From working for free at the top fine dining restaurant in the U.S. to a career reimagining Filipino food, chef Emmanuel Garcia shows us the passion and grit it takes to build a career as a world-class chef.

“I chose to be a chef because cooking was the ultimate way that I found I could express myself,” he shares.

What It Takes to Be a Chef on the Rise


Producer, DP, Editor


Grotto Network

Additional Credits:

Senior Producer: Javi Zubizarreta
Associate Producer: Ben Kruis
GFX & Finishing: Grotto Network