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About  Nzingas Kitchen

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Zuri Hester aka Chef Zinga

Nzingas kitchen was opened in 2014 by our Owner & Executive Chef Zuri Hester. Originally named Nzingas Breakfast Cafe serving up Creole inspired Breakfast on the South Side of Durham. Chef Zinga is a Durham Native and has attended Hillside High and North Carolina Central for her undergrad degree in Hospitality & Tourism. She went on to Johnson & Wales to receive her culinary Training. She came back home & opened what is now called Nzingas Kitchen. Chef started the restaurant with hopes of creating a safe space where people can enjoy & get some of the best Eats Durham has to offer.