12 year old vegan Omari McQueen has landed his own TV show on CBBC

Yvonne O'Halloran

Whilst budding plant-based chef and cookbook author Omari McQueen is only twelve years old, he is already on his way to entrepreneurship, having landed his own TV show with BBC’s children’s channel CBBC.

Boasting the title of the youngest award-winning vegan chef in the UK, McQueen will now be showing his peers how to cook delicious vegan meals in his new show ‘What’s Cooking Omari?’.

Airing every Sunday at 9.30am, the cooking episodes will feature simple yet inspiring meal and snack recipes to encourage kids age 7 to 16 to get creative with healthy plant-based foods.

McQueen already has his own ‘Best Bites Cookbook’ launching in January, as well as a popular youtube cooking channel ‘Omari Goes Wild’ with over 3,000 subscribers.

Speaking of the show, the BBC said in a statement: “He’s only 12 years old but has already won the hearts of hundreds and thousands online, cooking up a storm with his delicious vegan food.”

In his first-ever TV commission, Omari introduces us to his effervescent siblings, who join him in the kitchen to create a wonderful array of delicious healthy meals for all the family to enjoy.”

Article written by Martha Moody- United Kingdom

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