According to Wikipedia,
Tariq Hanna was Executive Pastry Chef and partner of the Sucré dessert restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was born and raised in Nigeria, and after attending boarding school in England, Hanna moved to the United States to attend Lawrence Technological University in Detroit, Michigan. Hanna enrolled himself in culinary school at Oakland Community College. His first job in the restaurant industry was working the sandwich board at a deli in Southfield, Michigan named Sol's Deli. While searching for jobs in hot food, Hanna dabbled in pastries on the side.
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