Francis Mallmann is the reigning star of food television in the Spanish-speaking world, and the most famous and popular chef in South America. He has three restaurants: one in Mendoza, Argentina's wine country; another in the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires; and the third in the picturesque village of Garzï¿½n, Uruguay. USA Today and The Times (U.K.) have named his restaurants among the top 10 places to eat in the world.
He has written extensively about food & travel. He is a food critic for New York Magazine & write for Food & wine, as well as the Outdoors Column in The New York Times.