Industry Update
Appointment13 January 2020

Odin Rocha

Appointed Chef de Cuisine
At Montage Los Cabos, Mexico

Odin Rocha

Montage Los Cabos, an idyllic luxury resort on the shores of Santa Maria Bay has named Odin Rocha as chef de cuisine. In this role, Chef Rocha will lead the culinary efforts at the resort's signature restaurant, Mezcal, a modern Mexican kitchen where guests embark on a gastronomic journey through a menu that is creative, fresh and authentic in a lively and sophisticated setting that pays homage to Mexico's history. The restaurant features reimagined interpretations of ancestral culinary traditions, serving breakfast and dinner.

With nearly a decade of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industries, Rocha's impressive career includes culinary posts at highly regarded resorts and restaurants throughout Mexico. At Montage Los Cabos, Rocha will work alongside Executive Chef Xavier Salomon, who oversees all food and beverage programming across the resort including in-room dining, culinary partnerships and kitchen operations. Rocha will be charged with menu conceptualization at the signature restaurant, Mezcal.

A passionate young chef, Rocha most recently served as chef de cuisine at 1826, the fine dining restaurant at Rosewood San Miguel de Allende. Prior to that, he has held posts at AAA Five Diamond restaurant Brasserie Lipp, a traditional French restaurant in Mexico City and Trattoria Don Corleone. Odin holds a degree in gastronomy from the Inter University Center for Advanced Studies in Mexico City.

Montage Los Cabos features two restaurant concepts; Mezcal, a modern kitchen featuring reimagined interpretations of Mexican culinary traditions and Marea, a beachfront gathering place offering Baja inspired cuisine with panoramic views of Santa Maria Bay.

Montage International

Montage International, the ultra-luxury hospitality management company founded by Alan J. Fuerstman, features a distinctive collection of hospitality brands. Montage International encompasses the ultra-luxury brand Montage Hotels & Resorts, the new luxury hospitality brand Pendry Hotels, Montage Residences, Pendry Residences and the management of some of the country's premiere golf courses and clubs.
more information
Recent Appointments at Montage

Stephen Blackford - General Manager

14 January 2021 — Pendry Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce the appointment of Stephen Blackford as general manager of Pendry Chicago, slated to open spring 2021. Pendry Chicago will be located in Chicago's Loop neighborhood, amid a dynamic collection of cultural attractions, and distinct restaurants and shops.
read more

Michelle Caporicci - General Manager

17 December 2020 — Montage Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce the appointment of Michelle Caporicci as general manager of Montage Big Sky, set to open in 2021. With more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Caporicci will oversee all daily operations of the resort in Big Sky, Montana, located less than one hour from the Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport and only 45-minutes from Yellowstone National Park.
read more

Mark Andelbradt - Executive Chef

3 December 2020 — Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group and Pendry West Hollywood are proud to jointly announce the appointment of Mark Andelbradt as executive chef of Pendry West Hollywood. Andelbradt, a long-time executive chef with the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group, will oversee the culinary execution of the legendary chef's Merois, which will showcase the sophisticated subtleties of Japanese, Southeast Asian and French/California cuisine, and casual street-side European style café, Ospero.
read more
Advertisements