Chef Rico Torres will represent San Antonio City of Gastronomy at the III Continental Congress of Heritage Cuisine in Portoviejo UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy (Ecuador).
On October 22, 2020 Chef Torres will talk about The Modern Kitchen; A Time Travel Machine.
He will do a remote presentation of the creative business in heritage kitchens
The transformation of a traditional restaurant into an immersive experience focusing on heritage in the modern kitchen. By incorporating history and folklore Chef Torres has created a window into the past using food as a medium for exploring insights into our origins and nature. The time traveling kitchen can take an experimental scientific view on history examining cause and effect through ingredients and migrating populations. Chef Torres will examine resources such as the Special Collections department at UTSA that holds a voluminous collection of Mexican cookbooks and manuscripts as well as insights and discoveries that are used in the development of a menu.