Aaron Sanchez Biography And Wikipedia
Aaron Sanchez is a well-known Mexican-American celebrity chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and philanthropist. He is the executive chef and part-owner of the Mexican restaurant Johnny Sánchez in New Orleans.
Aaron Sanchez’s Age And birthday
Sachez was born on 12th February 1976, in Chihuahua, Mexico. His birth sign is Aquarius, and as of 2023, he celebrated his 47th birthday.
Aaron Sanchez Height And Weight
The chef stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches (approximately 1.73 m). His exact weight and other body measurements are under review.
Aaron Sanchez Family
Aaron was born in El Paso, Texas, United States, to (father ) Adolfo Sanchez and ( mother )Zarela Martinez. His mother is a well-known restaurateur and cookbook author in New York City. He grew up alongside a twin brother named Rodrigo Sanchez, who works as an attorney in New York City.
His mother is the founder of The Café Marimba, which became well-known for its authentic Mexican cuisine. Sanchez began cooking at this restaurant and learned the basics of food preparation from his mother.
Aaron Sanchez Wife
Sanchez was married to singer Ife Mora for three years before their divorce in 2012. The couple has one child together named Yuma, who was born in 2011. The chef attributed his failed marriage to his career. Additionally, he admitted that he didn’t get to spend enough time with his wife, which contributed to his failed marriage. Presently it’s not clear if he is in any relationship, however, this section is under review.
Aaron Sanchez Education
His education first began in the kitchen of his mother, Zarela Martinez, while growing up in El Paso, Texas. It was there Sánchez learned to make traditional Mexican dishes for his mother’s catering business. At the tender age of 16, Sánchez began working in restaurant kitchens during summer breaks, and his culinary education blossomed under the tutelage of Prudhomme.
He went on to attend culinary school at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, before returning to New York City to begin his professional career.
Aaron Sanchez Career
Chef Aaron Sanchez started his profession in a Latin restaurant named Patria in 1996. He used to work in the restaurant kitchen, where he aided Douglas Rodriguez, a nuevo-Latino chef. Moving through different ranks and with it gained experience, it didn’t take him long to earn another executive position.
He joined Isla, a Cuban-inspired restaurant where he worked as the executive chef. Aaron worked at Isla for some time before receiving another offer. This time he was approached by Eamon Furlong, who wanted to hire him. Sanchez accepted the offer and opened Paladar, a pan-Latin restaurant, in 2000.
The restaurant went on to become an instant sensation, winning the Time Out New York award for best new lower east side restaurant in 2001. Aaron remained at the Paladar until 2010 when he sold his stake in the business. He joined Centrico, a Mexican restaurant in New York, as a chef, where he worked for two years before it was closed. In 2014, he co-founded Johnny Sanchez with fellow chef John Besh.
Aaron’s Salary And Net Worth
From his extensive career, Aaron has become very successful in his field, and as a result, he has an estimated net worth ranging between $4 million to $5 million as of 2023. Details regarding his annual salary are still under review.