Meet the Chef
Juan Licerio - Creator of the world's most expensive taco.
Born in Durango, Mexico, with a successful two-decade career, Chef Licerio's international culinary knowledge ranges from Mexican to Italian, American and French; from Spanish to Indian, Middle Eastern, Caribbean, Latin, Asian, and Thai. He has also spent time honing his skills in molecular gastronomy and healthy lifestyle cuisine, tailoring meals for specific diet-dependent conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, for those who avoid gluten, and for specific regimes such as macrobiotic, raw and vegan diets.Most recently, he served as Executive Chef of the Princess Mundo Imperial in Acapulco and, immediately prior, at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach. Chef Licerio has also managed and worked in the Food and Beverage departments of the Four Seasons, Fairmont, Capella and Ritz Carlton in the US and Mexico. Today, he is the Executive Chef of the new Grand Velas Los Cabos.