Miami, Florida, United States
Doreen Colondres' goal is to convince the world that The Kitchen Doesn't Bite! With a fresh and charismatic vibe, she is passionate about teaching people to cook with fresh ingredients. She wants to convince us that cooking is easy, fun, but more importantly healthy. She is a enthusiastic world traveler continuously studying cuisines around the world.
Her rich background of family cooking values and traditions motivated her to create LaCocinaNoMuerde.com and TheKitchenDoesn’tBite.com . She is currently hosting cooking segments on Univisión shows: “Despierta América” and “Tu Día Alegre,” airing nationally in the US, and hosted cooking shows on FoxLife-Utilísima network, airing in over 16 countries for 5 years. Doreen’s first book will be published by Random House - Penguin in April 2015 and her monthly section “Diario Gourmet” is featured in the renowned magazine “Siempre Mujer” from Meredith Publishing. Her recipes have been also published in CNN, MSN, NBC, Bottle Notes, Latina Magazine, among others.
In 2015 she became the Celebrity Chef for the National Pork Board. Doreen will host segments, live shows and will design recipes featuring pork for the US. Since 2013 Doreen is also Celebrity Chef for Novo Nordisk pharmaceutical, a world leader in diabetes care. She has hosted more than 30 live cooking shows for the Diabetic community around the US. In 2013 she became the first Hispanic Celebrity Chef for the Bordeaux Wine Council, the most prestigious wine region in the world. Doreen was spokesperson and consultant for the "Viva Bordeaux" campaign for which she designed an elegant Latin recipe guide paired with Bordeaux wines.
Since 2013 she is the bicultural Celebrity Chef for Bumble Bee Food’s. Doreen develops recipes featuring Bumble Bee's gourmet products embracing "BeeWell for Life®" brand philosophy encouraging consumers to live healthy.
She has a BBA in Business Adm. and Marketing, studied in culinary schools in NY, CA, FL and is also a Certified Sommelier with United States Sommelier Association and a current student of North American Sommelier Association. She supports Slow Food Foundation and is an active participant at conferences and food festivals around the world.