Industry Update
Appointment12 June 2019

Rafael Borbolla

Appointed Executive Chef
At Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, Mexico

Rafael Borbolla

The appointment of Borbolla as executive chef for the resort's three onsite rest aurants and unique culinary experiences (i.e., chef in suite, beachside Bar-B-Q) is a step towards the resort's further enhancement of going beyond providing great dishes for guests to choose from and truly creating a full culinary trip that incorporates special features of the area into cuisine.

Borbolla's nearly 20 years experience in hotel specific fine dining and cuisine, brings a fresh and razor-sharp perspective on what it takes to develop and provide incredible dishes that transcend expectations. His astute sense of transforming simple ingredients into delectable meals brings a wealth of new possibilities for enjoyment for guests of the resort. Having lived and worked in Puerto Morelos and throughout the Riviera Maya for most of his life and career, Chef Borbolla has a true understanding of local ingredients and how to incorporate them into dishes that tell a story of the surrounding environment.

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