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America’s Next Great Restaurant: Get To Know Investor Lorena Garcia

March 19, 2011 08:00 AM by Lisa Princ

You may have seen her occasionally joining Curtis Stone on The Biggest Loser but Lorena Garcia has also joined the cast of NBC‘s newest competition show America’s Next Great Restaurant as a judge and investor, but did you know that Lorena Garcia is an advocate for childhood obesity? Keep reading to learn more about Lorena!

America’s Next Great Restaurant investor Lorena Garcia may be a new face to our television screens, but she is not new to the television at all. In fact, Lorena has taken on numerous roles as the host on nationally syndicated shows, including “Vida Gourmet” on the Gems network; “Co/cine Mun2″ on the Mun2 network; “El Arte del Buen Gusto” on MGM Casa Club TV; “Sazón” on Univision Radio; and currently “Sazón con Lorena Garcia” on Utilisima. Recently, Garcia was featured in CNN’s “Latinos in America,” broadcast globally to millions of viewers. Lorena is also a spokesperson for Nestle’ and she also appears on “Cocinando con Nestlé,” a weekly segment on the Univision morning show, and “Despierta America,” where she prepares popular and traditional dishes from Latin America.

But this Latina restaurant owner wasn’t always cooking, in fact Lorena actually went to law school before trading that for a chef’s hat. According to NBC, Lorena Garcia is also taking on childhood obesity as they report “She developed Big Chef, Little Chef as a comprehensive program to help children and their families take control of their eating habits and ultimately, their lives. More than simply promoting healthy eating, it is a lifestyle modification plan that educates children of all ages and their families about the benefits of nutrition and of living a healthy, happy, and positive life.”

NBC Bios: Lorena Garcia.

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