After she was laid off in her 50s, Argentine-born Mirta Rinaldi decided to follow her passion for cooking. Today, at age 72, Mirta teaches Argentine cuisine and owns her own business, Mendulcina, where she hosts cultural experiences and makes and sells delicacies from her home country.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Mirta shares how she made her career change and the rich ties her new career as a cooking instructor and entrepreneur has to her culture. It's more than just cooking for Mirta; it's about preserving her family's legacy and teaching others about Argentina.
Check out Mirta's advice if you, too, are making your career switch after age 50!
Find Mirta Rinaldi at:
Instagram: @rinaldi.mirta and @mendulcina
Website: League of Kitchens
Learn more about the League of Kitchens at:
Watch Mirta's documentary, "From Grandma with Love: Mirta's Argentine Kitchen":
More episodes for Hispanic Heritage Month:
Ep 33: Leaving corporate to lead a non-profit
More episodes for making a career change after age 50:
Ep 4: Aged out: Making a career switch at over 50
Ep 16: Starting a new career after 50
Ep 18: The pros and cons of being a full-time author
Ep 21: A side hustle results in a career switch
Ep 23: How being bilingual helps your new career
Ep 32: How to make a career change after 50
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