We are grateful to the following chefs for their contributions in the creation of special experiences…
Chef Margarita Carrillo
Margarita Carrillo is a tireless champion of Mexico’s food traditions and global ambassador of Mexican cuisine. She is an educator, speaker, TV host, restaurateur and the author of “Mexico: The Cookbook” (Phaidon). As a member of the Conservatory of Mexican Gastronomic Culture, she was active in the successful campaign to put traditional Mexican cuisine on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2010.
Chef Alejandro Ruíz
Alejandro Ruíz is the acclaimed chef of Casa Oaxaca- ‘El Restaurante’ in Oaxaca City and Guzina Oaxaca in Mexico City. He is the leading culinary authority in Oaxaca, dedicated to the preservation of that region’s food traditions. He tirelessly mentors, educates and guides and is the creator and director of ‘El Saber de Sabor’ –The Knowledge of Taste– the Oaxacan festival of gastronomy and literature.
Chef Alam Méndez Florián
Alam Méndez has restaurant life in his blood. As the son of Celia Florián (Las Quince Letras, Oaxaca) he spent his childhood in the kitchen. By the age of 11 he knew it was the life for him. His studies at the Culinary Institute of Mexico in Puebla were followed by internships at Michelin-starred Can Fabes and Arzak (Spain). Prior to returning to Mexico to head up the kitchen at Pasillo de Humo, he was head of production with chef Rosío Sánchez at the Hija de Sánchez taqueria in Copenhagen.
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