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Maggie Jimenéz From ¡Qué Sabor! and Sam Gorenstein from BLT Steak Visit Halperns' Meat Processing Plant

Jacob Katel
Maggie Jimenéz enjoys being outside after almost three hours in a meat freezer.

Maggie Jimenéz is a rising culinary star with a popular lifestyle cooking show, ¡Qué Sabor!; an endorsement deal with Oscar Mayer; freelance writing gigs; and a cookbook in the works. She is a former fashion model who secured her show off the strength of a casting call for an anchor spot on another program.

¡Qué Sabor! airs weekly across the United States via the TeleFutura Network and Internationally via Univision. The show also plays out audially via affiliate radio stations and has a video-heavy website so you can watch online. [click] You can catch the show in Miami every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. on Univision, Channel 23.

Recently, during filming for an episode featuring Chef Sam Gorenstein of BLT Steak, the topic of meat came up. Maggie seemed so interested that Sam invited her to check out one of his purveyor's processing facility, Halperns' in Pompano.

Check out these behind-the-scenes pictures of the ¡Qué Sabor! segment Jimenéz and Gorenstein appear in as they take a tour given by Halperns' representative Jesus Perez.

The pretour interview.
Maggie, the director, the cameraman and Jesus set up the first shot.
Chef Sam suited up.
Expert butchers cut meat.
Jesus leads Maggie through the cold room.
They examine and discuss different cuts and their attributes.
Maggie learns something new.

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Jacob Katel

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