Aarón Sánchez

Chef at MasterChef
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Aarón Sánchez is an award-winning chef, TV personality, cookbook author and philanthropist. He is the chef/owner of Mexican restaurant Johnny Sánchez in New Orleans, and a judge on FOX's hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF. He co-starred on Food Network's Chopped and Chopped Junior, and is the author of two cookbooks. An active philanthropist, Sánchez launched the Aarón Sánchez Scholarship Fund, an initiative empowering aspiring chefs from the Latin community to follow their dreams and attend culinary school. One of the world's most distinguished Latin chefs, Aarón is also passionate about preserving his family's legacy through food and encouraging diversity in the kitchen.

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  • I think, for me, getting a chance to mentor is what makes it amazing. The fact that, whether you win the whole competition or not, this experience is what can give you that confidence to do this for a living.

    5 November 2020