Omar Tate

Years of Participation

Omar Tate is a chef, artist, and cofounder of Honeysuckle Projects, a multifacted food company that focuses on the nuanced cultures and cuisines of the Black diaspora. Omar has emerged as a visionary and a leading thinker on the restaurant industry’s cultural development as a whole. He specifically focuses on race and ethnicity to tear down structural barriers through his practice in Honeysuckle, his pop-up cultural concept. In 2020, Honeysuckle was named pop up of the year by Esquire Magazine and in 2021, Time Magazine named Omar as one of the 100 innovators to watch as part of their Time100Next list.