Pili Rodriguez Deus

Contact details
Professional profile
Language pairs
English > Spanish
French > Spanish
Areas of expertise
Food and Drink
Medicine and Health
Social Sciences
Qualifications and experience


Specialism training

  • Specialist in gastronomy translation, Trágora Formación, 2020, 180 hours
  • SEO in web page translation, AulaSic, 2021, 40 hours

Degree courses

  • MA in Translation Studies, English to Spanish (Distinction, 2018). Units: journalistic, medical, legal and technical translation; translation technologies; professional aspects of translation. Dissertation: cookbook translation.
  • BA in Translation and Interpreting, French to Spanish (First, 2000). As well as general and specialised translation from French into Spanish and viceversa, the course included consecutive and simultaneous interpreting units and translation into Galician, my second mother tongue. Dissertation: translating children's literature, translating Roald Dahl.
  • PGCE PCET, 2005, Postgraduate Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education and Training

Translation experience

  • food, drink, nutrition and cookbooks: menus, recipes, cookbook copy, blog posts, restaurant reviews, product reviews, product descriptions, scientific research papers, academic research papers, literary papers
  • education and training materials: lesson plans, schemes of work, posters, games, HR manuals
  • marketing materials: adds, blog posts, business reviews, product reviews, product descriptions
  • website localisation: translator website, restaurant website
  • app localisation: software
  • corporate communications: reports, minutes of international meetings
  • medical reports: hospital reports
  • academic certificates: various


  • Public service interpreting: civil registry interpreting


  • food and translation blogging
  • food copywriting

Teaching and training

  • 20 years as a Spanish language educator in the UK, teaching secondary, college, university and adult students of all backgrounds.
Continuing professional development

Workshops and webinars 2021

  • Curso monográfico sobre el chocolate
  • Smells nasty and nice: how they guide us in the kitchen and at the table
  • La langue française, est-elle sexiste?

Conferences 2020

  • The future of wine
  • Eating the gap
  • Encuentro de los mares
  • Dublin Gastronomy Symposium
  • Gastronomika Live