Chef Jose Garces opened his first restaurant, Amada, in 2005, with the goal of exploring the rich tradition of Spanish tapas. Since then, he has emerged as an enormous talent and one of the nation’s most gifted young chefs. He has opened twelve additional restaurants across the country, been named the James Beard Foundation’s “Best Chef Mid-Atlantic,” and won Food Network’s The Next Iron Chef. He has authored two stunning cookbooks, Latin Evolution and The Latin Road Home.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.