From Dishwasher to Renowned Chef: Hugo Ortega's Journey
Hugo Ortega's name is well-known in Houston. He's executive chef/co-owner at four top local restaurants - Hugo's, Backstreet Café, Xochi and Caracol. Last year, he won Best Chef of the Southwest at the prestigious James Beard Awards. But he never forgets his roots. Growing up in rural Mexico, he herded 300 goats and learned to grind corn for masa. He credits his grandmother with being the primary influence on his traditional Mexican cuisine.
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