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June 16 @ 6:00 pm

In-Person | Twilight Brunch and Meet and Greet with Chef Chris Valdes


June 16
6:00 pm


Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Books & Books presents…

Twilight Brunch and Meet and Greet with Chef Chris Valdes

to celebrate

One With The Kitchen

Thursday, June 16, 6 PM

About the Book:

One With The Kitchen recounts Chef Chris Valdes experience of growing up admiring his stepmom’s cooking, starting a catering business at just 19 years old, and the triumphs and tribulations that shaped him into the hardworking, inspiring chef and tv personality he is today. The food network star finalist has 70 of his most popular and signature recipes included in this autobiographical cookbook inspired by his Latino roots and affinity for creating approachable and delicious dishes. Perfect for cooks of all levels looking to add some sabor to their cuisine!

About the Author:

CHRIS VALDES has embraced many cultures through his cooking by fusing Caribbean flavors with modern influences to create iconic dishes. His relentless drive to share his passion for cooking and bringing people together led Chef Chris to create his own platform on YouTube and star in his very own series, Cooking with Chris. Chef Chris has been featured on the cover of several magazines, various national TV shows such as Hallmark’s Home and Family and LIVE with Kelly and Ryan and was a finalist on Food Network Star and Star Salvation. Chef Chris blends his passion for food with his love for the local community and has worked with many organizations such as No Kid Hungry and the March of Dimes. The Chef donated over 50k meals to his community including first responders, seniors and families in need during the Covid-19 pandemic.