Makena Tarichia

Makena studied culinary arts, and catering at the Kenya polytechnic while working with her mother Lois who has owned cafes in Nairobi since the 60s.

After immigrating to Canada as a refugee she started Out of Africa and has been running her business for 18 years. She's been serving Islanders with the best samosas for almost two decades and even recently launched a new addition, the breakfast samosa which fuses African and Canadian cuisines.