By: CARLOS A. CORIANO
The “Top 10 Best New Chefs” prestigious accolade recognizes local chefs for their exceptional talent and passionate work in strengthening Puerto Rico’s long-standing reputation as the Gastronomic Capital of the Caribbean.
A rigorous evaluation process was conducted by an elite committee of chefs who earned this prestigious recognition in 1997, namely – Xavier Pacheco of La Jaquita Baya; Juan Peña de Fern; Jiovanni Orrias de Monalisa; Pedro Torres de En Boga; Humberto Guardiola of the Catholic University of Mayagüez; Ariel Rodríguez of Augusto’s Cuisine in Miramar; Juan Camacho of Papillon, and Enrique Piñeiro of Mesa 364 – and Yaira Solís Escudero and Augusto Schreiner.
Source: EL VOCERO. Una nueva cepa de chefs jóvenes by Yaira Solís Escudero, editor in chief of dePALADAR.