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Frankincense Restaurant

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Chef Jamal

  • Has over 18 years of experience in the restaurant industry.
  • Has created concepts for 9 new restaurants nationally and internationally including:
    • Safari Restaurant of Harlem,  which was named the Best African Restaurant by New York Times and the Village Voice in 2015.
    • Safari Express of Midtown Global Market which was voted best fast casual restaurant by City Pages and Minneapolis Saint Paul magazine 6x.
    • Jambo Kitchen! recognized by Vice News as a restaurant that services food without borders.
    • Safari restaurant and Event Center was awarded the best African restaurant by Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine in 2009 and 2012.
    • Jubba Restaurant in Stockholm Sweden.
  • Has been featured in publications such as:
    • CNN International
    • New York Times
    • New York Post
    • ABC News
    • CBS Evening news
    • Conde Nast Traveler
    • Serious Eats
    • Vice News 
    • China Global Television Network (CGTN)
  •  Has recently participated as a guest chef at United Nations Unesco in Ostersund Sweden


Creator of droolworthy dishes such as:


  • Chicken Fantastik (Available Nationally)
  • Swordfish Sabaaya Roll  (New York)
  • Ke'Ke Noodles (A classic and positive addition to Somali Cusine)
  • Hashi Camel Burger (Available in 42 Restaurants Internationally)
  • Hashi Camel Sliders
  • Hashi BizBaz
  • Basil Mango Curry
  • The Haji Sandwich
  • Manchurian Vegan Taco
  • Jam Jam Taco
  • Mango Curry Chicken
  • Jambo Steak (Nationally in available 11 Restaurant)
  • Sweet potato Sambusa
    Rosemary Roasted Goat Cutlet
    Safari chicken Saffron Soup (Winner of Minneapolis SILVER ladle)
  • Introduced Sambuzas on the Book title "Minnesota Lunches"
    Minnesota State Fair Camel on A Stick and Hashi Camel Burgers

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