Cristian Rivera Foundation

Actor Luis Guzman and Celebrity Chef Alex Garcia Join Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee

The Cristian Rivera Foundation welcomed two new members to its Committee this month —actor Luis Guzman and Celebrity Chef Alex Garcia.

Guzman is a character actor from New York who has appeared in countless movies and television shows. Most recently, Guzman appeared in HBO’s hit series How to Make it in America. He has also been seen on Oz, Law and Order, NYPD Blue and Walker, Texas Ranger, as well as in feature films like The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, Carlito’s Way, Magnolia, Out of Sight, Boogie Nights, Punch Drunk Love, Traffic, Anger Management, and School for Scoundrels.

Garcia is a Nuevo Latino chef who has appeared on the Food Network and written cookbooks like 2004’s In a Cuban Kitchen. Garcia attended the Culinary Institute of America and later worked alongside famed Nuevo Cuban chef Douglas Rodriguez for four years at Yuca restaurant in Miami. Garcia has been involved with many highly-respected New York restaurants, including Erizo Latino in Soho, Babalu, Patria, Calle Ocho and, most recently, Habana Room.

 

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