Jose Garces - Quotes

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As long as you remember what you love and why you love it, it will never be far from your heart - or your plate. ---->>>

Don't be afraid to adapt new ingredients into your own techniques, and traditional ingredients into new recipes. ---->>>

I think that a lot of us at home are iron chefs in their own right in that we have to come up with meals real quickly. ---->>>

Positivity, that's one of the things I try to spread throughout my company and really anyone I come in contact with. Because as you know, life's too short. You got to keep it positive and keep it fun. ---->>>

Being Ecuadorian is, I don't want to say it's tough but it's... something special to me. ---->>>

Chicago is a lot of my background as a chef. ---->>>

There a great ethnic cuisine available to you in Chicago. ---->>>

If you were a Colombian, you would have your version of an empanada. If you are an Argentinean, you might find a dough that's baked and has a butter sheen on it. And then in Ecuador, you'll find more crispy-fried empanadas. So, yeah, every culture has their own version of empanadas. ---->>>

Some of the best cooks that I've cooked with, whether it's in New York or Chicago or even here in Philadelphia, are actually Ecuadorians. And there's something about their palates that really just inspires me, and has a really deep sense of flavor. ---->>>

I spent several years cooking on a line. ---->>>

I studied cooking in Spain after college. ---->>>

I'm a huge fan of burgers, and they're not my wife's favorite, so we don't cook them at home. ---->>>

From the time I was 8 until now, I've been working. My Social Security is looking solid. ---->>>

My family came from Ecuador. ---->>>

Well, you know, for me, I think Spanish food is festive. ---->>>

I have experienced a tremendous amount of personal and professional growth, and I feel incredibly lucky that I'm able to make a career out of doing the things that I love. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 07-06, 1981
Occupation: Chef

Jose Garces is an Ecuadorian American chef, restaurant owner, and Iron Chef. He was born in Chicago to Ecuadorian parents. He won in the second season of The Next Iron Chef. After graduating from Gordon Tech in 1990, Garces studied Culinary Arts at Kendall College in Chicago. Garces owns eight restaurants in Philadelphia: Amada, Tinto, Distrito, Rosa Blanca, Village Whiskey, Garces Trading Company, JG Domestic, Volver and Buena Onda (wikipedia)