Sandra A. Gutierrez
Sandra Gutierrez is an expert on the subject of Latin American cuisine, its history and evolution. Sandra is the former food editor for The Cary News and her articles and recipes have been featured in Relish, Cooking Club of America, Cooking Pleasures, TASTE-FULL, Easy, USA Today, NBC Latino, Mamiverse, Ducklings, FOX Latino, Edible Piedmont, and in newspapers across the country. She is the author of The New Southern-Latino Table: Recipes that Bring Together the Bold and Beloved Flavors of Latin America & The American South, Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina and Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America.
Recognized as a leading expert on Latin cuisine, Sandra was a presenter on the subject of Latin American food at the conference of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) in 2012 and was a cookbook judge for the 2013 James Beard Awards. As a bilingual chef, Sandra has served as a Chef Ambassador for American Roland Foods. She teaches classes at Southern Season and Williams-Sonoma, which have sold out, and hosts her own blog at http://www.Sandraskitchen.typepad.com.