Hector Rodriguez

Expertise: Caribbean cooking

Hector Rodriguez is a food service professional with over 22 years of experience and many published recipes. He was born and raised in Puerto Rico.


  • Freelance food writer
  • A native of Puerto Rico who learned cooking from his mother and grandmother
  • Twenty-two years in food service in the Army
  • Travels throughout the Caribbean collecting recipes and cookbooks



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