November 14, 2014
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Sanchez also shared cooking tips to help any tailgater prepare the perfect dishes.​

Customers at Winn-Dixie store No. 251 learned how to whip up crowd-pleasing recipes during a tailgate-themed cooking demonstration Oct. 24, featuring Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez and Bud Light.

Chef Sanchez is widely recognized for his television appearances in several Food Network programs, as well as FOX Life’s No. 1 rated series Aaron Loves NY.

Chef Sanchez’s Latin-infused recipes and must-have cooking tips included an interactive, step-by-step tutorial on how to prepare Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Aaron’s Adobo, Mussels with Bud Light and Garlic-Chipotle Love, and Salsa Verde. During the demonstration, Sanchez commended Winn-Dixie for being a one-stop shop for the finest ingredients to prepare any tailgate feast.

Once the demonstration concluded, Sanchez took the opportunity to sign autographs and to thank shoppers for joining him throughout the afternoon. Store Director Eliu Cubas says customers were amazed to watch and learn from a renowned chef at their neighborhood Winn-Dixie.

“Shoppers of all ages were having a blast throughout the afternoon, creating a friendly tailgate atmosphere right in our store,” he said. “Aaron did an amazing job putting a smile on everyone’s’ face and making our customers’ visits to Winn-Dixie fun and educational.”

Regarded one of the leading contemporary Latin chefs in the country, Chef Sanchez has been a guest chef at the White House and earned the “National Award” at the Flavors of Passion Awards, honoring the nation’s best Latin chefs. He is also a Chef Ambassador for “Why Hunger,” a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty.

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Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez shares his ultimate tailgating recipes with customers at Winn-Dixie store No. 251.

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Eager customers were thrilled to meet and greet with Sanchez throughout the event.

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Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez and Winn-Dixie store No. 251 Store Director Eliu Cubas.

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From left: Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez, Winn-Dixie Miami Region Vice President Toney Jorges and Winn-Dixie District Director Gueorgui Lago.

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Chef Aaron Sanchez engaged the crowd as he prepared Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Aaron’s Adobo, Mussels with Bud Light and Garlic-Chipotle Love, and Salsa Verde.

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