Events and Appearances

Best known as a fan favorite on the hit FOX show "MasterChef," Alejandra Schrader is a culinary maven with a focus on healthy eating and a passion for global flavors. Alejandra has made appearances at high profile culinary events and food and wine festivals around the country. She has also designed unique culinary experiences executed as pop-up restaurants and food truck takeovers.


Oxfam Campaign in Peru and Mistura 2013

Always an advocate of healthy eating and sustainable farming, Alejandra had the opportunity to visit Lima, Peru, to work with organic farmers and support the work of small producers. She made an appearance at Mistura Peru 2013, the largest culinary festival in the region.

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Taste of Chicago 2013 and ABC 7 Chicago

Alejandra was invited to Taste of Chicago 2013 to perform a healthy cooking demonstration during the festival at the Dominick's Cooking Corner located on Grand Park. Taste of Chicago is one of the largest culinary festivals in the United States.

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Palm Desert Food & Wine 2013

For the second year in a row, Alejandra was invited to perform a cooking demonstration at the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival. The line-up included celebrity chefs like Martin Yan and Sara Moulton. Her featured dish was featured in Palm Springs Life magazine.

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Castello di Amorosa’s Royal Hearts Gala

To celebrate a very special occasion, Valentine's Day, Alejandra designed a menu for Castello di Amorosa's Royal Hearts Gala. For this romantic celebration, she created an exquisite and unique menu to pair with Castello's most amazing wines.

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La Tasca: a Pop-Up Restaurant

After four successful events (Gastro:Pop-Up, a sold-out, beer-pairing event in Downtown Los Angeles and three food truck takeovers on Abbot Kinney in Venice, L.A Arepa Bar), Alejandra found the perfect location on the Westside and turned it into a “Tasca”. It was a great evening of food, wine, and live music!

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