Rachel Pol Pastry
Rachel Pol Policart, Pastry Chef; Chef-Owner of TOMATO in Panama; Hostess of the cooking show “Soy Rachel, Soy Foodie”.
Through the ‘Rachel Pol Firm’ she also caters the city’s most exclusive events, does consulting for hotels and restaurants, and was the Private Chef for the Presidential Plane, under the previous Panamanian administration.
Rachel has been a guest Chef and Speaker at the IACP conference in San Francisco, California. Pastry Master Class in Trujillo, Peru, Recurrent speaker in Panama Gastronomica Chefs Unplugged, De Norte a Sur in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Flavors of the Islands in St Thomas, and Women Chef Organization in New York, among others.
At present Rachel is making and branding her own chocolate from bean to bar, with Panamanian organic cacao beans, promoting fair trade for local growers. Her project will educate about the sustainable use of the land and create educational centers for children at these communities.