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Miguel Leopoldo Gallegos Named Executive Chef At Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (July 31, 2019) – Miguel Leopoldo Gallegos has been named Executive Chef of Casa Velas, an adults only boutique hotel and ocean club in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. In his new role, he is responsible for the Emiliano and the Beach Club Restaurant and the resort's 24-hr insuite dining program. He will also bring his specialized expertise to developing tailored, unique culinary experiences for guests. A member of SLH (Small Luxury Hotels of the World), Casa Velas is the only boutique hotel on the Mexican Pacific coast to hold Four Stars from Forbes Travel Guide.
With over 10 years of culinary experience, Gallegos has spent time in renowned restaurants and hotels throughout the world, including Lima's Central (The Best Restaurant in South America 2019 - San Pellegrino 50 Best), Mexico City's Biko (San Pellegrino 50 Best), Germany's Aqua Restaurant (3 Michelin ***), South Africa's Tasting Room in Le Quartier Francoise (San Pellegrino 50 Best), Japan's Narisawa (2 Michelin **). Most recently, Gallegos served as Executive Senior Sous Chef at AM Resorts' Puerto Vallarta properties. Prior to, he was Executive Chef of El Dorado Maroma by Karisma.
For more information on Casa Velas, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://www.hotelcasavelas.com
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. Lotus 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