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New executive Chef at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun has a new Executive Chef, Chef Rafael Borbolla who will be responsible for the gourmet dining in the resort’s three restaurants: El Faro Grill, Flor de Canela and Heaven Grill; the lobby bar cafe and the 24-hour room service menu.

Originally from Mexico City, Chef Borbolla studied Culinary Arts in the Colegio Superior de Hoteleria y de Turismo Cesar Ritz and at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Turismo, both in Mexico City. He also took specialist diploma courses in Mexican and Italian cuisine at the Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana.

He trained with the acclaimed French chef Olivier Lombard and collaborated in the opening of Le Cirque restaurant in Polanco before his love of the sea took him to Puerto Vallarta. He later moved to Los Cabos and Riviera Nayarit to work in hotels and then back to Puerta Vallarta.

Chef Borbolla’s first job as Executive Chef was at Le Bistro, a gourmet restaurant in Puerto Vallart,a and he then returned to Riviera Nayarit as Executive Sous Chef at the Grand Velas Resort where he was responsible for maintaining AAA Five Diamond and The Leading Hotels of the World® quality standards in the resort’s restaurants.

After many years on the Pacific coast, his sights turned to the Mexican Caribbean and he joined Secrets Maroma Beach as Executive Sous Chef before moving to Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita & Impression as Executive Chef.

Chef Borbolla also taught gastronomy at the Technological University in Bahia de Banderas, Nayarit and at the Instituto Franco-Mexicano de Artes Culinarias in Puerto Vallarta. He has participated in a number of Food Festivals in Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Maya, the 2012 World Economic Forum and the Tianguis Turistico Travel Fair co-hosted by Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.

A member of The Leading Hotels of the World®, Grand Residences Riviera Cancun is located on a picture-perfect beach to the south of Puerto Morelos, a short drive from Cancun and Playa del Carmen.

Dining at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

Call (998) 872-8130 ext. 67104 & 67105 if you would like to make a reservation at El Faro Grill (seafood, steaks, International and Mediterranean-inspired dishes) or Flor de Canela (Mexican).


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