Since opening his first restaurant, Amada, in 2005, Chef Jose Garces has emerged as an enormous talent and one of the nation’s most gifted young chefs. He has opened six additional restaurants, in both Philadelphia and Chicago; authored a stunning cookbook, Latin Evolution (Lake Isle Press, September 2008); and won the James Beard Foundation’s prestigious “Best Chef Mid-Atlantic” award 2009. Most recently, Chef Garces was named winner of Food Network’s The Next Iron Chef and will appear on the upcoming season of Iron Chef America.Back to all authorsBack to top of page
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Chef Jose Garces’ Latin Evolution is an exciting debut collection of modern Spanish and Latin American cuisine from one of America’s most dynamic and innovative chefs.
Spanning cultures and continents, Chef Jose Garces takes a look back at the many food traditions that have shaped his life. Beginning in Ecuador, ancestral home to his family and the foods nearest to his heart, Garces celebrates the traditional recipes of his childhood. He makes his way through Spain, Cuba, Mexico, and Peru—cuisines he has come to know, love, and master.