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The Faces of Raleigh Tamales

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Miss.Ruiz is a First-Generation Mexican American. Her parents immigrated from Sonora Mexico & Michoacan. She was raised to love her heritage - and with that came the love of making Mexican Tamales. She hopes to spread the joy and happiness these little hot burrito-like bites can bring to your taste buds. The recipes she uses are those passed down in her family from her Nana and prior. Miss.Ruiz has worked in the restaurant Business from line cook to executive chef for 15 years and counting , The love of making food and that close to her heritage & culture , took her on a ride she had enjoyed and in that endeavor she choose to go to Le cordón blue to obtain her Associates in sciences to understand more of the other aspects of the culinary industry management an Buisness

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