Viceroy Riviera Maya Names Carlos Zamora Larios Executive Chef
RIVIERA MAYA, MX. April 25, 2017 – Viceroy Riviera Maya has announced the appointment of Carlos Zamora Larios as Executive Chef with responsibility for all of the resort’s restaurants, bars and catering.
Born in Mexico City and a graduate of the capital’s Ambrosia Culinary Center, Chef Zamora has 15 years of experience with leading hotels and restaurants in Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Veracruz and San Miguel de Allende. He comes to Viceroy Riviera Maya from Hotel Matilda in San Miguel where he was Chef de Cuisine of Moxi, the acclaimed restaurant operated by Mexican superstar chef Enrique Olvera.
Chef Zamora assumes responsibility for Viceroy Riviera Maya’s signature restaurant, La Marea; the seaside Coral Grill + Bar; the resort’s specialty themed weekly dinners including the Antojería of Mexican street foods and the Beach Barbacoa; and weddings and banquets.
Prior to taking the culinary reins at Viceroy Riviera Maya, Chef Zamora participated recently in a variety of seminal culinary events in the United States and Mexico, including: cooking with Executive Chef Paul Anders at his acclaimed Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard restaurants in Vail, Colorado; collaborating with Enrique Olvera and Matteo Salas, executive chef at acclaimed Áperi in San Miguel, on the menu of the Kick-Off Dinner of the San Miguel de Allende Food Festival; and collaborating on a Day of the Dead Dinner with Enrique Olvera and Chef Roberto Solis, heralded for his interpretations of Yucatan cuisine at Néctar in Merida.
About Viceroy Hotel Group
Viceroy Hotel Group delivers one-of-a-kind lifestyle experiences that bring together provocative design and intuitive service in sought-after locations. Signature brand amenities and services created for the diverse business and leisure guests include dynamic dining venues featuring world-class culinary talents and destination spas specializing in health, fitness and beauty. Current properties include hotels and resorts in Abu Dhabi, Beverly Hills, New York, Riviera Maya, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Snowmass, St. Lucia and Zihuatanejo with forthcoming openings in Algarve, Buenos Aires, Cartagena, Chicago, Dubai, Panama and Turkey. Viceroy Hotel Group is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) DISCOVERY, a unique loyalty program offering exclusive benefits and experiences to its members, at over 550 hotels around the world. For more information, visit www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com. Follow Viceroy Hotel Group at facebook.com/viceroyhotelgroup and on Instagram @viceroyhotels.
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