MARCELA VALLADOLID is an Emmy nominated celebrity chef, television personality, designer, author and businesswoman. Marcela began her professional career as a Food Editor for Bon Appetite Magazine. Her first television show was Relatos Con Sabor for Discovery en Español and she published her first book, Fresh Mexico, in 2009.She hosted her second show, Mexico Made Easy, for the Food Network in 2010 and released a companion book, Mexico Made Easy, in 2011.
In 2013, Marcela extended the reach of her brand by launching her own line of food products in partnership with Safeway. She is the only celebrity to have had her own branded food line sold exclusively nationwide at Safeway/Vons/Pavilion’s.She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, NY Daily News, Better Homes & Garden, and has appeared on national TV shows such as Today Show, The Talk, The Chew, The View, Access Hollywood Live, The Rachael Ray Show, Live! With Kelly and Michael and more.
Marcela is currently co-hosting the three-time Emmy Nominated Food Network hit show The Kitchen. She released her 3rd book, CASA MARCELA, in April 2017 with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which became a #1 Best Seller. She will also be appearing, as a Judge, on The Food Network’s new show America’s Best Baker, which premieres on September 2017.
She released her 3rd book, CASA MARCELA, in April 2017 with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which became a #1 Best Seller.
Marcela continues to use her career and bi-cultural upbringing to reach both the general and Hispanic markets, all while being the mother to her wonderful sons, Fausto, David, and newborn daughter Anna Carina.