The Mexico Report Launches Culinary Series – Spotlight on Food Truck Vaka Burger, Celebrity Chef Aaron J. Perez

Today The Mexico Report announced its new culinary series on YouTube highlighting Mexican cuisine and chefs. Award-winning writer-director-author Rick Najera hosts the program with our first interview and entertaining food demonstration with celebrity Chef and food stylist Aaron J. Perez, owner/creator of Vaka Burger Food Truck in Los Angeles. 

But first, a little about Chef Aaron:

Celebrity Chef and Food stylist Aaron J. Perez and Host Rick Najera

Celebrity Chef and Food stylist Aaron J. Perez and Host Rick Najera

Chef Aaron J. Perez is a graduate of the Le Cordon Bleu School of the Culinary Arts, and a member of the American Culinary Federation.

He has worked in some of the top restaurants in the world: La Cachette, Rivera, Providence, and along side such greats as Wolfgang Puck and Bobby Flay, Gordon Ramsey as well as cooking of numerous A-List actors. Chef Aaron has also made several major TV appearances.

Chef Aaron’s passions are food styling and catering, and has launched chefaaronj.com, as an online guide for his clients and fans. He has catered some of the most exclusive Hollywood events and venues in Southern California and across the country.

Already creating a name for himself as a rising star in the culinary world, Chef Aaron was the recent winner of Food Networks’ “Cut Throat Kitchen – A Crepe Y Situation!”

Host Rick Najera and Chef Aaron J. Perez ©The Mexico Report

Host Rick Najera and Chef Aaron J. Perez ©The Mexico Report

Born and raised in Boyle Heights, a suburb of Los Angeles, his goal is to bring gourmet food to his neighborhood and beyond with his food truck Vaka Burger, one of LA’s most popular mobile eateries.

Chef Aaron J. Perez and his food truck Vaka Burger © The Mexico Report

Chef Aaron J. Perez and his food truck Vaka Burger © The Mexico Report

Watch The Mexico Report’s video here:

Check out Chef Aaron J. Perez and Vaka Burger on Facebook.

Creator of The Mexico Report and Mexico Culinary Series, Susie Albin-Najera at Vaka Burger Food Truck, Los Angeles. © The Mexico Report

Creator of The Mexico Report and Mexico Culinary Series, Susie Albin-Najera at Vaka Burger Food Truck, Los Angeles. © The Mexico Report

Watch for more of our new culinary series on The Mexico Report on YouTube coming soon!

Susie Albin-Najera

Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of ‘The Real Heroes of Mexico’ showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at info@themexicoreport.com


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