Sharing Latin American Culture Through In-Person and Virtual Presentations

Professional Chef and Media Personality


Catering to bilingual American and Latin American audiences, Amalia offers media-driven food and culture education through engaging virtual presentations, featuring a repertoire of classic, healthy Latin American dishes. Renowned as a professional speaker and chef, Amalia captivates audiences across diverse events and media platforms. With a familiar presence in the Twin Cities and beyond, she serves as a bridge, connecting people and brands with the richness of Latin culture and cuisine.

Amalia’s Media Experience

  • National Geographic TV, World Eats Bread “Tortillas in Guatemala”, expert guest
  • Minnesota Public Radio-MPR, Appetites (All Things Considered) regular guest
  • WCCO-TV (CBS) Mid Morning & Radio Drivetime with Jason DeRusha
  • Kare11(NBC) at Noon with Alexis Rogers regular guest
  • PBS/Twin Cities Public Television two-time guest in the Relish series
  • PBS North/Duluth chef-judge in two seasons of The Great Minnesota Recipe
  • KSTP TV5(ABC) Twin Cities Live regular guest
  • KSTP TV5(ABC) Minnesota Now regular guest
  • Fox 9, Good Day regular guest
  • Telemundo-Minnesota Spanish-language “Así de Fácil” host
  • Univision-Minnesota Spanish-language cooking segments
  • Minnesota Business Magazine, Volaris Inflight Magazine, Revue EZine-Guatemala contributing writer
  • Super Bowl LII Super Snack Challenge Speaker and Chef-Judge & media appearances
  • El Minnesota de Hoy Spanish-language media contributing writer
  • Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference-MN Speaker and Chef-Judge

World Eats Bread. June 2024

Cinco de Mayo Mole. may 2024

Tortilla Española – Spanish Tortilla (traditional). April 2024


IAWW Cooking with Amalia Moreno-Damgaard

Limonada con Chan by Chef Amalia Moreno – Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony 2022

Podcast Interviews