Elvira Reyes knows as "Mama Vira" by her love ones , was the most lovely and affable Grandma to her grandchildren. With a natural grace to prepare dishes and entertain her guests, all celebrations were a feast in her hometown Nagua, Dominican Republic.
As head to a big family and with her love of cooking, she teaches her granddaughters to cook and keep the family traditions, always keeping that jealousy in the kitchen and spreading love on each recipe.
Born in Dominican Republic migrated to the United States in the 90's , with a degree in Hospitality she decided to join Culinary Studies to pursue her passion for cooking. Recognize and well-known in the sports field for more than 20 yrs being executive chef to the Kentucky Derby, Miami Heats Arena and Hard Rock Stadium Miami.
After making history in Feb 2020 being the first Female and Latina Chef to the biggest Sport Event in the United States "Super Bowl" , Chef D passionate about the culinary arts and inspired by her grandmother Elvira during her childhood , takes its family roots as the essential component to create with her partner in crime "Vira's Flavors" a product / brand that was born in order to provide an exquisite flavor to our dishes at home under the standards of a professional Chef.
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