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Aaron Sanchez

Aarón Sánchez (born February 12, 1976) is a chef and television personality. He is the executive chef and part-owner of Johnny Sánchez with locations in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Baltimore, Maryland. He is the co-star of Food Network’s hit series, Chopped, and the host of Cooking Channel's Emmy-nominated Taco Trip. He has appeared on Iron Chef America, and is one of the few chefs whose battles have ended in a draw, tying with Masaharu Morimoto in "Battle Black Bass" in Season 2. He was also a contestant on The Next Iron Chef

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My mother and my grandmother are pioneers of Mexican cuisine in this country, so I grew up in the ki ...

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When I was a teenager, I worked in New Orleans for a chef named Paul Prudhomme. That was a very impo ...

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I wanted to get away from the Mexican vernacular and do more 'nuevo Latino.' Americans are starting ...

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Latin food suffers like Chinese. You can do marginal Chinese and be successful. You can do crappy Me ...

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Instead of going out, I'm trying to encourage people to have a memorable experience in their own hom ...

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I was a little, uh, incorrigible as a kid, so the kitchen was a good place to give me structure and ...

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If we're talking fantasy, I would love to host a late night talk show... More Fallon than Leno. Thos ...

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Marcus Samuelsson is a chef who inspires me everyday. He has such a deep understanding of flavors an ...

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Nobody likes sweaty coleslaw.

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I like to cook with the philosophy of using great ingredients and not altering them too much.

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My biggest challenge is cooking traditional French dishes, which usually require very specific techn ...

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“You walk in there, and it's all for real, ... You have to have an idea with some variance.”

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“My family, we are three generations of cookbook writers,”

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“I am wearing a Mexican flag bandanna, ... I was not playing. I was there to win.”

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“I'm very proud of him, ... He is well- deserving, hard-working and very humble.”

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