Lorena Garcia

Professional Chef

As one of the nation’s top celebrity chefs best known for her television roles on Top Chef Masters, America’s Next Great Restaurant and two times Emmy winning morning show Despierta America on Univision. Garcia has published two bestselling cookbooks. Though she originally went to school in Venezuela to become a lawyer, she soon realized she had a different calling and enrolled in cooking school in the United States.

Lauren Arboleda

Professional Chef

Lauren Arboleda, founder of Food from the Heart, is a self-taught cook, certified health coach, author & MasterChef Latino 2019. She was born in Colombia and currently resides in Miami, FL, aside from being a proud wife and mom, Lauren…

Johana Clavel

Professional Chef

Es una Chef Internacional, especializada en Cocina saludable, quien desde niña se interesó en aprender a cocinar y en cuidar su salud. Su interés permanente en aprender sobre gastronomía y salud, la motivó a prepararse académicamente; realizando distintas formaciones en…

Doral food and wine festival chef chris valdes

Chris Valdes

Professional Chef

Within the team of Celebrity Chefs participating in the Doral Food & Wine Festival, we have the honor to introduce to you, Chris Valdes! Born in Miami but raised in a Cuban household, Chris’ passion for cooking started at an…