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Alexis Hernandez

Alexis Hernandez is America’s food personality, caterer, part-time food writer and a farmer. Leaving his interior designing job, the likeness for food brought Alexis Hernandez in the culinary career.

Alexis Hernandez Professional Life

Alexis , 40 is a native of Union City, N.J. currently lives in Indiana, has a passion for Latino flavors. Alexis Hernandez graduated with a BA in Theology, from The Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Alexis Hernandez worked as interior decorator for many years where he developed his skills in designing home and offices. After leaving corporate job he moved in to his own family farm of 65 acres. Alexis Hernandez dreamt of becoming food chef and took a two-year culinary degree from Sullivan University’s National Center for Hospitality Studies. Chef Alexis keeps on mixing different ingredients and cooking methods making unique recipes for epicurean delight. Alexis is a part-time food writer, filling up a food-journal kept with him all the time. The work of Alexis Hernandez was recognized when he got selected by Food Network for their programme “The Next Food Network Star”

Alexis Hernandez Cookbooks

Yet to be published, Alexis keeps a food journal where he keeps all record of food making failures and ingredients with the recipes he tried. The food journal has the record since he was 20.

Alexis Hernandez Family Farm

Alexis left his corporate assignment coming back to his family farm in Indiana. The book on home plantation “Better Homes & Gardens: New Garden Book” gave him the broader idea how to grow a variety of plants. What does this food chef grows in his farms – he grows most of the year a variety of heirloom tomatoes, Brussels sprouts, chicory, Kentucky Bibb lettuce, carrots, Chioggia beets, blueberries, strawberries, green beans, peas and onions.

Alexis Hernandez Recipes

Some of the low carbohydrate recipes prepared by Chef Alexis are –

  • Braised Brussels sprouts with bacon

Ingredients include - Brussels sprouts, bacon, red onions chopped, olive oil, kosher salt, black pepper, chicken stock

  • Shredded egg and garlic soup

Ingredients include - Garlic soup, butter, olive oil, 40-50 garlic cloves about 5 bulbs, dried thyme, chicken stock, 1 star anise, 3 medium eggs, 1 tablespoon of white wine, kosher Salt, fresh black pepper

  • Sauteed spinach with lemon and garlic

Ingredients - Olive oil, spinach leaves, 2 cloves of garlic chopped, half of a lemon

Popular Food Shows

  • The Next Food Network Star season 6– Beating up hundreds of contestants

Alexis Hernandez became the finalist in this popular programme.