Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack is a top Latina food blogger who resides near Denver, Colorado. She’s a popular brand spokesperson thanks to her beautiful cooking videos and expertise in delicious home-style Mexican recipes. On her stunning blog she showcases delicious meals with heartwarming stories, beautiful food styling and photography that pays homage to her Mexican heritage.
Yvette learned the art of authentic Mexican cooking from her mom and grandmother. It was in their honor she created her blog, Muy Bueno Cookbook, to share the homemade recipes of her Tejano upbringing. On her blog, Yvette shares generations of cherished family recipes, DIY projects, and heartwarming stories of family, travel and adventures with her 175,000 visitors a month. The blog has an impressive social media following: 22,700 followers on Facebook, 10,600 followers on Pinterest, 6,200 followers on Twitter, 12,400 followers on Instagram and 5,300 subscribers on Youtube, making her a top Latina blogger and influencer.
She’s been featured as a top Hispanic blogger in the print magazines Latina and Cosmo for Latinas. She’s also been showcased on websites: TODAY, NBC, BuzzFeed, Design*Sponge, PopSugar, Saveur, People En Español, Better Homes and Gardens, The Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Siempre Mujer and Parade. Yvette has authored two very popular books, Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor and Latin Twist: Traditional & Modern Cocktails.
Yvette’s beautiful cooking videos have been featured on Tastemade, a global online video community of food and travel lovers. Her easy going warmth is a natural fit for on-camera work. She’s been a successful digital host and brand spokesperson for such high-profile brands as: Unilever, Land O’Lakes, General Mills, Knorr, Smirnoff, HERDEZ, Kraft, Avocados from Mexico, Eggland’s Best, the California Strawberry Commission, Kroger, Domino Sugar, Bud Light, KitchenAid and Las Palmas.
Believe it or not, this amazing woman’s talents stretch beyond blogging, cooking and on-camera work. Most recently Yvette won an Emmy Award for writer/producer in the short program category for Day Of The Dead Sugar Skulls. The video showcased the popular Mexican Dia de Los Muertos holiday of remembrance.
Yvette has appeared on the daytime talk show Un Nuevo Dia on Telemundo, the popular Facebook lifestyle series LittleThings (10 million followers), Daytime WFLA-TV, Fox31 Denver, KVIA ABC7 El Paso and KTNC Estrella 42 in San Francisco.
Ms. Marquez-Sharpnack reports her proudest career moment was appearing on a YouTube live stream with former First Lady Michelle Obama to discuss issues impacting Hispanic families. As a mother, Yvette’s passionate about educating children about where their food comes from and ensuring all kids have access to healthy meals. Thirteen million kids in the U.S. struggle with hunger. After joining Mrs. Obama in the round-table discussion, Yvette became an active supporter of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign.
Yvette believes that food is a powerful language to unite us all. She created the Muy Bueno blog to share her journey of writing a cookbook. Her work has now evolved into a celebration of her Tejano culture and a way to preserve the traditions of her Hispanic heritage. Just like her Mom Vangie and Grandma Jesusita, Yvette is passing on culinary memories to her son and daughter.
And as Yvette says on her blog, that’s “muy bueno” (very good)!