Venezuelan-American chef Alejandra Schrader signs with The Lisa Ekus Group

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June 6, 2019 – Bilingual chef, food TV personality, and healthy food advocate Alejandra Schrader recently signed with The Lisa Ekus Group, LLC. She brings her Venezuelan heritage and educational background in  biodiversity and land development to both the author and spokesperson divisions of the agency.

Born in Chicago and now residing in Los Angeles, Alejandra spent her childhood and half of her life in Caracas, Venezuela where she learned family recipes and traditional Venezuelan dishes from her mom and grandmother. Her passion for cooking led her to experience and experiment with cultural flavors and culinary traditions from Mexico to Argentina, and global flavors that include North African, Indian, Vietnamese, Italian, and Spanish. Her culinary foundation coupled with her Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Michigan led Alejandra to pursue a culinary journey focused on food systems as they relate to a greener planet.

“We are thrilled Alejandra has signed with our agency for comprehensive representation, empowering us to bring her voice and message to aligned brands, and recipes that ‘scream flavor and whisper health’ to the publishing industry,” said Sally Ekus,  Manager and Literary Agent at The Lisa Ekus Group.

She owns a private chef business, teaches healthy cooking classes, and performs cooking demonstrations at special events and in front of the camera. Alejandra uses her platform to showcase health conscious meals that are “cooked smart” and packed with flavor and nutritional value, and she advocates for plant-based diets and environmentally friendly farming practices.

Alejandra has been featured on all major U.S. television networks in English and Spanish and has performed cooking segments on programs such as The Talk, Access Hollywood Live, Cafe CNN, Home & Family, and Despierta America. Her interviews and recipes have been featured in high profile magazines such as InTouch Weekly and Taste of Home, and she has served as a Spokesperson for award-winning campaigns with major national brands such as State Farm Insurance  Alejandra was also on season two of FOX’s MasterChef, where she was later named a fan-favorite of the show.

You can find Alejandra on InstagramTwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn.

Welcome, Alejandra!


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