Carl Ruiz

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Carl "The Cuban" Ruiz (April 4, 1975 – September 21, 2019) was a Cuban-American restaurant-owner and celebrity chef. He was born in Passaic, New Jersey. Ruiz was best known as a judge on many cooking competition shows on Food Network in the United States. He was also known for working with Guy Fieri and was a judge on his shows, including Guy's Grocery Games and Guy's Ranch Kitchen.

Ruiz died in his sleep on September 21, 2019, of a suspected heart attack while visiting friends in Maryland, aged 44.[1]

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  1. Bruce Haring, "Food Network's Carl Ruiz Dead at 44: Guy Fieri and More Stars Pay Tribute," MSN Entertainment, September 22, 2019.