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Aaron Sanchez Sizzle Reel

Sizzle Reel

Check out my sizzle reel for clips from some of the work I’ve done with Food Network, Utilisima and more.

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The Dish

Chef Aarón Sánchez’s Pollo con Pepian

The Dish, March 2014

Check out my debut on CBS, “The Dish” from March 2014. I made some of classics: pollo con pepian, chile rellanos and my mom’s famous creamy rice. Visit the recipe section for full recipes.    

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Rachael Ray Show

Geoffrey and Aarón Play In the Bag

Rachael Ray Show, March 2013

It was so fun competing against my good friend, Chef Geoffrey Zakarian in this competition. He may have gotten the best of me this time (spoiler alert) but I’ll be sure to bring my A game next time. d

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CBS, "The Talk"

Food Festival with Aarón Sánchez

The Talk, March 2014

  I had a great time with the lovely ladies of The Talk! I made some of my favorites: Shrimp Mojo de Ajo, Sauteed Corn con Queso and my Zucchini, Jicama and Apple Salad.  Check out the recipe section of my website for full recipes!    

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KC Magazine, "Food Stars"

Food Stars

KC Magazine, January 2014

    “Aarón Sánchez’s list of accolades and accomplishments is almost as impressive as the authentic Mexican cuisine on which he’s built his career, not to mention Mestizo. The Leawood restaurant not only showcases the food he loves so much, but also embodies the culinary inspiration that comes from his close knit family.”    

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Chef Aarón Sánchez


Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Fall 2013

When it comes to Latin cuisine, chef Aarón Sánchez from the hit show Chopped is el rey. We met up with him in NYC at the Food Network Kitchen, were he cooked these yummy finger foods, great for parties and large gathers.

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Hispanic Living, Tradition with a Twist

Traditions with a Twist

Hispanic Living, Fall 2013

  From arroz con pollo to empanadas, traditional dishes fill plates in every Latin American country, with each culture putting it’s unique stamp on the dish. The result? Distinctive flavors and delicious foods that come from the heart and represent the culture and history of a nation’s people.  

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Chef Aarón Sánchez + Chef John Besh

Aarón Sánchez and John Besh Discover Haiti’s Evolving Food Culture

The New York Times Style Magazine, August 2013

  Earlier this week, the TV personalities and James Beard Award-winning chefs Aarón Sánchez and John Besh headed to Haiti on behalf of Oxfam’s GROW Program, which seeks to promote sustainable practices for food production around the world.    

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Great Idea's, Cinco de Mayo

Great Ideas, Cinco De Mayo

People Magazine, May 2013

  The Food Network star shares a simple recipe for a traditional veggie side dish with “just the right amount of crunch,” he says.    

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Aaron on the Today Show

What’s For Dinner?

The Today Show, March 2013

    Want to make your midweek dinner routine more interesting? Try these recipes from chef and Food Network star Aarón Sánchez: grilled grouper tacos, and zucchini, jicama and apple salad.

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Tacos de Carne Asada

Don’t Halfstep On Game Day

The Supreme Plate, January 2013

When people ask you what you will be doing for the Super Bowl they really mean what are you cooking & drinking as well as where will you be watching the game. If you haven’t starting making plans yet you need to get on the fast track quickly.  

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Lifehacker - How I Work

I’m Chef Aaron Sanchez and This Is How I Work

Lifehacker, December 2012

If you’re a Food Network fan, you probably recognize Aaron Sanchez as a judge on the culinary battle show Chopped or a participant in the high stakes cook-off Iron Chef. Off camera, the chef divides his time between restaurants in New York and Kansas City, as well as the nationwide network of House of Blues eateries.  

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Que Rica Vida

Cena de Año Nuevo con Aáron Sánchez

Que Rica Vida, December 2012

Luego de Acción de Gracias y Navidad todavía nos queda la celebración de Año Nuevo, y quizás a estas alturas ya no tenemos muchas ideas para darle un toque innovador a esta tradicional cena. Por eso invitamos al chef Aáron Sánchez para compartir con nosotros un menú para recibir este 2013.  

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Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls Benefit - photo courtesy of Claudio Papapietro

Foodies and Rockers Unite

Wall Street Journal, November 2012

The worlds of music and food collided on Tuesday night in TriBeCa. The Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls, a New York-based nonprofit that teaches girls between 8 and 18 years old to play in rock bands, put on Rhythm & Soul. The event brought a rock ‘n’ roll vibe to the Tribeca Grill, while chefs [...]

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Star Kitchen

Food Network Magazine, October 2012

When Aarón Sánchez and his wife, Ife, were looking for a weekend escape from New York City, they agreed on one thing: “We wanted a real country vibe,” says Aarón. “We didn’t care about modern appliances or anything – except a gas stove. I won’t cook on electric.” They settled on an 1870 house in Greenport, NY, [...]

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Chorizo and Cornbread Stuffing

Aarón Sánchez’s Chorizo and Cornbread Stuffing – Hispanic Heritage Month

Good Morning America, October 2012

“I have a tattoo on my right forearm that says “old school” in honor of my grandmother Aida Gabilondo. She was the first in my family’s three generations of cookbook authors. She was the one who taught my mom to cook. When I was no taller than the kitchen counter, I’d watch her make her [...]

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NBC Latino - Chef Spotlight

Chef Spotlight

NBC Latino, August 2012

Award-winning chef Aarón Sánchez – he with the big personality and friendly demeanor – seems to be on the Food Network nearly every hour these days. The Texan-born, New York City-based culinary personality stars on multiple Food Network shows including Chef vs. City, Chopped and Best Thing I Ever Ate (just to name a few) [...]

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Food Network Magazine

Weekend Cooking

Food Network Magazine, April 2010

  Aarón Sánchez, with wife Ife Mora, shows us how to make authentic Mexican tortillas, and turn them into tacos.    

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