Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection, the contemporary luxury resort nestled along a protected cove on Los Cabos’ most desirable beach, announces it has recruited renowned Mexican pastry chef and chocolatier Luis Robledo in an extraordinary capacity as as a consultant pastry chef. . Chef Robledo is the founder and owner of the premium artisanal chocolate and confectionery boutique Tout Chocolat in Mexico City and holds numerous accolades including Best Pastry Chef in Latin America of 2019 by S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Awards. and winner of the World Chocolate Masters Selection.
“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Luis, one of the best chocolatiers in the world, to Chileno Bay,” said Roger Ponce, Regional Vice President and General Manager, Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection. “Luis’ level of expertise will challenge the innovation of the pastry program and provide customers with unique opportunities to learn more about Mexican culture and cuisine through this important pillar of the country’s gastronomy.”
Chef Robledo brings his world-renowned talent, incredible creativity and surprising preparations to the Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection. He will be in charge of designing innovative dessert and amenity menus for new customer experiences throughout the establishment. Working with Executive Chef Yvan Mucharraz, the advice will include pairing and tasting development, showcasing the stories behind Mexican chocolate’s heritage and its influence on cuisine around the world.
“The Los Cabos Culinary Team has been so important to the visibility of Mexican Heritage Ingredients, and I am extremely honored to collaborate with them to share the tradition of cocoa and the beauty of high quality chocolate making with guests. of the Chileno Bay Resort. “, shared Luis Robledo.
The story of the chocolate maestro begins in New York, where he spent several years in the kitchen of Daniel Boulud, before working in Le Pré Catelan three Michelin stars and La Table du Baltimore in Paris. Chef Robledo studied the arts of professional pastry at the French Culinary Institute, earning the Outstanding Alumni Award for his high performance and merit as a student. It was in France that he began to work with chocolate and that he was trained by the team of L’École du Grand Chocolat, led by Frédéric Bau. Three years later, he returned to New York to take the reins of the kitchen at the Four Season Hotel, where he created a remarkable line of gourmet chocolates for guests and VIPs.
In October 2006, he returned to Mexico to open the doors of Tout Chocolat, honoring the history of Latin American cocoa while pushing modern boundaries with avant-garde creations and infusions. The store gained rapid success and now operates four branches across Mexico City. Chef Robledo also ran Barry Callebaut’s Chocolate Academy Center in Mexico City and has spent many years traveling the world, sharing his knowledge of chocolate and baking. He has collaborated with many influential brands over the past two decades, including Nestlé, Grand Marnier, Zacapa, Lenôtre, Möet et Chandon, Nespresso, Felchlin Suisse and Valrhona.
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About Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection
Just a 30-minute drive from San Jose del Cabo International Airport, Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection is a contemporary resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. Located on Los Cabos’ most coveted swimming beach, the resort offers a fresh style and an active, engaging environment to create the perfect escape for families, groups of friends and active couples. Boasting 60 hotel rooms – including five Ocean View Wellness rooms for fitness enthusiasts – and 32 two, three and four bedroom villas with panoramic ocean or mountain views, the resort is known for its hospitality warm and welcoming. Amenities include a three-level infinity pool that’s the centerpiece of the resort, a destination spa and fitness center, and a huge range of water sports practiced on the beach. Guests revel in inventive Latin cuisine at the exclusive open-air restaurant COMAL and unwind at TnT, the taco and tequila bar with their feet in the sand.
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About Auberge Resorts Collection
Auberge Resorts Collection is a portfolio of extraordinary hotels, resorts, residences and private clubs. While each property is unique, all share an artisanal approach to luxury and bring the soul of the place to life through captivating design, exceptional cuisine, innovative spas and courteous yet discreet service. With 22 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts, the Auberge invites its guests to create unforgettable stories in some of the world’s most desirable destinations.
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About the Friedkin Group
The Friedkin Group is a private consortium of automotive, hospitality, entertainment, sports and adventure companies. These organizations include: Gulf States Toyota, GSFSGroup, US AutoLogistics, Ascent Automotive Group, Auberge Resorts Collection, AS Roma, Imperative Entertainment, 30WEST, NEON, Diamond Creek Golf Club, Congaree and Legendary Expeditions. The Friedkin Group is headed by Chairman and CEO Dan Friedkin. For more information, visit www.friedkin.com.