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Rodrigo Durand Cerda, studied Administration in Gastronomic Production with Mention in International Cuisine at Inacap CIES, in Santiago de Chile, between the years 1998 and 2001.
He has worked in the restoration and investigation of the gastronomy pertaining to the Chilean Patagonia; Participated in the creation of the book "Gastronomy Patagonia, Region of Los Ríos, Los Lagos and Chiloé", which was awarded the year 2012 with the first place as the best gastronomic book of the world in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, in the context of a High-level competition, attended by participants from more than 163 countries and there were 30 thousand books in competition. In addition, that year and with the impetus of wanting to turn chile into a benchmark of world-class gastronomy, he competed in Chilean cuisine at the First Beijing Olympic Park International Cuisine Competition and at the 6th International Grand Prix Competition of Easteat Kicks where he obtained Gold medal in the individual category and also gold medal in the category of group, competing in special circumstance only with the help of the journalist that accompanied it, in front of great schools and delegations that participated with equipment of five members each one.
Chef Durand is a member of notable institutions, such as: Le Cordon Bleu Friends Circle, APCCA Peruvian Association of Chefs and Associates, WACS (World Association of Chefs' Societies, which is an institution founded in La Sorbonne France) Member of Global Chefs Alliance and Representative of FELAGAS, Latin American Federation of Gastronomy for Europe. In Chile, he has participated in different festivities in regions, such as the "Fiesta Costumbrista del Chancho Muerto", which takes place in the city of Talca and has a massive attendance. By the way, has forged several generations of students of Gastronomy and Tourism, with master classes and seminars. In fact, it obtained silver medal in the National Contest of Gastronomy 2008.
For me, cooking is...
It is part of what I am as a person
I learned to cook at...
I have formal studies in gastronomy and experience in more than 24 countries
A role model in the kitchen is...
Grant Achatz , Dan Barber ,Ben shewy Gaggan Anad. virgilio Martinez
A cooking secret...
I'm a fair professional. And a very good educator
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