Carlos Salgado

Carlos Salgado

Los Angeles

About Carlos Salgado

Prior to opening Taco María, Carlos Salgado spent a decade in San Francisco and Oakland, learning in many of the Bay Area's best kitchens, including Vernon Morales' Winterland, Daniel Patterson's Coi, and James Syhabout's Commis. He was named a Food and Wine Best New Chef in 2015, as well as Chef of the Year in the Orange County Register. In 2016, he was named a James Beard Award semifinalist for Best Chef: West.

My Venues


    • Best Chef: West Nominee, 2018
      James Beard Foundation

      Where I Go Out

      Behind the Scenes

      At My Venues