Quick FactsProfessionChef/Owner, Sueños Competing forCystic Fibrosis Foundation
Sue Torres has been setting the standard for gourmet Mexican fare for over fifteen years. She’s the chef/owner of the critically acclaimed Sueños, the extraordinary New York hideaway serving what food critics have called “The most exciting Mexican food in the city.” Over the years, Torres has received notable recognition: Time Out Magazine named her Culinary Ambassador in 2004, and Working Woman Magazine included her in their list of “20 under 30” to watch. Her innovative dishes and cocktails have earned her much praise from The New York Times, Vogue, Food & Wine, and Bon Appétit, to mention a few, and have established her as one of the most revered chefs in New York. Torres’ original recipes have been featured in several national magazines, including Fine Cooking and Food & Wine. She’s is also a top-notch restaurant consultant, and a genuinely committed philanthropist working with charity groups that include the Cystic Fibrosis Organization, Autism Speaks, The St. Jude Children’s Foundation, and Women Breast & Ovarian Cancer. Torres’ current projects include a Mexican artisanal cookbook, and an organic Mexican taco truck.