2020 Top Florida Latino Lideres Award Recipient
Chef Grego “Sabor with Love” is a Latino Mover N’ Shaker from Wesley Chapel, Florida.
Latin Times Magazine: Where are you and your family from? What is your Hispanic heritage?
Sabor with LOVE CG: I was born in the USA and raised in a small town in Puerto Rico called Florida.
Latin Times Magazine: Tell us about what you do for a living and how you got into it
Sabor with LOVE CG: I’m a Chef. I have been cooking all my life since my parents taught me from a young age how to cook. They also owned kioskos, cafeteria, and a restaurant in Puerto Rico
Latin Times Magazine: In your industry, what would you say separates you from your competition
Sabor with LOVE CG: My passion for anything food! I love being able to teach others with my experience, and best of all, in both languages
Latin Times Magazine: During Covid-19, tell us about your Biggest Challenge/obstacle and how you overcame it/or are overcoming it
2020 Latino Lideres: My biggest challenge was trying to stay safe and at the same time, maintaining my family safe. Since the pandemic started, I haven’t stopped working. Every day we keep adapting to the situation.
Latin Times Magazine: Tell us about your biggest achievement, and how you achieved it (Covid or nonrelated)
Sabor with LOVE CG: My biggest achievement was creating the SABOR with Love page. Being able to teach online how to cook those recipes from my childhood in Spanish and English, or better yet… Spanglish has been such a rewarding achievement. Persistency has been the key to achieving what SABOR with Love is today. We look back at all the laughs, tears, disappointments, the highs and the lows and we thank God for where we are today and for what he has allowed us to experience with this page.
Latin Times Magazine: What is next for you? What can people expect to see from you?
Sabor with LOVE CG: We have many upcoming projects which represents the growth of SABOR with Love such as collaborations with other people, a cookbook and more.
Latin Times Magazine: What words of encouragement can you offer?
Sabor with LOVE CG: It may sound cliché, but don’t give up on reaching your dreams. Nothing is impossible. The sky is the limit. If you fall, get back up and keep on trying! Your hard work always pays off.
Latin Times Magazine: Is there anything I didn’t ask that you would like to share?
Sabor with LOVE CG: It doesn’t matter what country you are from, teach our younger generation about our culture, the food, the music etc… That’s what makes us unique!
Latin Times Magazine: What is YOUR comida Latina favorita?
Sabor with LOVE CG: When we talk about my favorite food, I’m super simple for that. Chicharrones de pollo, arroz blanco, habichuelas and unos tostones bien tostaos’!