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Ruth Van Waerebeek


Ruth Van Waerebeek is an adventurous traveller, international chef and cookbook author from Belgium. She was born and raised in the medieval town of Ghent where she learned to cook at the side of her mother, grandmother and her great-grandmother. She was a chef in two leading restaurants in Ghent before she set off travelling round the world. In the 90s she worked in full time teaching at a school of culinary arts in NYC. Since 2000 she has been the brand ambassador and the house chef of Chile's most important Winery Concha y Toro. She travels regularly to the company's major events in Europe, Russia, USA, Latin-America and Asia. She now runs the Mapuyampay Hostal Gastronomico & Cooking School in the heart of Chile's wine country. Her cooking classes have been profiled in Gourmet Magazine as one of the 50 best cooking vacations in the world.