Dreaming, Fighting, Cooking could be a fairy tale with a happy ending, but Maria Marte’s story is much more than that. A story close to the magical realism of her native Caribbean, in which the protagonist tells us how, despite being a Dominican immigrant who made a living washing dishes but wanted to cook for others, ended up becoming one of the world’s best chefs, thereby defying destiny. The chef of El Club Allard lets us discover the flavors, smells and secrets of her cuisine and the recipes that have accompanied her since her childhood, which she kept alive with the hope of one day being able to prepare them and imbuing her dishes with the aroma of happiness. An incredible story of a passionate chef who manages to realize the dream she had pursued since childhood.
The fascinating story of a woman who started out washing dishes and reached the stars
The story of an immigrant woman who went from being a dishwasher to becoming a chef with two Michelin stars.