Chef Emiliano Marentes talks tortillas, tacos and the James Beard award semi-finalsPlay
Chef Emiliano Marentes is a semi-finalist for a James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef. He's the chef and co-owner of ELEMI in El Paso, Texas, known for its tacos and fresh, handmade corn tortillas.
Host Scott Tong talks to Marentes about how he makes tortillas, the food he serves and what the nomination means for him.
This segment aired on May 23, 2022.