Individual Author Record
Name: Jose GarcesPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Other Born: 1972 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJose was born and raised in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationJose Garces was born in Chicago to Ecuadorian immigrants and often credits his family’s heritage with influencing his decision to become a chef. After several semesters at a traditional college, he enrolled in Chicago’s Kendall College and graduated from their Culinary Arts program. Garces is also the executive chef at Chicago’s Mercat a la Planxa, a Catalan restaurant where he works in collaboration with Sage Restaurant Group.
*''Latin Evolution'', Lake Island Press, 2008*''The Latin Road Home'', Lake Island Press, 2012