He learned design and food, but when he auditioned on Channel 7, everything changed, they were looking for young chefs there. This is how the Argentine chef entered, where he worked for 12 years. At the end of 2020 she decided to change the route, two months later she entered the Kitchen Grand Prize replacing Felicitas Pizarro.
Ximena Sáenz is a chef and designer. She worked for the Argentine chef team for 12 years, where she became a celebrity and became a professional. Since February she has been a member of the jury for the series El Gran Premio de la Cocina on Canal 13, where she replaced the vacant position left by Felicitas Pizarro. “This will be a challenge because there will be a lot of emotions in this game, and sometimes it is difficult to help, so I will try to be considerate, but also strict,” Simena said at the time. Her recipe is very successful and is one of the most searched recipes on Google.
The chef also commented that she is a friend of Felicitas and that she respects and admires Mauricio Asta and Christian Petersen. “I love them very much and admire them. They are excellent and experienced cooks, so I hope to be competent for this task,” she also said at the time.
She with Petersen, Asta and Carina Zampini at the Grand Prix of Cuisine. Photo.
Ximena was born in Buenos Aires in 1983 and married the mother of the merchant Martín Sabater and Nerolí, 3 years old, she has been cooking since she can remember. She joined Cocineros Argentinos at the age of 25 and decided to leave at the end of 2020, at the age of 37.
Clarín asked him why he left Channel 7. The chef said: “It’s simple: I was 12 years old and I realized that this is the time a person spends in school. From the age of 6 until he left, he has grown “. .18 years. I entered school at 25 and now I am 37. Argentine cooks are a fundamental part of my life and they will become an indelible mark ”.