Hotel El Ganzo Appoints New Executive Chef

Hotel El Ganzo Appoints New Executive ChefHotel El Ganzo, San Jose del Cabo’s boutique culture hub, has appointed new Executive Chef Carlos Peregrina Serralde to lead its culinary offerings. Peregrina´s hiring follows the debut of El Ganzo’s signature wine, El Ganzo Red Blend, which is locally produced in Ensenada and served at the hotel. The changes continue El Ganzo’s focus on sustainable, regional cuisine, as the new Chef brings his passion for incorporating locally sourced ingredients to his menus.

In line with El Ganzo’s ever-evolving attitude, the hotel’s gastronomy program has grown to offer sustainable cocktails and trends that incorporate earth-friendly methods. Sourcing vegetables, herbs, and microgreens from the hotel’s in-house organic garden, Peregrina Serralde brings a new element to El Ganzo’s plate of four eateries and two bars.

As we expand our sustainable culinary practices, Hotel El Ganzo is pleased to welcome Carlos to our team. His knowledge, enthusiasm and creativity bring a new depth to our food & beverage portfolio,” said Ella Messerli, general manager at Hotel El Ganzo. “With his varied experience, we’re excited for the next phase of El Ganzo dining.”

Hotel El Ganzo Appoints New Executive Chef
Chef Carlos Peregrina Serralde

The new Chef will helm signature restaurant Ganzo Downstairs, a chic, all-day bistro serving fresh Mexican classics and seafood; Gachoo Sushi Bar, specializing in raw cuisine; El Ganzo de Playa Beach Club, serving casual, seaside fare; The Container, a unique shipping-container-housed outdoor Mexican eatery; and Rooftop bar, a laidback lounge shaking signature cocktails amid shifting music sets.

Peregrina Serralde brings more than a decade of restaurant and tourism experience throughout Mexico and the U.S. to his post at El Ganzo. Previously, the Chef held the title of Casino Chef de Cuisine at The Greenbrier Resort at White Sulphur Springs in West Virginia and various Chef positions at Now Jade Hotel in Riviera Maya, ME by Melia in Cancun and Tinto Restaurant and Wine Cellar in Cancun. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts and Administration from Universidad del Caribe in Cancun.

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About Hotel El Ganzo
Just 20 minutes from San Jose International Airport lies an artist haven without comparison. Hotel El Ganzo exudes a cool, barefoot elegance from the tip of its rooftop sushi bar, to the edge of the dramatic infinity pool overlooking Marina Puerto Los Cabos, and right down into the underground recording studio, where resident artists and visiting performers work their magic. Hotel El Ganzo, a leader in sustainable travel, is a Platinum member of The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) and a hotel partner of conscious travel booking site Kind Traveler.

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