Building Culinary Leaders

ABOUT US

BUILDING FUTURE CULINARY LEADERS THROUGH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Chef Training U.S. is the leading specialized training and career program that connects employers with the best possible employees in the hospitality and culinary industry.

Our up-to 12-month signature program allows you to gain experience in the culinary arts department in the United States. Our Career Programs are available all across the USA:


New York  |   Miami  |   Los Angeles  
San Francisco  | Washington, D.C.  
Boston  |   Chicago


All the training are well remunerated and the salary will vary by city and depend upon your skills and experience. Generally speaking, you can expect to earn enough to maintain a normal standard of living along with saving some money for travel.

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MEET THE FOUNDERS

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MAMEN SALA

President & Co-Founder | New York
info@chef-us.com
Phone: +1 (310) 985-5381 (USA)
Phone: +34 (910) 059-622 (Spain)
Skype: mammensala@hotmail.com

Mamen Sala is a journalist born in Zaragoza, Spain. Her communications skills brought her to work as TV reporter for different national TV channels. Three years ago she moved to Los Angeles, CA, and started to develop what now is her real passion: Marketing and Communications in the culinary industry. She couldn't keep her passion when she moved to New York City and she started working in the United States as a marketing specialist in the culinary field. During this time, she discovered that she could help the recruitment necessities of the restaurants by trying to make a more diverse and multicultural environment. As all of our candidates, she started in the United States with a J-1 visa and she has developed an exquisite taste to understand the needs of American employers in the hospitality and culinary industry. Mamen loves to work out every day early in the morning, travel and she is in love with the Ocean. ​

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SANDRA MARTIN

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder | New York
info@chef-us.com
Phone: +1 (917) 312-5184 (USA)
Phone: +34 (910) 059-622 (Spain)
Skype: Sandra.martin.vilanova

Sandra Martin was born in Spain has studied both in Spain and the Netherlands. As a senior team member, Sandra has helped more than 200 young professionals to make their dream come true, work in the United States. She specializes in culinary placements and international partnerships. She has extensive knowledge of all J-1 visa related matters, which she gained through her previous experience at non-for-profit organization granted by the U.S. Department of State as a U.S. J-1 visa sponsor. Sandra is responsible for the continuous development of the various recruitment offices around the world. In her spare time, Sandra likes to spend time with her two children and loves cooking and dining with friends and family. ​

OUR AMBASSADORS

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  • RICARDO SALA

    Digital Marketing
    ricardo@grouz.io
    Phone: +34 (600) 24 3843
    Skype: ricardo@grouz.io

  • CONCHA CARRASCO

    Ambassador – Spain
    ambassador@chef-us.com
    Phone: + 34 (678) 544-590
    Skype: concha.carrasco3

  • ESTHER HIGUERAS

    Ambassador – Spain
    ambassador@chef-us.com
    Phone: +34 (619) 408-017
    Skype: estherlina2010