Monday, December 09, 2013

Alumni Spotlight: Leticia Moreinos Schwartz




On a passionate mission to put Brazilian cuisine on the map, Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz has published her second cookbook, My Rio de Janeiro. A true Carioca (a person born and raised in Rio), Chef Leticia takes readers through the many neighborhoods of Rio with beautiful photography and authentic recipes such as Risole De CamarĂ£o com Catupiry (Shrimp and Catupiry Turnover); Farfale with Salmon and CaipirinhaSauce and Molten Brigadeiro Cake.

A 1997 graduate of the International Culinary Center's Classic Culinary Arts and Classic Pastry Arts programs, Chef Leticia has worked in some of NYC's best kitchens including Le Cirque 2000, La Grenouille and La Caravalle. Featured in the The New York Times, Saveur and The Daily Meal, she now runs ChefLeticia.com, a boutique culinary company offering a range of services from food writing, recipe development and food styling.

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