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Photography by Ari Espay

Jaime Gonzalez

Q. Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Mexico and when I was 16 we moved to the states.

Q. How long have you been in New York and what's your favorite thing about it?

14 years and the thing that I like the most is

The lifestyle

Q. What are you passionate about/what do you do for fun? Do you have any pictures or a portfolio of things you have worked on in the past that you can share with us?

Food I love to be in the kitchen.I use food like a platform so I can show our costumers my talent, cause cooking is more then just food, cooking is an art.  I don’t have a portfolio but I do have all the reviews from the New York Times to the restaurants I worked I used them or think of them as my diplomas.

Q. What did you do for work before this project and what other professions have you had in the past?

I worked in a French restaurant as a sous chef till March 2020, that’s the only profession I know.

Q. How do you think covid 19 will change the way people live in the future.  What is something you would like to do in the future?


I don’t think a lot of people is ready for this change, we get used to the same routine so it would be hard, but we needed this.

We were in need of a lesson that nothing stays forever that we are not machines and we can brake at any moment. My dream is to have a farm back home with a bunch of animals and probably a small restaurant. That would be fantastic.

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