LORENA RAMOS – PERU

CEVICHE SMACKDOWN COMPETITION: Sunday August 14 3:00pm-4:00pm

Lorena Ramos Paz was born in the city of Huaral, located at 80km north of Lima, capital of Peru. Raised in a family dedicated to the food business who influenced in her the taste and affection to the art of good cooking since she was very young. Following her dream and her talent, she first studied at the Institute of the Andes, moving later to the “Culinary Institute Le Cordon Bleu – Peru”. She Currently lives in Toronto, Canada where she works for over 23 years in a prominent Peruvian restaurant. She frequently participates in various gastronomic events in Toronto where she proudly exposes the culinary reputation of Peru. Every year she travels back to Lima to continuously refine and update her art, specifically in the fields of Ceviches, Traditional “Criolla” cuisine and Novo-Andina.