Peruvian chef Arlette first studied art at Universidad Catolica and Universitat de Barcelonda before enrolling at Le Cordon Bleu Peru and pursuing a career as a chef. Arlette started her career at Café del Mar, later becoming sous chef at Restaurante Rafael and moving on to work in the well known kitchens of Sucre, Ibai, Gaig, Nobu, Dom.
Arlette is now chef and co-owner of Matria Restaurant in Lima, a restaurant inspired by food from South Asian, Mediterranean and Peruvian cuisines.
Arlette is part of Generacion con Causa (Generation with a Cause), a movement of young Peruvian chefs who believe that food is a powerful tool to achieve change. In her work, Arlette advocates for women’s participation within the food industry and views farmers as vital actors within the food supply chain.
For more on Arlette, check out her facebook page.