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BenRiasReviewer

Location:

South Bay/Los Angeles CA

Forum Post Count:

278

Join Date:

5/2/03

Last Online:

on 6/25/14

Culinary Experience

Other

About Me:

Ruben Urias is an avid cook, legal professional, and student of the culinary arts. After receiving his juris doctorate degree, he was hired as a law clerk to the chief judge in Las Vegas, Nevada. While his love of the law has not waned, his passion for the law as a career did. With the encouragement of his wife, he jumped in with both feet to change careers and finally pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a culinary professional. Along this path, he has completed culinary courses, written a blog about the experience, landed an externship in a Michelin 1-star French restaurant in Vegas, succumbed to arthritis of the back, and written cookbook reviews and articles for ChefTalk. And even though the economy and realities of kitchen life has taken its toll, Ruben is continuing to pursue that dream.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Cooking and Photography

What I do for a living:

Write, cater, and assist in community fundraising food events.

BenRias's Recent Activity

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Techniques of Healthy Cooking
reviewed by BenRias 7/23/13 at 11:56am
The Elements of Dessert
reviewed by BenRias 4/2/13 at 8:49am
The Art of Charcuterie
reviewed by BenRias 2/22/12 at 10:35am
Mexican Food Recipes: Sweet Empanadas
written by BenRias 11/30/11 at 8:04pm
Pumpkin Filling
written by BenRias 10/31/11 at 11:09pm

 

BenRias’s Photos

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Baking & Pastry items
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Butchery Beef Sirloin
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Thanksgiving 2008
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Butchery--Lamb
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BenRias's Lists

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My Articles 0 User List
Last Updated 7/30/13
MY REVIEWS 23 Cookbooks
Last Updated 7/30/13

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