NAME: Jacob Anguiano
CULINARY SCHOOL AFFILIATION: Johnson & Wales University, North Miami, FL
Jacob Anguiano was born in Boynton Beach, Florida and has lived in and around Palm Beach County most of his life. He studied at Johnson and Wales University’s North Miami campus in the College of Culinary Arts where he received his Bachelor’s degree in culinary arts and food service management.
Chef Anguiano has worked in a variety of industry segments including different establishments and venues such as private catering, hotels, fine dining, fast casual, as well as resorts such as Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida. His passion for culinary arts started at a young age when he would cook for his family at home. His love for food grew from there and a life long belief that good food can always bring people together!
What he enjoys the most about cooking is the freedom it gives to create while discovering new flavors and techniques. His passion for cooking is what drives him to constantly improve both himself and his skills. He describes his current cooking style as simplistic but elegant, and draws inspiration from many sources, ingredients, and cultures. It is his philosophy to keep his dishes to a minimal amount of components in order to bring out and showcase the beauty of the ingredients in the dish. His hope is that his food brings enjoyment to his guests while transporting them back to a time in their memories where all things are good.