“León joins a select group of women who have been recognized for their invaluable contribution to gastronomy since the launch of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2013, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna”, Gestión informed.
The elit® Vodka Latin America’s Best Female Chef Award was presented to León during the award ceremony of the Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants on October 30, 2018, in Bogotá, Colombia.
This chef was attracted to gastronomy from an early age, getting involved in her mother’s catering business, which led her to study at the Cordon Bleu gastronomy school in Lima. She then started working at the Ritz Hotel in New York City and later collaborated with Astrid y Gastón, the acclaimed restaurant of the famous Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio.
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