My daughter was truly engaged and excited about the kitchen. She wants to help me all the time and be involved in cooking. She truly learned important kitchen skills and improved her pickiness with food. She is less fussy when trying new things. I will definitely come back next year. The chefs were attentive and friendly.
Thank you the Real food academy.
— Talia Romero
Born in Venezuela, Chef Maria developed her passion for food as a young girl. In her early 20’s she came to the United States and entered the restaurant business in Boston MA. Later in San Diego CA she opened El Tucan Restaurant. It was in San Diego that Chef Maria was challenged by the culture and regional ingredients that ultimately contributed to the inventive style she’s known for today. Also during this time in San Diego, Chef Maria was introduced to organic produce importance of nutrition.