Yanet Acosta

Yanet Acosta por Diana FysShe’s a writer and journalist, author of  ‘El chef ha muerto’  and coordinator and founder of the gastronomy fanzine ‘enCrudo’.

Yanet is a columnist for the Cadena Ser, in the section Tinta de Calamar, and she has worked with the newspapers ‘El Mundo’, ‘El País’ y ‘Público’.  Also she has colaborated in the national magazines ‘Sobremesa’, ‘Spain Gourmetour’, ‘Distribución and Consumo’, and ‘El Gastronómico’, and the International magazines ‘Status’ (Brasil) and ‘Mundo Gastronómico’ (México).

She has a degree in Journalism and a Ph.D. in History of the Press by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She specialized in Social Media from at the Columbia University in New York.

Yanet has developed her  academic career as a teacher of postgraduates and graduates on Villanueva University Center and the University Camilo José Cela in Madrid. Yanet founded the Course of Culinary and Nutrition Journalism at the University Complutense of Madrid, who has run for three years. She worked as a writer specialized in agrifood and gastronomy at the EFE agency for nine years and as a communications director of Cooperativas Agroalimentarias for two years.

Yanet has been the organizer of the first exhibition of Food Photography in Spain under the title Del bodegón al porn food, Imágenes de los fotógrafos de la cocina actual en España. Since february of 2001 she is the president of the Press Association of Culinary and Nutrition.

She feeds the blog www.elchefhamuerto.com about literature and cuisine.


WORK

Noches sin sexo

Synopsis: Noches sin sexo is an illustrated anthology of stories through which, the author shows us that the encounter with the night can be sensual, erotic, dream or nightmare. She achieves to convey images and feelings through short texts, concise and powerful. We will realize that sometimes a twist of fate can change all our reality in a few moments.

Title: El chef ha muerto

Synopsis: the most famous chef in the world has died under strange circumstances and Ven Cabreira has to investigate it. The chef is an attractive character: he doesn’t worry about fashion, he is a widower, he loves stew and he uses to collect Barbies. Besides, many other curious characters will appear in this book: ambitious chefs arrange to murder in order to get a Michelin star, restaurant owners with financial problems, revengeful gastronomic critic, journalists addicted to social networks and even sham Michellin Guide’s inspectors. All of them create a perfect and a humorous plot in which the reader discovers the different characters’ interests. The novel has also a delicious series of comments about fashion, taste and snobbery, three basic ingredients in actual select restaurants.

Furthermore, the detective Ven Cabreira is a great character who will allow the author to solve new plots in future novels.

This novel is perfect for people who are interested about present gourmet or for people who love crime novels. This is a great, ironic and unabashedly novel.

 


PUBLICATIONS

Noches sin sexoEl chef ha muerto Historia de la información agraria. Desde el siglo XVIII hasta la agenda 2000 


 

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