African Chop

African Chop is a food truck and catering company based in Los Angeles, CA specializing in West African cuisine. Our menu is our fresh take on classic West African dishes we ate growing up. With a flavor profile inspired by fond memories of home, we hope to introduce these dishes to those who have never sampled these flavors before, and share them again with those who have.

About Chef Opportune

Opportune Akendeu

Chef Opportune Akendeu, founder of Africa Chop food truck and catering, was born in Cameroon and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 14. Opportune is an intuitive chef who learned by watching and helping her parents prepare family diners and in no time she was able to cook elaborate dinners for private events.

What do we make?

With more than 10 years of experience, Opportune is the founder and Executive Chef for the first West African food truck to ever grace the streets of Los Angeles with delicious African gourmet cuisine. Opportune has an extensive resume detailing important clientele from brands like Yahoo, Red Bull, Oracle, HBO, Starz and was featured on Eater LA.
Opportune aspires to one day be an author of many well sorted recipe books and possibly directing and producing a film depicting her passion and love for food and her journey of becoming everything she ever dreamt of and more.

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