Wendy, the Nold, Jack Box, the Colonel and Ronald McDonald are prominent mascots that have long promoted unhealthy foods. However, Coqui the Chef, the pint-size Puerto Rican sensation, is an educational tool that helps children and families to learn better habits to lead healthier lives. Chef Tania Lopez, the designer of Coqui, created the health-conscious frog as a vital symbol to improve health through cooking and nutrition classes.
"Despierta America's'" treasured Chef Pepín has perfected his recipe for success - by adding generous heaps of authenticity, a genuine engagement with his loyal fans, love for the Latino community and his infectious humor and humility. This is one recipe where you can splurge and indulge in large portions, for all of these ingredients are hard to come by these days.
The Cuban-American culinary pioneer, who spoke to Latin Post in an exclusive interview, encompasses the essence of our "Sabor" series for he truly savors every moment, has a passion for cooking, but most importantly he has a zest for life.