Claudia Sandoval

Claudia’s Cocina | San Diego, CA

Chef Claudia Sandoval, winner of the sixth season of MasterChef U.S., is now Judge on  MasterChef Latino, a #1 Hit TV cooking competition on Telemundo regardless of language.

Born and raised in San Diego, California, to a family originally from Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Chef Claudia grew up with her mother and grandmother, who taught her how to cook since she was a 4 year old little girl. 

After winning the coveted title of MasterChef, she began a successful culinary consulting and catering company under the name “Claudia’s Cocina,” in addition to working with important brands like Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s, T-Mobile, Target and Tajín; Chef Claudia published her bestselling cookbook “Claudia’s Cocina: A Taste of Mexico” in 2016.

With a passion for all things Philanthropic, Ms. Sandoval continues to find ways to give back to the community she lives in. Ms. Sandoval has supported and been a board member of various non-profit organizations and helped to raise over $350k for organizations since her win.