When I first came to Mexico to study culinary arts, I wanted to be a chef but was too shy to ask anyone for a job.
But I found a job with the Culinary Institute of America (CIBA), and since then, I’ve been able to travel and learn from great chefs like Mario Batali and José Andrés.
The result is some of the most delicious Mexican food I’ve had in years.
Culinary Institute graduate and Mexican chef Luis Rueda has been teaching classes at a variety of schools across the country.
He’s one of the few Mexican chefs in the U.S. who has the experience and knowledge to produce food that is so flavorful, it makes the palate happy.
“My parents were immigrants and they raised us eating mostly pork, which I still enjoy,” he said.
“I like to think of the food I eat as my family’s tradition.”
Ruedas family comes from a family of immigrants.
His great-grandfather was a chef who opened restaurants in Mexico in the 1800s and 1800s.
He also opened a Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles, where he sold the recipes to other chefs.
The family moved to the U-M campus in the 1960s and opened the restaurant, Tijuana Café.
Since then, the family has expanded to include other chefs and chefs from across the U.-M culinary community.
“Our first restaurant was in the Mission, and it was really just a Mexican Restaurant,” Ruedasa said.
“But when we opened Tijuana Cafe, we started making a difference.
There were only a few places that were open to us.
We had a great relationship with our staff, and we were able to expand and create a more diverse menu.”
After working at Tijuana for many years, Ruedasi moved to Los Angeles in 2011 and opened his first restaurant, La Leche restaurant.
Since that time, the restaurant has expanded from Mexican to regional, and Ruedassi said that’s the reason he is the first person in the world to be awarded the title of “Mexican Chef of the Year” for 2017.
Ruedas restaurant, with a menu that includes traditional Mexican food like tacos and burritos, is one of many restaurants in Los Angeles that have been voted by the city’s chefs as one of its “best restaurants of the year.”
“There are a lot of restaurants in LA that are so famous, and the restaurant world is so small, and a lot more people don’t know about them,” Ruesas said.
“So I think the recognition has been a huge boost for us.
There’s a lot that we can do with the recognition, especially with the new chefs coming in.”
Ruedasa has also opened several restaurants across the United States and Canada, including in Los Gatos, Oakland, Santa Fe and Washington, D.C. He has also created a new concept called the Culminatori Restaurant in San Francisco.
“I’m always looking for opportunities to be creative and create something that’s new, and I love that I can still be creative in the kitchen,” Rueasa said of the Culmination.
The Culminators is one project that Ruedsa and his family have been working on since they opened Tijuanas Culminatorium.
They are in the midst of creating a menu and developing an entire menu of dishes, all from scratch.
Rueda’s food is not just the standard Mexican fare, but also a blend of flavors and textures, from the freshest ingredients to the most authentic, like the Mexican cheese dip.
The restaurant is located in the basement of Tijuana Culminaterie.
Tijuana is located at 1425 S. Grand Ave., Los Gatans.
Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Monday through Friday; 10 a.-6 p.d.
Saturday; 11 a.-2 p.l.m.: Saturday-Sunday, closed Monday-Friday; 10:30 a.t.m.; 11:30 p.t.: Friday-Sunday.
Contact Gina Haney at [email protected] or 419-724-6146.