LATINX FOODIE INFLUENCER & ON-CAMERA FOOD HOST
A seasoned culinary and wine print journalist, Marisel has the personality to step in front of the camera as well. Her broadcast work has been seen on cable, digital, streaming and social platforms. Currently, she’s hosting and cooking on Hello Fresh’s Instagram series Fresh Takes on Take Out, Beat the Receipt on Food & Wine’s YouTube Channel, and Driven to Dine on cable’s MSG Network.
Originally from Panama City, Marisel has lived in some pretty remarkable places like Hawaii, Japan and Spain. Food influenced by her Cuba roots and the many exciting places she once called home, she describes her food as “traditional to modern Latin-ish with fun riffs, like Pumpkin Tres Leches Cake, Arroz con Pina and Chocoflan. See Marisel’s Recipes
GLOBAL WINE & COCKTAIL EXPERT
Her love of wines began at Cornell University where she studied viticulture and enology, the studies of grape cultivation and wine winemaking. Today, Marisel is invited by wine consortiums and tourism boards to visit famed wine regions around the world. She’s written about wines while traveling to Chablis, Cote de Bourgogne, Sicily, Champagne and Napa.
She also specializes in food and cocktail pairings and was the host of United States of Spirits on the Spirits Network, a streaming entertainment channel dedicated to the world of premium spirits. For the show, Marisel took viewers on a journey through some of New York City’s best cocktail bars while offering tips for pairing wine and cocktails with food.
FOOD WRITER & RESTAURANT CRITIC
Marisel has traveled the world working with the culinary tourism boards of Sweden, Denmark, France, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, England, Italy, Greece, Israel, South Korea, Canada and Mexico..
In 2018, she created the Michelin Guide’s popular column Eating Off Duty which is all about what celebrated chefs eat outside their kitchens. Marisel has been featured on Cooking.nytimes.com and creates original recipes and digital videos for The Spruce Eats, The Kitchn, Food52, Delish, Tasty and many, many more.
Marisel is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and The Newswomen’s Press Club of New York City