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Gustavo Arellano

Features Writer for the Los Angeles Times & Author, "Taco USA"; Former Syndicated Columnist, "Ask the Mexican!"

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Gustavo Arellano Biography

Gustavo Arellano is a features writer for the Los Angeles Times, covering Southern California everything and a bunch of the West and beyond.

He previously worked at OC Weekly, where he was an investigative reporter for 15 years and editor for six. Gustavo wrote a nationally syndicated column called ¡Ask a Mexican!. The column had a weekly circulation of over 2 million in 39 newspapers across the US, won the 2006 and 2008 Association of Alternative Weeklies award for Best Column, and in 2007 was published into book form.

Arellano is the recipient of the Los Angeles Press Club's 2007 President’s Award and an Impacto Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition, and was recognized by the California Latino Legislative Caucus with a 2008 Spirit Award.

He is the author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. He’s the child of two Mexican immigrants, one of whom came to this country in the trunk of a Chevy.

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Features Writer for the Los Angeles Times & Author, "Taco USA"; Former Syndicated Columnist, "Ask the Mexican!"

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Gustavo Arellano Biography

Gustavo Arellano is a features writer for the Los Angeles Times, covering Southern California everything and a bunch of the West and beyond.

He previously worked at OC Weekly, where he was an investigative reporter for 15 years and editor for six. Gustavo wrote a nationally syndicated column called ¡Ask a Mexican!. The column had a weekly circulation of over 2 million in 39 newspapers across the US, won the 2006 and 2008 Association of Alternative Weeklies award for Best Column, and in 2007 was published into book form.

Arellano is the recipient of the Los Angeles Press Club's 2007 President’s Award and an Impacto Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition, and was recognized by the California Latino Legislative Caucus with a 2008 Spirit Award.

He is the author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. He’s the child of two Mexican immigrants, one of whom came to this country in the trunk of a Chevy.

Gustavo Arellano Videos

  • A Conversation with Gustavo Arellano
    From his website: Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Orange County, California, author of Orange County: A...
  • Ask a Mexican Already! Q&A with Gustavo Arellano
    Since 2004, Gustavo Arellano has written the wildly popular - and wildly politically incorrect - Ask a Mexican! column in the OC Weekly. In each...
  • Gustavo Arellano Keynote Address
    Journalist Gustavo Arellano gave the keynote speech at the UCLA College of Letters and Science commencement on June 11, 2010.

FAQs on booking Gustavo Arellano

  • How to book Gustavo Arellano?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Gustavo Arellano for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Gustavo Arellano, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Gustavo Arellano or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Gustavo Arellano?

    Booking fees for Gustavo Arellano, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Gustavo Arellano, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Gustavo Arellano?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Gustavo Arellano for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Gustavo Arellano for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Gustavo Arellano or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Gustavo Arellano or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Gustavo Arellano is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Gustavo Arellano for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Gustavo Arellano generally travels from Orange County, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nicholas Burns, Nicholas Christakis, David Weinberger, Norman Ornstein and Madeline Levine. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Gustavo Arellano for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Gustavo Arellano Speaker Videos

  • A Conversation with Gustavo Arellano
    From his website: Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Orange County, California, author of Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican Food...
    Ask a Mexican Already! Q&A with Gustavo Arellano
    Since 2004, Gustavo Arellano has written the wildly popular - and wildly politically incorrect - Ask a Mexican! column in the OC Weekly. In each installment, the California-born Arellano answers...
  • Gustavo Arellano Keynote Address
    Journalist Gustavo Arellano gave the keynote speech at the UCLA College of Letters and Science commencement on June 11, 2010.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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