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Omar Guevara-Soto

Assistant Director, Minneapolis Public Schools

Omar Guevara Soto joined MPS Culinary and Wellness Services in 2013 and currently serves as their Assistant Director.

Omar Guevara-Soto

Assistant Director, Minneapolis Public Schools

Omar Guevara Soto joined MPS Culinary and Wellness Services in 2013 and currently serves as their Assistant Director.

Omar was raised in a restaurant family in Puebla, Mexico where he learned the value of fresh food, scratch cooking and community. After completing a business degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana G.C., he worked extensively in the food retail industry. Omar moved to Minnesota to pursue a Culinary Arts degree from Le Cordon Blue. He managed and opened restaurants in Minnesota, Florida, Mexico and Aruba before joining the MPS Culinary and Wellness Services team.

Omar is a tireless advocate for food access and good food in our public school systems, and is honored to join the advisory board of the Chef Ann Foundation.


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