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Cesar Gonzalez

Bocas Grill & Bocas House

Many know me as @co_cinero, although my real name is Cesar Gonzalez. Before opening the restaurants, Bocas House and Bocas Grill I worked for 15 years in the field of Sales & Marketing. Now I serve as executive chef of all 6 restaurants and counting as the brand continues to expand.

More about Cesar Gonzalez

What is your ultimate comfort food?My favorite comfort food is definitely arepas. They are something I ate as a kid and with just one bite I am brought right back to my childhood.If you weren't a chef, what would you be?If I weren't a chef I would be in marketing full time. I have a marketing company that if I weren't busy with the restaurants I would dedicate myself full time to. It is definitely one of my other great passions.What three things are always in your pantry?I always have kosher salt, onion and garlic in my fridge they are simple ingredients that really make or break any dish.If you could cook with anyone in the world, who would it be?If I could cook with anyone on the world, it would be my son Sebastian. Unfortunately we are separated at the moment but he has always been my best helper in the kitchen.