August 25, 2015

UTR016: How a Love for Food and Wine can Contribute to Wellness with Chef Lizette


Lizette López De Arriaga is founder of CHEF LIZETTE, an all encompassing brand promoting living a healthy and happy lifestyle using food as the catalyst. With 23 years feeding the public … Chef Lizette has cooked for over 4.5 million people including 5 US Presidents, dignitaries, politicians, Fortune 500 executives, celebrities and everyday folk. After culinary school at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA- Chef Lizette began her professional career at the prestigious Ritz Carlton in Marina Del Rey, where she developed an even stronger understanding of what it means to provide guests with five-star service. In her twenty plus years of professional experience, Chef Lizette has also managed catering services for A-list celebrities at Hollywoodʼs most highly-regarded events. Her client lists includes Hollywood celebs and community based organizations such as Lady Gaga, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, James Cameron and Family, Walter Parks and Laurie MacDonald, Ms. Dianne Carroll, Tavis Smiley Foundation, The American Heart Association and El Camino College to name a few.

In this episode, we’ll cover:

  • How Lizette was a born entrepreneur who has been working since age 11
  • Having Julia Child as a mentor
  • How television has changed the world of being a chef
  • How a love for food and wine can contribute to wellness
  • Her experience of tasting and rating wines on Meerkat (the new live mobile streaming app)
  • Being inspired by Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Being born and raised in Mexico City, moving to LA, and more recently moving to NYC

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