University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Zulema V. Echerivel-Felix


Zulema (Sue) Echerivel-Felix was born in Chihuahua, Mexico and immigrated to the United States at an early age. Her parents raised their seven children in Arizona but with strong ties back to Mexico. All summer breaks and holidays were spent in Chihuahua with grandparents and extended family. Here the deep roots of farming and ranching would one day surface in Sue’s cooking style and abilities. Home grown vegetables and beef/lamb laid the foundation of Sue’s simple, fresh, home style cooking.

Sue had a very successful career at Hughes/Raytheon, which spanned 35 years. She held numerous executive level positions which included Program Manager, Director of Finance, Operations, Supply Chain and Quality. Sue has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and several advance certifications in Program Management and Business Management. Sue is married to Raymond Felix and they had two daughters. Their eldest daughter Zulema was killed in a car accident in 2008 and their other daughter Francesca is currently employed by Raytheon. Sue and Ray are raising their twin granddaughters and are active in breeding, training and racing quarter horses.

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Scheduled events:
¡Buen Provecho! Treasured Secret Flavors
Beloved family recipes that have traveled through time and distance from Northern Mexico to New Mexico and across Sonora to Nogales and Tucson.

Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Nuestras Raices
Signing area: Invalid (1280) (following presentation)

Panelists: Zulema Echerivel-Felix, Patricia Taylor

Book:
¡Buen Provecho! Treasured Secret Flavors
Nuestras Raices
Ghost River Images
October 2016
ISBN 9780998135205

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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