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Honduras-born and Colorado-raised, Edwin Sandoval is a modern multicultural creator of food. Chef Sandoval spent the last 13 years moving through the ranks of professional kitchens. In 2012 armed with a culinary arts degree he appeared on the Denver scene as a sous chef at Le grand bistro & Oyster bar, Spuntino and Beatrice & Woodsley. As a young professional of 23 Chef Sandoval helped open Argyll whiskey beer in uptown Denver as Chef de Cuisine and Executive Chef at Telegraph bistro.

More recently, Chef Sandoval launched Xatrucho with the vision to become one of the premier private cooking concepts in Denver. Over the last few years Xatrucho has gained momentum in Denver curating unique menu as Chef partner at Invisible City and upcoming 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, non profits, event venues, breweries, local photographers and artists, designers and nationally-recognized brands. Through Xatrucho Chef Sandoval makes his cooking available to multiple markets from weddings to intimate dinners to cannabis events with boutique-style producers.

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Xatrucho was created by chef Sandoval with the vision to become one of the premier private cooking concepts in Denver. We focus on curating menus that bring together the essence of classical ,old-school cooking techniques, and blending in Latin flavor profiles.The XATRUCHO mentality behind food is simple: cook with the seasons, source your products consciously, and above all have fun while creating beautiful and delicious food. Our biggest joy comes from working with as many local farms and small businesses as possible and paying attention to the way we exercise our purchasing power. We work closely with the Latino community to find ways to generate fair-wage jobs and give the community the tools to grow through food. The XATRUCHO team takes pride in what we allow to come out of our kitchen. Our cuisine is clear - cook 100% from scratch, taste as you go, and never allow quality and flavor lose out to trends and fads. We make our cuisine accessible by having an eclectic list of partners in the food and beverage industry, partnering with breweries, venues and chefs to create events that range from exclusive dining experiences to relaxed pop-up events.

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Our cooking ethics

We strive everyday to work with as many local farmers, creators, producers and visionaries as possible, our goal is to create an experience rather than just dishes.

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Xatrucho cuisine

Is cohesive with your event, we create menus to compliment and contrast your celebration.


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