Marcela Valladolid, also known as Marcela Luz Valladolid Rodriguez, was born on 19th July, 1978 in Sandiego, California. She is a successful white woman who has majored in her career as a chef and an author. She weighs 50kgs and is 5 feet 2 inches tall.
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Marcela Valladolid Family Details
Her father’s name is Antonio Valladolid Rodriguez, and her mother, Maria Valladolid Rodriguez. In their family, they still stick to the culture of Hispanic naming of children; thus, her name Marcela Valladolid Rodriguez. Marcela has formally married Fausto Gallardo, a Mexican politician, but they later divorced. They had a son Fausto Gallardo Valladolid Rodriguez, who was born on 27th April 2004. Marcela is currently engaged to Phillip Button, whom they have had two children, David Button Valladolid and Anna Carina Button Valladolid. David was born on 9th April 2014, while Anna was born on 5th 2016.
Marcela Valladolid Social Life, Dating, Married
Despite dating Phillip Button for a long while, Marcela had an affair with her co-host in the American series, The American Baking Competition, in 2013. Paul Hollywood was temporarily separated from his wife before the reconciled after a while. Being a rich and famous chef and author, Marcela has social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Her net worth is two million U.S dollars, even though her monthly income is not known yet. Marcela has approximately one hundred thousand followers on Facebook, sixty-six thousand on twitter and two hundred thousand followers on Instagram.
Marcela Valladolid Education Details
Cooking started sparking in Marcela when she began working for her aunt Marcela cooking school in Tijuana, Mexico. She graduated as a Certified Cook from Los Angeles Culinary Institute. She later moved to Paris, France, where she furthered her education at the Ritz Escoffier Cooking School. She graduated as a classically trained pastry chef by the end of her course. She returned to Tijuana after her graduation and started her school majoring in catering. Her catering company taught over forty students her very own cooking techniques.
Marcela Valladolid Career Details
Marcela is an author and a chef by profession. She has written cookbooks like Casa Marcela; contains recipes and food stories of her life in California in general. According to Food Network, she was among the staff of the Bon Appetit magazine, helping as a recipe stylist and an editor of the book. Being a competitive woman, she participated in most of the cooking competition series held like The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. She emerged in fourth place out of the many chefs who competed.
For the love of her culture of Hispanic homes, Marcela started a cooking show to show off their kitchen cultures, which were not common in non-Hispanic households. This show contained some of their best recipes and how their community preserves and revives traditional methods to the present day. This show was aired in the U.S and Latin America. The show was called Relatos con Sabor on Discovery en Espanol.
Valladolid’s first cookbook was published in August 2009. It was called Fresh Mexico: 100 Simple Recipes for True Mexican Flavor. The books still get positive reviews for its originality and quality. The second cooking show was called “Mexican Made Easy,” which started in early 2010 on the food network. She later released a cookbook as an accompaniment to the second cooking show. The book was out in September 2011. The book and the show were filmed in San Diego; this was taken as an opportunity to show that there is no yellow cheese in traditional Mexican cooking and that Mexican food can also be cooked using fresh flavours that can fit all people.
Marcela, later on, appeared in other food network shows from the fame she got from the previous cook shows and cookbooks. She teamed up with Flay to defeat the other two chefs in a New Year’s edition of Iron Chef America in 2012. She has been the judge on cooking competitions like the Throwdown! With Bobby Flay, she judged a taco-themed competition. In 2012, she also competed in Chopped, the celebrity version, she managed to get to the finals and finished second out of four. In 2013, she was also a judge on the show Guy’s Grocery Games. In addition to that, due to her undeniable success in her career, she was among the two judges in the cooking competition reality series The American Baking Competition.
According to San Diego, Marcela was made a guest model on the Thanksgiving episode of the show, The Price Is Right later that same year. In 2014 he joined the show The Kitchen on food networks, leaving the show in 2017 the month of October.