Eddie Zamora is an International Foodie, Cuban Home Cook and former Judge on the TV family competition series Dinner Takes All, airing on BYUTV. The twelve episode series was produced by Keller/Noll, the creators of Food Network’s Chopped and Chopped Junior.
Born and raised in Miami, Eddie is also a social media influencer. His handle The Yum Yum Foodie has 180K Instagram followers. Eddie’s fans follow him for his honest and entertaining reviews and recommendations for the best and worst places to eat, drink and stay from all around the world.
For the past eight years, this former actor, singer and caterer has traveled the globe in search of amazing (and not so amazing) spots for food, sips and play. Eddie’s been to eleven countries and forty states in the United States, from Bora Bora to the Bronx. A visit from The Yum Yum Foodie can help a business explode. Whether it’s Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat, this die-hard foodie who simply loves to eat, travel and drink wine has created a very lucrative career from his social posts and internet videos.
LATIN CHEF, FOODIE & JUDGE ON ‘DINNER TAKES ALL’ On BYU TV
Eddie is fearless in front of the cameras and his outgoing personality and Cuban good looks has made him a sought after spokesperson for everything from coffee beans to beer. In less than 24 hour’s, Eddie’s webisode for Stella Artois Beer was viewed 22K plus times. In the past year, Eddie has partnered with Toyota, Lexus, Got Milk, The National Pork Board, Vea Crackers, Einstein’s Bagels, Swiss Water Coffee, Norwegian Cruise Line, Margaritaville, Visit Park City and Jewish National Foundation.
A cook at heart and a star in the kitchen, Eddie’s cooking videos include such recipes as Chicken Vaca Frita with Baked Tostones, Cuban Coffee Rubbed Pork Tenderloin, Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cookies, Flan Panetela, and of course the perfect cup of Cuban latte. His video tutorial, a Game Day Grilled Cheese Sandwich made with Gruyere, white cheddar, fontina and bacon on a crispy Italian roll had 150K views!
Son of cuban refugees, Eddie’s inspiration came from his father Antonio, a successful jazz drummer and mother Eva, a pianist. Both his parents fled Cuba for a better life as teenagers. Eddie’s strong love for his Latin heritage is what drives him to share his foodie life with the world.