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Isaac Esparza Named Food & Beverage Manager and Executive Chef Of Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (February 05, 2020) - Isaac Esparza has been named Food & Beverage Manager and Executive Chef of Casa Velas, an adults-only boutique hotel and private ocean club in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. In his new role, he is responsible for the hotel's two restaurants - the AAA Four Diamond restaurant Emiliano and the private Ocean Club; 24-hour insuite dining program; and culinary experiences for guests. The appointment is effective immediately.
For the past 12 years, Esparza has held various positions on the culinary team within Velas Resorts. Most recently, he served as Executive Sous Chef of sister property Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit which houses four AAA Four Diamond restaurants. Prior to, he was Head Restaurant Chef of Sen Lin restaurant at Grand Velas Riviera Maya on Mexico's Caribbean Coast. Prior to joining Velas Resorts, Esparza has worked at the Laguna Grill and Iki restaurants in Cancun. He studied Culinary Arts in Lécole des Chefs and has been decorated as a member of the Culinary Academy of France in Mexico.
About Casa Velas:
Casa Velas is a luxury all-inclusive boutique hotel and ocean club for adults only in Puerto Vallarta, reminiscent of a Spanish hacienda. The hotel features a private ocean club and is just minutes from the beach. Located just five minutes from Puerto Vallarta Airport and only 15 from the popular downtown area, art galleries and "El Malecon" (the boardwalk), the hotel features 80 spacious suites, some with private pools and Jacuzzis. Nestled on the greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course, this Puerto Vallarta golf resort offers guests complimentary golf at three nearby signature-designed 18-hole courses. Its serene, exclusive setting provides an ideal backdrop for a Puerto Vallarta wedding ranging in size from 2 to 300. Abja Spa at Casa Velas encompasses treatment rooms for singles and couples, a hydrotherapy area, garden-view fitness center equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, and a beauty salon. A novel service is a handbag bar where guests can enjoy use of a "loaner" designer handbag at no extra charge. Emiliano, the AAA Four Diamond rated a la carte fine dining restaurant, is in the hands of one of the area's leading chefs serving Mexican and international cuisine. Guests can also enjoy dining privileges at the sister resort, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, with three gourmet specialty options. Forbes Travel Guide has awarded Casa Velas Four Stars, the only boutique hotel on the Mexican Pacific coast to receive. A member of SLH (Small Luxury Hotels of the World), it has been in the top five in TripAdvisor for Puerto Vallarta since 2010. Casa Velas is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela, vice president of Velas Resorts, by his side. For more information please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://www.hotelcasavelas.com