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Mar 19

Vincent Wallez Named Executive Chef at Grand Velas Los Cabos

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (March 19, 2018) —Vincent Wallez 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, 24-hour room service, pool and beach-side dining, and more. The appointment is effective immediately.

Wallez has spent 14 years in the culinary field, most recently as the Executive Chef of NIZUC Resort and Spa in Cancun since opening. Prior to that, he was the Executive Chef of Belmond La Samanna on St. Martin in the Caribbean. During his career, he has expanded his culinary knowledge through travel, learning about different cultures and their traditions. Wallez is originally from Bayonne in the southwest of France and spent time in the kitchens at the renowned Bristol and Plaza Athénée hotels in Paris, before moving to Mexico.

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.