Eduardo Garcia

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Who is Eduardo Garcia? Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Nationality

Eduardo Garcia is an American chef outdoor enthusiast, storyteller, creator, connector, and athlete. Besides, he is also the co-founder of the ‘Montana Mex’ food brand.

He is known as the “bionic chef” because he cooks with a prosthetic arm. Garcia continues to pursue his passion with specialized prosthetics, demonstrating that anyone can achieve anything.

His three iconic projects are Montana Mex, Charged Documentary Film, and Hungry Life Cooking Series.

Garcia, a native of Bozeman, Montana, was born in 1981. He is 43 years old as of 2024.

Eduardo Garcia Family, Parents, Siblings, Education

The 43-year-old celebrity chef was raised in a rural Paradise Valley, Montana community, on the northern border of Yellowstone National Park, Eduardo. He is of Caucasian ethnicity and American nationality.

Manuel Garcia, Garcia’s father, was a fisherman and chef. His mother was an author, an astrologer, and a Montessori teacher. His father abandoned him and his two siblings, sister Ellie and twin brother Eugenio, to return to Mexico and fish. Garcia didn’t meet his father until he was 13 years old.

Regrettably, his father died in 2017. After graduating from high school, he attended The Art Institute of Seattle, a culinary school, from 1999 to 2000.

Professional Career of Eduardo Garcia 

Garcia worked at Saito’s, a Japanese cafe, during college. Following graduation, he spent two and a half years working as a chef on the Dorothea, a 107-foot yacht. He travelled the world as a chef on various yachts for 11 years, learning different ethnic cuisines.

At 15 years old, Eduardo initiated his job as a cook at Chico Hot Springs, driven by a dual motivation: the urge to support his family and the aspiration for personal independence symbolized by a fly rod and a car.

The atmosphere of the kitchen, characterized by its experiential, creative, and cooperative ambience, captivated him. Despite being previously dismissed as a troublemaker destined for mediocrity, Eduardo experienced a transformative realization: cooking provided him with a means to enrich the lives of others, thereby affirming his worth. This epiphany illuminated a path imbued with meaning and purpose for him.

Garcia co-founded Montana Mex, a Mexican-inspired line of flavoured salts, hot sauces, and salsas, in 2010. He lost his left arm in late 2011 after receiving a severe electrical shock while hunting. In September 2013, he was fitted with a prosthetic hook and, later, a bionic hand.,, and Refinery29 have all featured Garcia’s recipes. Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story, his documentary feature film, was released in 2018. He has also appeared as a guest judge on Chopped. He is also a motivational speaker, athlete, and outdoor enthusiast.

Eduardo Garcia Quick Facts

Real Name Eduardo Garcia
Date of Birth 1981
Birthplace Bozeman, Montana
Age 43 years old (as of 2024)
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Chef
Married/Wife Becca Skinner
Net Worth $2.5 million
Parents Manuel Garcia
Siblings Ellie, Eugenio Garcia

Eduardo Garcia Net Worth 2024, Salary, and Income

The bionic chef has amassed a substantial fortune through his professional cooking career and his food company, Montana Mex. Eduardo Garcia’s net worth as of 2024 is between $2.5 million as of 2023.

His recent collaborations are with brands including Yeti, American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, Magnolia Network, ORVIS, and many more.

Where can we contact Eduardo Garcia? Social Media Presence

Eduardo Garcia is available on any social media platform including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can connect him on Instagram with the name @chefeduardogarcia where he has over 97k followers. While he has 21k followers on Facebook.

Awards, Achievements and Nominations

He has received audience awards, great reviews and rewards from the MAUI film festival, and the Santa Barbara film festival, for his documentary.

A Hollywood reporter in his film reviews,


Eduardo Garcia Relationship, Married, Affair

Garcia and his wife, Becca Skinner, are happily married. His wife is a National Geographic explorer, photographer, author, and conservationist. Garcia married his beloved wife in July 2019.

His wife revealed that after only three months of dating, she knew Garcia was the one. Garcia and his wife are inseparably linked. They have not yet welcomed any children. However, they have adopted a variety of pets.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair Color, Eyes

Garcia is a tall man, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall. He is in good shape and weighs around 72 kg. He has dark hair and thick hazel eyes.

Rumours and Controversies

He has not been involved in any issues, and we have not heard any rumours about him up to this point.

Social Media

He is active on social media including Facebook and Instagram. His IG handle @chefeduardogarcia has over 102k followers and on Facebook he has over 23k followers.

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Last Updated on February 26, 2024 by sab