Patricio Sandoval

Chicago

Mexican, Tacos


Specialities

Southern Mexican, Mexican street food, Tacos

About Patricio Sandoval

Chef Patricio Sandoval became a culinary star in Chicago by delivering refined Mexican street food with bold flavors at his restaurant Mercadito. It became such a success that it grew into a restaurant empire that now includes Mercadito locations and offshoots in Las Vegas and New York City.

Sandoval attended The French Culinary Institute and worked his way up the culinary ladder at esteemed restaurants across the country. His childhood was spent growing up around his father's renowned restaurant Madeiras in Acapulco, Mexico. The numerous trips to farmer's markets with his mother became the inspiration for his restaurant Mercadito.


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Patricio Sandoval's Video Tutorials

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos

Patricio Sandoval
Easy

A zesty and flavorful seafood taco.

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Octopus, Shrimp, and Mahi Mahi Ceviche

Patricio Sandoval
Intermediate

This version of ceviche incorporates a tomatillo pico de gallo and a serrano pepper passion fruit broth.

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How to Break Down an Onion

Patricio Sandoval
Easy

Learn the fundamental techniques of handling and dicing an onion.

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Pomegranate Guacamole

Patricio Sandoval
Easy

This version incorporates fresh habaneros and mint.

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