International music superstars Gloria and Emilio Estefan are making their popular recipes public—offering readers a peek through the kitchen doors of Bongos Cuban Café, home of authentic Cuban cuisine à la 1950s Havana. From savory tapas and easy-to-make individual and family-style entrées, to scrumptious desserts and signature cocktails, Estefan Kitchen covers complete menus that will surely become a staple of its readers’ households. They can recreate the savory dishes of Bongos Cuban Café authentic Cuban cuisine—right in their own kitchen— with this collection of tried-and-true recipes. Filled with Gloria and Emilio’s personal accounts, culinary inspiration, and Cuban cuisine’s historical context, Estefan Kitchen is a timeless cookbook that brings readers into their lives, culture, and food. Whether islanders or mainlanders, chefs or non-chefs, everyone can follow the step-by-step instructions for sumptuous feasts and unforgettable meals.
In 2010, Emilio added the title of best-selling author to his long list of credits with the release of The Rhythm of Success - How an Immigrant Produced his own American Dream. It chronicles the story of his perseverance in succeeding both in his personal and professional life. From his humble roots as a Cuban refugee, to becoming one of the most successful businessmen in America, he shares his unconventional and pioneering career as a guide, to empower readers to establish for themselves the tools, ethics, values, and strategies necessary to unleash their own business potential.
Emilio presented "The Exile Experience: a journey to freedom" in collaboration with The Miami Herald in 2011. A groundbreaking historical chronicle that tells the personal stories of those who fled the island and celebrates the accomplishments of the Cuban-American community.