Chef Tracy Figueroa

“T-Figs”

Subjects Taught: Latin and South American Cuisine – Knife Skills – Private Events

Chef Tracy’s joyful enthusiasm for life in the kitchen is downright inspirational. Her smile lights up the room, her laugh is infectious and her nurturing spirit makes you want to follow her on whatever culinary journey she’s embracing. When Tracy’s in the kitchen you have no doubt that her love for food runs deep, and the way she invites everyone into our kitchen to play and explore only makes you feel more like family. Welcome to Tracy’s Family. El espiritu de su cocina esta riquisima. Bienvenida. Viva la Familia! Tracy is one of the Cooks who makes it all work and we are Proud to have her on the Cooks team. Thanks T-Figs! Check out classes Chef Tracy teaches!

Questions for Tracy:

What’s your favorite cuisine? Caribbean/Island Food

Which Cookbook do you reach for the most often? Puerto Rican Cuisine in America, Nuyorican and Bodega Recipes by: Oswald Rivera

What’s your favorite gadget or kitchen tool? The fish spatula by Lamson-Sharp, it is a must have and is my go to spatula in the kitchen. It is the only tool in my knife roll other than my knives!

Who’s hand would you be like to shake? Why? Chef Jose Andres – I am in awe at the amount of work he’s done in an effort to help and feed people in need. It is inspiring.

French or Japanese? French……all day 😉.