His passion for cooking did not manifest itself forever. Colombian chef Jorge Rauch (1970), who does not like to wash dishes, had to learn to cook because he loves to eat and rest. While majoring in economics in Israel, he shared an apartment with two classmates, one of whom, Orit Feldman, became his wife until 2002. They agreed that he would cook and do the dishes. This was what motivated Rauch to find a career in the kitchen.
At that time he was 28 years old.. Then he left for England to start a new life and seriously devoted himself to culinary art. For this reason, he went to study at the Tanti Marie Cooking School, in London, and worked at Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons, in Oxford, considered one of the best restaurants in the UK.
At the end of 2003 he returned to Colombia, with his two brothers Mark and Ilan, They started their first project together. In this way, they opened the Criterión Restaurant in Zona G in Bogotá, where they focused on creating a gastronomic store.
In 2008, Rausch, who practices Judaism, presented the program Brothers in the kitchen; In 2009, Jorge Rausch keysthrough the channel gourmet; In 2011 he was a teacher in Cooks to the max 1 And the twoby very useful. In 2015 he began participating as a jury in Masterchef ColombiaAnd the Junior Master Chef And since 2018, in the three seasons MasterChef Celebrity Colombia.
Since 2019 he has participated in a jury Masterchef Chile And the Master Chef Ecuador. And in 2020 and 2021, he also participated as part of the jury for the first season of MasterChef Celebrity Chile.
How much do you earn?
In Ecuador, Rausch achieved fame with the game show chefthat transmitted Telemazonas Until the third season (the fourth has already been confirmed). Since the first batch of Master Chef EcuadorIn 2019, a lot of viewers who saw him every night were with him Irene Pacrizo and Carolina Sanchez (In the first season he was alongside Enrique Semper and Si Sanchez), and they made up the trio of judges who make their judgments on which dishes the contestants should prepare.
Just as every cook is gaining a popular hobby and people want to know more about it, so are professional chefs who have come under the public eye. I remember the entire third season of Master Chef Ecuador 100 million views on the channel’s social networks Telemazonas.
The jury is responsible for the qualification of the participants. And that, for some, what the expert chefs say is worth a lot, because that way the contestants are able to improve in each challenge until the final, when the top three arrive to take the prizes. $20,000 to 1st place (also a car and other prizes), $600 and $400 for second and third place, respectively.
Chef Jorge Rauch, who has earned the affection and also discord of some Ecuadorean viewers thanks to his ratings, is a professional chef with three Michelin stars. Expert in Colombian gastronomy. Despite his earnings as owner and partner of several restaurants, It is also true that the profits of the cooking program are very large.
He knew how to take advantage of his fame, to the point that even charge $50 for a greeting to yourself, a family member or a friend, With a few hours of immediate response through videos.
This popularity was also achieved thanks to the fact that it owns the restaurant Criterión, which has been recognized as one of the 50 best restaurants in the world, according to the 50 Best Restaurants in Latin America (2013-2016), and the best restaurant in Colombia (2013-2015); Something he achieved thanks to his efforts and dedication, earning his place in the global gastronomy world and knowing how to make his decisions as an entrepreneur.
To give you an idea, the salary that Jorge Rauch gets in the program Master Chef Celebrity In Colombia, from RCN . TVAnd the Between 200 and 400 million Colombian pesos per season, according to the site ellaeonline. That’s just over 52,000 and over $104,000 USD. The current minimum monthly salary for a Colombian is 1 million pesos (just over $260 USD)..