Garden to Table Chef Series: Johnny Hernandez, Cured
Celebrating San Antonio’s designation as ‘Creative City of Gastronomy’ by UNESCO, the Botanical Garden brings you an inspiring and intimate culinary experience with top chefs from around the city. Enjoy a four-part fresh tasting menu prepared with plants growing in the one-acre culinary garden along with wine. Ages 21+.
Chef Bio: Chef Johnny Hernandez is a celebrated chef, entrepreneur, and founder and President of Grupo La Gloria and True Flavors Inc. He is one of the premier Mexican cuisine chefs in the United States and a recognized authority on Mexican cuisine and culture. Chef Hernandez first garnered notoriety as a rising star on the culinary scene in 2010 with the launch of his acclaimed flagship concept, La Gloria, and expanded to a diverse and growing portfolio of signature restaurants and culinary projects. Chef Hernandez established the City of San Antonio’s Culinary Task Force in 2015 and serves on San Antonio’s Advisory Council for the UNESCO Designation as a Creative City of Gastronomy. He has been featured as a guest judge on Bravo’s Top Chef and has appeared on the Cooking Channel’s Man Fire Food and Simply Ming, Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay as well as Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern and Food Paradise. In 2016, Chef Hernandez showcased his culinary expertise and the flavors of Mexico at the White House as Guest Chef for President of the United States, Barack Obama.