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Mario MedinaNEW MAKER!

San Diego, CA, United States


Mario Medina grew up in Mexico City. He moved to the U.S to follow his culinary dreams. He started as the Sous Chef at Chateau La Jolla Inn and he was soon offered the position of Executive Chef. Mario next took the helm at Paradise Grille in Del Mar, then Finch’s Bistro and Bernini’s Bistro for five years. He is now leading the kitchen at The Main Course restaurant in Ramona. Although still young and early in his career, Mario has been featured in magazines such as “San Diego Home & Garden”, “Dining Out”, “About Town”, “Where”, “Riviera”, “Fine”, “Ranch & Coast” and “Mexico Aquí”, and on many local television news channels. Mario was featured in a cookbook showcasing San Diego’s top chefs – San Diego Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes from America’s Finest City – and is a weekly recipe contributor to 860AM Radio Mexico Aquí Magazine. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Chefs de Cuisine Association of San Diego.