Chef Rey De La Osa
Resident Chef, Publix Aprons Cooking School
Rey began his Publix career in 1999 in Customer Service. While attending Johnson & Wales University, Rey worked at The Four Seasons Hotel in Miami. In 2008, Rey transferred to the Prepared Foods Department at Publix Greenwise Market in Boca Raton to pursue his culinary career. Rey began working at the Plantation Publix Aprons Cooking School in 2010 to share his culinary passion with others. He was promoted to Resident Chef at the Boca Raton Cooking School location and now is the Resident Chef at the Plantation Publix Aprons Cooking School.
When asked “what is your favorite cuisine to make?”, he answers , “all of them!” He enjoys cooking traditional recipes, but Rey’s Latin heritage has a lot of influence on the recipes he creates.
Together with the Aprons staff, Rey wants students to “learn to have fun in the kitchen!”