Amalia creates awareness and educates about Latin cultural nuances through consulting, bilingual speaking and writing, and healthy culinary experiences.

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Enjoy fresh, simple, and authentic Guatemalan cuisine - right from your own kitchen!

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Consulting & Speaking

Amalia specializes in consulting and speaking based on Latin cuisine and culture.

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Amalia offers gourmet healthy cooking experiences on-site for companies and private groups.

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About Amalia

Amalia Moreno-Damgaard is an internationally recognized, award-winning bestselling author and chef, and seasoned entrepreneur born and raised in Guatemala City with a prior career in trade finance and banking. She provides individuals and companies with a taste and understanding of Latin culture's nuances through healthy gourmet cuisine and culture education. Amalia shares her passion through consulting, bilingual speaking engagements, writing, and culinary experiences. Her first book, “Amalia’s Guatemalan Kitchen, Gourmet Cuisine with a Cultural Flair,” has won nine international awards, including the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best Foreign Cuisine Book USA. She is now working on her second book.


To bridge the knowledge gap of Latin American culture in the United States through healthy gourmet cuisine education, consulting, bilingual speaking and writing, and fun culinary experiences.