Local Deaths- Chef Armel Soleil Banguid

Sunrise Feb. 10, 1968 – Sunset March 7, 2013

Chef Soleil was born in Makoua, Congo-Brazzaville. He passed away after a hemorrhagic stroke at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley at the age of 45. A renowned African Chef who started at the Farmers Market and ended up at the Frog and Fiddle in Alameda, Chef Soleil crafted a unique and tasty Pan- African cuisine that enticed the masses.

With his big smile and warm personality, he will be missed badly. Chef Soleil is survived by his wife T.J., his two daughters, Divine and Prudence; his mother, siblings, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services Saturday, March 30, at noon at the New Bridges Presbyterian Church, 26236 Adrian Ave., Hayward. His remains will be returned to his homeland; Congo- Brazzaville.

For further information please call: Harry W. Greer, Funeral Director (FDR-745).

Alameda Funeral and Cremation Services

1415 Oak St. Alameda

Ca. License FD-2139 510-522-6020


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