Spanish-Language Cooking Show ‘El Sabor Aaron’ Features Miami Chefs


A new TV series featuring Latino chefs – many of whom live and work in Miami – is set to launch this week, starring Mexican chef Aarón Sánchez.

This Thursday will officially mark the launch of El Sabor Aarona new competitive cooking series in ten episodes broadcast on the television channel in Spanish HGTV Hogar.

Produced by cocineSánchez’s digital media and lifestyle platform company, the show will feature a collection of chefs from across the United States as they showcase their turn of Latin American culinary traditions through a series of challenges creative and competitive cuisine.

Emiliano Saccone, who co-founded the company with Sanchez in 2017, said the show’s goal was to give viewers a chance to experience the diversity and breadth of Latin cuisine while showcasing talent emerging Latino cuisines of the world.

“We see this show as an opportunity to elevate Latin cuisine – not just to focus on well-known foods, but all of Latin cuisine as a whole – while conveying the way of life and history surrounding food. and creating stories that elevate Hispanic culture,” Saccone tells new times. “It also brings Aarón back to his roots with content in his native language for a Hispanic audience. It’s like coming home, coming full circle.”

Each 30-minute episode pits two professional Hispanic chefs against each other in a series of culinary challenges to determine who deserves the accolade of Aaron’s Saber: The taste of Aaron.

In season one, Sánchez will ask the chefs – a group that includes Miami-based Dayanny de la Cruz (executive chef of Sodexo Live! at Hard Rock Stadium), Jhonny Delgado (sous-chef at B Bistro + Bakery) and Juliana Gracia (founder of Gracias Healthy Food) — to prepare two dishes with ingredients of her choice.

Sánchez, accompanied by a panel of celebrity guest judges, will assess the taste of each dish based on the chef’s modern approach to translating authenticity. At the end, the host will announce who passed the final presentation according to their tastes and standards.

“Don’t think of this show as a series of strict competitions where someone receives a financial reward. Instead, think of it as a celebration of Latin cuisine where the godfather of all things Latin cuisine picks and chooses who he considers himself an influential leader in the Latin culinary arts,” says Saccone. “The phrase is a metaphor for how every chef is capable of creating that authentic Latin taste. Each episode will serve as a testament to the evolution of Latin cuisine and how these young new chefs showcase the incredible variety of Hispanic cuisine.”

In addition to the nominees, guest judges include boxing legend Oscar de la Hoya, celebrity chefs Benito Molina, Solange Muris, Deborah de Corral, Grace Ramirez, Ruffo Ibarra and mixologist Manny Hinojosa.

El Sabor Aaron premieres today, Thursday, May 5, at 9 p.m. on HGTV’s Hogar or Saturday, May 7, at 8 p.m. on Discovery Familia. For more information, visit www.hogarhgtv.comor watch via Familia GO Discovery App.

El Sabor Aaron is my way of showing my love to Hispanic cuisine and the wider community of professional chefs who take the rich traditions and flavors we all cherish to new heights,” Sánchez said in a press release. “Having the opportunity to shine a light on some of the brightest stars and sharpest minds in the Hispanic culinary scene is an honor.”


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