LUIS VELASQUEZ – COLOMBIA

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

Born In Armenia, Colombia, chef Luis Velasquez spent his childhood in the countryside, surrounded by farms, mountains, rivers, coffee and the tropical fruits and vegetables that inspired him to develop his love for food.

A Business Administration graduate  and with over 12 years experience in Banking as a Trader, he could not resist following his passion; he decided to train as a Professional Chef. With his wife’s support and partnership, not only in life but in business, Luis is the Co-founder and Executive Chef of Familia Fine Foods, a Prepared Frozen Meal & Catering Business that exudes Latin flair, excellent quality and unique recipes.