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

I offer professional Spanish creative translation services for the marketing and publishing industries, including culinary course providers, particularly in the fields of hospitality and leisure, food tourism, wine tourism, and gastronomy and culinary literature including cookbooks and the digital and printed press. Very happy to explore other areas of marketing and publishing, with a particular interest in:

  • educational books, kid's literature, travel genre
  • home and interior design
  • garden design
  • food stylism
  • psychology and health
  • migration and sociology

I am continously learning and below you'll find my key training and experience to date.


  • Specialist in gastronomy translation, Trágora Formación, 2020, 180 hours
  • Specialist in wine translation, AulaSic, 2021, 50 hours, distinction
  • SEO in web page translation, AulaSic, 2021, 40 hours, distinction
  • MA in Translation Studies, English to Spanish, 2018, distinction. Dissertation in cookbook translation
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education and Training, 2005


  • BA Hons Translation and Interpreting, French to Spanish, First, 2000. Dissertation: translating Roald Dahl

Translation experience

  • food and drink, wine, nutrition, cookbook translation: menus, recipes, cookbook copy, blog posts, restaurant reviews, product reviews, food and wine descriptions, scientific research papers, academic research papers, literary papers
  • marketing translation: adds, blog posts, business reviews, product reviews, product descriptions, Amazon listings, website copy, magazine articles
  • SEO translation: keyword research, keyword localisation, old copy optimisation, metadata copywriting, onpage optimisation, offpage optimisation, blog copy optimisation, web listing optimisation
  • website localisation: translator, restaurant and wine website copy
  • app localisation: software
  • corporate communications: reports, minutes of international meetings
  • education and training translations: lesson plans, schemes of work, posters, games, HR manuals
  • medical reports: hospital reports
  • academic certificates: various


Other experience

  • Public service interpreting
  • food and translation blogging
  • 20 years as a Spanish educator in the UK, including private coaching for exams and various other purposes
Continuing professional development