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Gbugbemi Fregene

Gbugbemi Fregene

Private Chef, Chef Fregz

Gbubemi Fregene, also known as “Chef Fregz” is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute in Paris, France, where he trained in classical French cooking techniques.

On completion of his diploma at Le Cordon Bleu, he worked as an intern at the Prestigious Market Restaurant, Paris, before returning home to Nigeria. Upon his return, Chef Fregz built his brand focusing on attracting Nigerian youths by appealing to their passion for new and creative cooking. In order to meet the need for young chefs to communicate and connect with the upwardly mobile crowd which he serviced, he promoted his brand by hosting regularly summer style cookouts called Chef Fregz™”Special.

He is a food columnist and judge on Knorr Taste Quest.