The Dish: Aarón Sánchez

You already know your favorite chefs by the foods they prepare and the restaurants they’ve created. Now, get to know a different side of these culinary masterminds in our new weekly The Dish feature. From behind-the-scenes kitchen talk to culinary soundtracks and Nashville recommendations, we’re bringing you the dish – straight from the pros.

Last week we caught up with Chef Mike Lata, and this week around we check in with the multi-talented Chef Aarón Sánchez.

Favorite post-shift meal/late-night snack?

Pho with beef tendon and pork, it’s one of the most satisfying meals.

Go-to cooking soundtrack?

Turn the Page” by Bob Seger.

Which words or phrase do you most overuse in the kitchen?

“Reduce more!” and “Add more acid!”

Most underrated/overrated ingredient?

Underrated = chiles / Overrated = butter

Favorite Nashville spot?

Chef Tandy Wilson’s City House – it’s a great place to hang out.


Join us at the Festival to see Chef Aarón Sánchez in action during his ‘Husky Business’ demo at 3PM on Saturday, 9/20.