Episode 69: Jose Garces on Protecting Undocumented Restaurant Workers
Today’s guest is Jose Garces, Father, farmer, food and drink lover, restaurateur, James Beard Award winner, author and Iron Chef. A second-generation Latin American, Garces was born to Ecuadorian parents and raised in Chicago. His culinary passion was cultivated at a young age by his paternal grandmother,, who taught him the Latin way of cooking. After graduating from Kendall College’s School of Culinary Arts, Garces worked in top-rated professional kitchens fromSpain to New York City before moving to Philadelphia and opening his first restaurant in 2005. He has since emerged as one of the nation’s leading chefs; owning and operating over a dozen restaurants, a thriving event/catering division and non-profit organization as well as a 40-acre organic farm in Bucks County, PA. Chef Garces is also the author of two cookbooks, The Latin Road Home and Latin Evolution. It's HRN's annual summer fund drive, this is when we turn to our listeners and ask that you make a donation to help ensure a bright future for food radio. Help us keep broadcasting the most thought provoking, entertaining, and educational conversations happening in the world of food and beverage. Become a member today! To celebrate our 10th anniversary, we have brand new member gifts available. So snag your favorite new pizza - themed tee shirt or enamel pin today and show the world how much you love HRN, just go to heritageradionetwork.org/donate A Hungry Society is powered by Simplecast.