Unboxed: Latin-Inspired Recipes with Fresh Produce

Join multicultural, Honduras-born and Colorado-raised Chef Sandoval of Xatrucho concepts for a class full of new cooking techniques and tricks to invigorate your weekly cooking routine. Get inspired as we use the freshly picked produce from the Gardens in this fun, yet educational, cooking demonstration. Chef Sandoval highlights Latin-inspired recipes with an emphasis on Honduran cuisine to brighten up your kitchen and emphasize seasonal flavors.

Leave this class full and inspired!


These cooking demonstrations are in-person and onsite at Denver Botanic Gardens York Street.


We are offering 3 separate sessions of this program throughout the summer. Each session will feature different plant-based recipes designed to highlight the produce currently in season.


Price: $85, $80 member

Instructor: Chef Edwin Sandoval


Honduras-born and Colorado-raised, Edwin Sandoval is a modern multicultural creator of food. Chef Sandoval spent 12 years moving through the ranks of professional kitchens. In 2012 at age of 21 and armed with a culinary arts degree, he appeared on the Denver scene as a sous chef at Le grand bistro & Oyster bar and gained culinary skills at places like Spuntino and Beatrice & Woodsley. As a young professional of 23, Chef Sandoval helped open Argyll Whisky Beer in uptown Denver as Chef de Cuisine, and at age 25, he took on Executive Chef position at Telegraph bistro.

More recently, Chef Sandoval launched Xatrucho with the vision of becoming one of the premier private cooking concepts in Denver. Xatrucho has gained momentum in the city curating unique menus at Invisible City and now at Enigma Bazaar. With Xatrucho, Chef Sandoval focuses on creating experiences that allow guests from different walks of life to come together through food, collaborating with a wide range of businesses, nonprofits, event venues, breweries, local photographers and artists, designers and nationally recognized brands.

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