Ricardo Zarate describes what it means to be named a Best New Chef in a behind-the-scenes video of the photo shoot.Ricardo Zarate describes what it means to be named a Best New Chef in a behind-the-scenes video of the photo shoot.
Then they call me and it was a misunderstanding because it happens I won in the Pacific Coast, the best people raise new chef. So, when she called me, she turned, oh, you know congratulations, you are the best new chef and I was thinking that she's talking about that Then she tell me, hey, and you need to keep it confidential. And they were like, how am I going to keep that confidential if it's all over the internet? What are you talking about? And she didn't even know that [UNKNOWN] so like we were like both laughing. So. I was really, really excited when I found out. I mean, first of all, I am the number 11 of 13 brothers and sisters. So cooking has been part of my life since I was young. It was a must, we had to cook at home so I grew up with that. And I always wanted to be a chef to be honest. I didn't know strongly until I was 16 years old. I always had a dream, even when I studied in Peru I thought I was knew enough. That's why I went to London and I continue, I mean I would never image it would happen like this, but I'm very glad, and I'm very happy. And just you know that this prize that I'm getting has made me strong to continue. And I think it's very important to work hare because always you will have the life in life you life in Korea you will have things back for sure