as "tear-jerking".

Chef Boniface has over 20 years’ experience in the restaurant hospitality business. He's taught cooking classes in Lagos Nigeria, owned sumptuous restaurants in cities in Nigeria.

He is the president of Sumptuous Group International LLC, owner of Sumptuous African Restaurant

His newest restaurant, in the Inglewood California has received excellence culinary awards and recognitions within the very first year in the city of Inglewood. . 

A proud alumnus of Cater-Source and Cater arts, an immediate past board member of the International Caterers association USA

He is a Higher National Diploma graduate in Catering and Hotel Management, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, and an MBA.