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About Gloria Carillo:

Gloria is a social entrepreneur, eco-organic advocate and extremely passionate about quinoa. Through her company, La Casa del Taco, she has been the caterer of choice to numerous film companies and in 2006 she hosted her own cooking show on Latin TV. Her latest venture is a plan to open restaurants in both Vancouver and Toronto. Her conscious business model incorporates a focus on the use of recycled materials, providing unique fundraising opportunities for schools and employee profit-sharing. Her philosophy is to co-create supportive endeavours designed to enrich and nourish individuals and communities.

Quinoa Trail: Chef Gloria Carillo's Quinoa Tacos


Feed your mind with royal quinoa tacos filled with savoury eco-friendly ingredients in this Bolivian focus workshop by the Queen of Quinoa, Gloria Carillo. 

Recently, quinoa has been trending as a highly nutritious crop making its entry into the food basket of culinary connoisseurs in el centro (urban centres) across the globe. But it has been a staple for centuries in South America, among pre-Columbian Andean farming communities (el campo). Nourish your brain at our Quinoa Trail food series, as we celebrate the UN-declared International Year of Quinoa!

Hosted by Christian Pritchard.