From a five year old boy born in the Philippines to being a corporate executive chef for a prestigious food service company, Rommel Mendoza has embraced the journey his life has given him. In Prix Fixe: Made in the USA by a Filipino - Memoirs and Recipes of the Traveling Chef, Chef Mendoza recounts humorous childhood stories, adventurous narratives, touching accounts and his travels to many locations like Germany, Spain, and the USA! He shares his love for his heritage; for also included are his personal and favorite Filipino recipes and worldly cuisine he has learned during his personal and culinary escapades.
About the Author
Rommel Mendoza has been in the culinary industry for nearly fifteen years. He formerly was an executive chef of a fine dining/sports lounge establishment, operated a smoothie shop, and owned a small catering business. Currently, he is a corporate executive chef for Thompson Hospitality overlooking the company's retails brands in the corporate dining world throughout the United States and Canada. As an added responsibility, Chef Rommel prepares worldly cuisine for corporate clients and customers, conducts speaking engagements at his alma mater, and enjoys being a dad to his handsome young boys. Be on the lookout; Chef Rommel plans on launching his line of artisan pickles called Pickled Pinoy in the near future and is currently working on his second book: Prix Fixe: Made In The USA by a Filipino - Adventures, Confessions, and more Recipes of the Traveling Chef.