Aaron Sanchez is an American chef and television personality. He is the executive chef and part-owner of Johnny Sanchez with locations in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Baltimore, Maryland. He is a co-star of Food Network’s hit series, Chopped, and the host of Cooking Channel’s Emmy-nominated Taco Trip.
He has appeared on Iron Chef America, and is one of the few chefs whose battles have ended in a draw, tying with Masaharu Morimoto in “Battle Black Bass” in Season 2. He was also a contestant on The Next Iron Chef. In 2017, he joined Master chef US Season 8 as a judge alongside Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi.