ANTHONY SERRANO
EL PALACIO CANTINA

ANTHONY SERRANO | EL PALACIO CANTINA

Born and raised in Arizona, Chef Anthony has worked in the restaurant business since early teens. His family opened their first restaurant when he was 2 years old and he’s loved cooking for as long as he can remember. Serrano attended Le Cordon Bleu and earned his bachelors degree in Culinary Management.

Over the course of the past few years he has have found a new passion in competitive cooking. Chef Anthony has won over 50 awards in several state cooking competitions and participated in the World Food Championship where he placed 2nd in his category in 2014.

Currently he is the owner and executive Chef of El Palacio & Desert Rose Catering. His culinary point of view is nothing in the kitchen goes wrong you just have to adapt. Chef Anthony is a firm believer of adapting and overcoming in life and in the kitchen. He finds it fun to teach and inspire people to cook better and get over fears of cooking new and difficult dishes. For info visit his blog.
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