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About Rafael Antonio Nazario

Rafael Antonio Nazario (also Raf, or Raphael) is a Melbourne-based writer who has had a international career encompassing food and music as well as the thespian arts. Chef, author, wine writer, pianist & composer, producer, arranger, teacher as well as actor and theatre director, Rafael has crossed the aisles from food to music, music and theatre to food, and back again, and then again, and again. He had a hand in launching two of Australia’s largest QSR chains as well as many years consulting on an international level. His bilingual cookbook, ‘Sand in Your Shoes’ (℗ 2001, due to be re-released) which he wrote during his years in Mexico earned Raphael an invitation to prepare a gala meal with his crew at the James Beard House in NYC (2004). During his sojourn in Mexico, he regularly wrote for In & Out Magazine as well as Vallarta Voice magazine (both defunct). He also contributed to the NY-based Details Magazine (also gone). Rafael still finds time for music, with 9 CDs —albums and singles— in release.

About Rafael Antonio Nazario

Rafael Antonio Nazario (also Raf, or Raphael) is a Melbourne-based writer who has had a international career encompassing food and music as well as the thespian arts. Chef, author, wine writer, pianist & composer, producer, arranger, teacher as well as actor and theatre director, Rafael has crossed the aisles from food to music, music and theatre to food, and back again, and then again, and again. He had a hand in launching two of Australia’s largest QSR chains as well as many years consulting on an international level. His bilingual cookbook, ‘Sand in Your Shoes’ (℗ 2001, due to be re-released) which he wrote during his years in Mexico earned Raphael an invitation to prepare a gala meal with his crew at the James Beard House in NYC (2004). During his sojourn in Mexico, he regularly wrote for In & Out Magazine as well as Vallarta Voice magazine (both defunct). He also contributed to the NY-based Details Magazine (also gone). Rafael still finds time for music, with 9 CDs —albums and singles— in release.