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Oct 15

Victor Palma Named Executive Chef at Grand Velas Los Cabos

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (October 15, 2018) - Victor Palma has been named Executive Chef of the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Los Cabos. In his new position, he oversees the resort's dining offerings, catering for over 16,370 square feet of event space, 24 hour suite service, pool and beach-side dining, and more. The appointment is effective immediately.

With almost 20 years in some of the top kitchens in Mexico and abroad, Palma most recently served as Executive Chef of Rosewood CordeValle in Santa Clara, California. Prior to, he acted as chef within Camino Real Hotels, Mayan Resorts, Hilton and other Rosewood properties in Mexico and the US, including six years as Executive Sous Chef at Las Ventanas al Paraiso in Los Cabos. Palma has trained with renowned Michelin-starred chefs  Joel Robuchon at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and Peter Rudolph at Rosewood Sand Hill in Palo Alto. Originally from Mexico City, he started his career with a bachelor's degree in hospitality from the Superior School of Tourism, and later studied Culinary Arts at the Florida Culinary Institute of Boca Raton. His professional experience began at the Marquis Reforma in Mexico City.

For reservations or additional information, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://loscabos.grandvelas.com/.

About Grand Velas Los Cabos:

The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Los Cabos on Mexico's Baja Peninsula offers the next generation of all-inclusive amenities and facilities with dramatic ocean views and unique spaces infusing every area of the resort. Located between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, the beachfront property features 304 ocean view suites, all over 1,180 sq. ft. with private terraces and some personal plunge pools. Duplex wellness suites have designated fitness amenities, a personal Wellness Concierge and healthy food and beverages in suite. Grand Velas Los Cabos features five gourmet restaurants led by top chefs, including two star Michelin chef Sidney Schutte, complemented by an extensive beverage program and wine based features inspired by the proximity to Mexico's fine wine region. A staff ratio of 3 to 1; 16,370 sq. ft. convention center with the capability for 20 breakout rooms; 35,000 sq. ft. Se Spa with 16 treatment rooms and hydrotherapy facility; three pools; and pool and beach concierges are available. Rounding out the list of amenities and services are a Technogym Fitness Center with personal trainers, exercise programs, yoga, Pilates and meditation; recreational activities program; separate teens' and kids' club facilities and activities program; 24-hour personal concierge service; baby concierge; and 24-hour in-suite service. Opening soon, a gallery of contemporary art will continue the company's commitment to bringing the art, fashion and culture of Mexico to guests. The curved, half-moon design of the hotel catches eyes along the corridor with an iconic grand entrance that's open air, three stories high and over 300 ft. above sea level. All of this beachfront, just 35 minutes from the Los Cabos International Airport which directly services over 40 destinations in the United States, Canada and Latin America. A member of the Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts Program, Grand Velas Los Cabos was built and 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 reservations or additional information, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://loscabos.grandvelas.com/.