Isabel Gutiérrez de Bosch receives the Golden Fork

el Periódico, 2019

Within the framework of the Food Trade Fair 2019, Isabel Gutiérrez de Bosch, founder and president of the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation, was recognized with the Golden Fork award as Person of the Year, for her outstanding humanitarian work.

As president of the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation since 1986, Gutiérrez de Bosch leads projects, including the University Scholarship Program, the My Health… My Responsibility Program and the Nutrition and Community Entrepreneurship Program. “At the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation we believe that if we impact communities positively, we can change the country and that is why we work to give children and women access to education, and to empower them to be agents of change in their communities,” said the honoree.

Throughout her long career, she has received a number of awards and recognitions for her hard work in the field of charity, including the 1990 “Paul Harris” Award from Rotary International, the Dolores Bedoya de Molina Order in the Grand Collar degree, delivered in 1993, and the recognition “Exalting Our Values” from the Industrial Bank in 1995. She also received the Orden del Quetzal in the degree of Grand Officer from the Guatemalan Government, in 2012; three years later he obtained a special recognition from Rotary International for her Rotary Service during the celebration of 90 years of Rotary presence in Central America.

The Golden Fork Award, presented for the twelfth edition, extols the outstanding work of restaurants, chefs, and professionals who make a difference in the food and beverage industry.

It seems as if an internal fire was dictating urgently: “One more person, Isabel, help one more person; time is running out and you can help one more person ..."