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Chef Israel Calderon
Israel Calderon is a Certified Executive Chef and Certified Culinary Administrator with the American Culinary Federation. He possess over 20 years of experience and has worked an executive sous chef and executive chef at renowned Hotels like: CARIBE HILTON, CHICAGO HILTON & TOWERS, GRAND FIESTA AMERICANA CORAL BEACH CANCUN (5 Diamond), SHERATON OLD SAN JUAN, MUNDO IMPERIAL (5 Diamond) in Acapulco, THE SAN JUAN WATER & BEACH CLUB, HILTON TRINIDAD, EL SAN JUAN RESORT AND CASINO; and as an entrepreneur he created of one of the most tantalizing Latino restaurant in Chicago, Illinois, RUMBA; and of CAFÉ CALDERON (Creative Puerto Rican and Cuban Cuisine) in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
“As a Chef, it is very important to have passion and love for cooking; and the ability of creating extraordinary dishes out of the simplest ingredients.”
– Chef Israel Calderon
Chef Calderon takes great pride in the presentation of his dishes, and in using the freshest local products available.
Calderon’s style can be described as creative, innovative, chic and classic.
Chef Calderon has had the opportunity of cooking for many personalities, celebrities and dignitaries.
One of his most memorable moments was when he was invited to the White House by US President Barrack Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama, for the launch of Chefs Move to School program.