COCINA is the first online food destination dedicated to celebrating Latin lifestyle through its vast culinary culture. Our mouthwatering original videos, fresh recipes, and the intriguing stories that are moving and shaking America’s food scene will offer perspective on the Latin food experience that is appealing to people from all backgrounds. Pull up a chair, relax, and get ready for the first bite—the food is on us.
Chief Chef Officer
Aarón Sánchez is an award-winning chef, TV personality, cookbook author and philanthropist. He is the chef/owner of Mexican restaurant Johnny Sánchez, with locations in New Orleans and Baltimore, and a judge on Fox’s hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF.
He co-starred on Food Network’s “Chopped” and “Chopped Junior,” and is the author of two cookbooks. An active philanthropist, Sánchez launched the Aarón Sánchez Scholarship Fund, an initiative empowering aspiring chefs from the Latin community to follow their dreams and attend culinary school.
GUILLERMO ORTIZ PICHARDO