Food Network favorite, Chef Aarón Sánchez has been announced as one of the celebrity chefs appearing at the 2020 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival. Chef Sánchez is an award-winning chef, TV personality, author and philanthropist. In addition, he is chef/owner of Johnny Sánchez in New Orleans, and a judge on FOX’s hit culinary competition series MasterChef and MasterChef Junior. He is partner/creative director of Cocina, the first online content platform dedicated to celebrating Latin lifestyle through its vibrant culinary culture. Aarón grew up in the restaurant business and is passionate about preserving his family’s legacy through food and encouraging diversity in the kitchen.
Aarón has starred in multiple Food Network shows, most notably as a judge on Chopped and Chopped Jr. He was the host of Cooking Channel’s Emmy-nominated series, Taco Trip, and has appeared on a numerous other shows including; Iron Chef and Best Thing I Ever Ate. Additionally, Aarón hosted two Spanish-language shows on Fox Life, 3 Minutos con Aarón and MOTOCHEFS.
A third-generation cookbook author, Aarón has written two cookbooks – “La Comida del Barrio” and “Simple Food, Big Flavor”. In fall 2019 he published a memoir titled “Where I Come From: Life Lessons From a Latino Chef”.
Chef Aarón will be showcasing his creative twist on latino flavors during his cooking demonstration/four-course tasting luncheon. Wine pairings will include wines from Scherrer Vineyards highly rated vintages and more.
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