Chef Cariño Cortez


Featured in Edible San Antonio, 2015

Front Page, San Antonio Business Journal, 2015

Feature in the San Antonio Current, 2015

San Antonio Express News, 2015



TEDx San Antonio, Connection through Comida, 2016

Culinary Institute of America, Chef Presenter, Latin Foods Conference. 2014

Western Arts Alliance, Presenter, Culinary Traditions Conference. 2015

Dinner Lab, Celebrity Chef Presenter. 2013

Professional Involvement

Alex Briseño Leadership Development Program, Valedictorian. 2015

Leadership San Antonio, Class 41. 2016

SA Leadership Organization of Professionals, LOOP. 2014-2015

El Mercado Zona Cultural Stakeholder. 2014-Present

VIA Metropolitan Transit, Advisory Committee. 2014-2015

Community Involvement

San Antonio Cocktail Conference, Event Host. 2015

Nutcracker Sweets, Chef Presenter. 2015

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, Gran Tamalada Host. 2013-2015

Break Fast and Launch, Culinary Accelerator Program. 2015

Girl Scouts of SWTX, Culinary Ambassador, 2016- Current


Bold Bites LLC has SCTRCA Certifications of  MBE, WBE, SBE, ESBE, HABE, ACDBE

ServSafe Certification

Texas Foodhandlers License

TABC Certification