Professional Chef and Media Personality

Sharing Latin American Culture Through In-Person and Virtual Presentations

Aimed at bilingual American and Latin American audiences, her media-driven food and culture education and virtual presentations include classic healthy Latin American dishes. As a professional speaker and chef, Amalia presents at various events and across different media platforms. Amalia is a familiar face in the Twin Cities and beyond, connecting people and brands with Latin culture and cuisine.

Amalia’s Media Experience

  • Minnesota Public Radio-MPR, Appetites (All Things Considered) regular guest
  • WCCO-TV & Radio (CBS), Kare11(NBC) regular guest
  • PBS/Twin Cities Public Television two-time guest in the Relish series
  • PBS North/Duluth chef-judge in the series The Great Minnesota Recipe
  • KSTP TV5(ABC) Twin Cities Live regular guest
  • KSTP TV5(ABC) Minnesota Now regular guest
  • Univision-Minnesota Spanish-language cooking segments
  • Telemundo-Minnesota Spanish-language cooking segments
  • Minnesota Business Magazine, Volaris Inflight Magazine, Revue EZine-Guatemala contributing writer
  • El Minnesota de Hoy Spanish-language contributing writer
  • Super Bowl LII Super Snack Challenge Speaker and Chef-Judge & media appearances
  • Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference-MN Speaker and Chef-Judge