Episode 10

Chef Jose Garces: how he became one of the nation’s leading culinary authorities of Spanish and Latin-American cuisine (S8/Ep.10)

Published on: 7th December, 2022

Jose Garces is an Iron Chef, father, husband, cookbook author, James Beard Award-winner, entrepreneur and food innovator. He has a number of restaurants in Philadelphia and Atlantic City. In this episode, he discusses the influence his parents had on his career, the reason he passed up what many would consider to be the “dream job,” and the art of balancing his time in the kitchen vs. time with his family. He co-founded the Garces Foundation in 2011, which provides ongoing and actionable assistance to the immigrant community of Philadelphia. Enjoy this episode as we go Beyond the Plate… with Chef Jose Garces.

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Beyond the Plate
Social Impact in the Culinary World
Join Andrew “Kappy” Kaplan as he sits down in-person with the world’s culinary elite to explore their journey into the food industry and the social impact they have made in their community. Every episode will share inspiring stories of what it means to be in today’s hospitality industry.

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