Food Network star dies Carl Ruiz on Saturday in his sleep of a suspected heart failure. He was forty four years OLD and his death was confirmed by his restaurant’s Instagram page.
Ruiz opened a new restaurant, La Cubana, in NEW YORK town in June. The eatery focuses on authentic Cuban cookery.
The late cook appeared on the Food Network in multiple episodes of Guy Fieri’s showcase Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, and in addition was a frequent JUDGE on the Guy’s Grocery Games competition
“I’m heartbroken that my friend cook Carl Ruiz is gone,” Fieri aforesaid on an Instagram post. “I haven’t any words to explain what an excellent friend he was to ME and my family. His ability to Make ME laugh and smile beneath any circumstances was solely outshined by his talent as a cook. Over the years, I’ve met plenty deal} of great individuals however an acquaintance like Carl is one in a very hundred million. Carl ’The Cuban’ Ruiz can forever survive in my heart and in those of all who adored him.”
Food network star dies:Also mourning on social media was cook Jet Tila, who appeared on the shows Chopped and Cutthroat Kitchen, furthermore as Guy’s Grocery Games. .
“You instructed US means to|a way to} get pleasure from each moment to the fullest and not live questioning what if! you’re gone way ahead of time @carlruiz! i will be able to forever be #ruizing! you may be remembered by us all! #RIP my friend,” he wrote. “Thank you @guyfieri for Bringing Carl into all of our lives.”
The Food Network cook BEN Ford added, “Our community lost a decent one yesterday. WAY too young RIP.”
The La Cubana Instagram page aforesaid, “On behalf of the La Cubana family, with significant hearts, WE are deeply saddened to share the passing of our beloved Executive cook Carl Ruiz. No words will absolutely specific our sadnessat the explosive loss of our pricey friend and brother.
“Beyond his huge cookery talent, Carl’s epic temperament ne’er failed to entertain, enlighten, and uplift every body he encountered on his #Ruizing adventures. His ferocious intellect and infectious humor knew no bounds. He was a mighty force of down home Cuban cookery, and lived life to the fullest, even as he cooked—with “dancing always” because the most vital ingredient. Here at La Cubana, Carl paid proud tribute to his Cuban roots every night, and it’s here that Carl’s bequest, simple spirit and keenness for his culture will continue to exist. we hope we make you proud, Carlito.”
The Food Network has not however issued a press release. There was no immediate info offered on survivors or a memorial service.
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