Viceroy Riviera Maya Names
Carlos Zamora Larios Executive Chef
Riviera Maya, Mexico, April 20, 2017 – Viceroy Riviera Maya has announced the appointment of Carlos Zamora Larios as Executive Chef with responsibility for all of the resort’s restaurants, bars and catering.
Born in Mexico City and a graduate of the capital’s Ambrosia Culinary Center, Chef Zamora has 15 years of experience with leading hotels and restaurants in Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Veracruz and San Miguel de Allende. He comes to Viceroy Riviera Maya from Hotel Matilda in San Miguel where he was Chef de Cuisine of Moxi, the acclaimed restaurant operated by Mexican superstar chef Enrique Olvera.
Chef Zamora assumes responsibility for Viceroy Riviera Maya’s signature restaurant, La Marea; the seaside Coral Grill + Bar; the resort’s specialty themed weekly dinners including the Antojería of Mexican street foods and the Beach Barbacoa; and weddings and banquets.
Prior to taking the culinary reins at Viceroy Riviera Maya, Chef Zamora participated recently in a variety of seminal culinary events in the United States and Mexico, including: cooking with Executive Chef Paul Anders at his acclaimed Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard restaurants in Vail, Colorado; collaborating with Enrique Olvera and Matteo Salas, executive chef at acclaimed Áperi in San Miguel, on the menu of the Kick-Off Dinner of the San Miguel de Allende Food Festival; and collaborating on a Day of the Dead Dinner with Enrique Olvera and Chef Roberto Solis, heralded for his interpretations of Yucatan cuisine at Néctar in Merida.
About Viceroy Riviera Maya
The Viceroy Riviera Maya is a serene all
-villa hideaway where guests experience true relaxation, gracious villa living, exquisite dining, personalized pampering, healing spa treatments and much more in a stunning ambiance combining lush jungle with a sugary-white-sand beach lapped by the warm turquoise waters of the Caribbean.
The 41 villas offer luxury, privacy and generous indoor and outdoor living space – for a perfect vacation escape. They feature an array of elegant and comfortable appointments including a terrace with lounge chairs, table and private plunge pool, plush 500-thread-count linens, oversize tub and private outdoor shower, dual sinks, spacious closets, Nespresso coffee maker, Bose radio with iPod dock, HDTV and DVD player.
Among the delights of a getaway to the Viceroy Riviera Maya are refined Mexican cuisine accented with international influences at La Marea, Mexican-Mediterranean dishes cooked on wood-burning grills at the seaside Coral Grill, a palm-ringed lagoon pool, fitness center, day beds at the beach, and a pier where guests enjoy massages, romantic dinners and are conveniently picked up by boat for snorkeling, diving and other excursions. The resort is located 35 minutes from Cancun International Airport, and three miles from the restaurants, boutiques and nightlife of popular Playa del Carmen.
About Viceroy Hotel Group
Viceroy Hotel Group delivers one-of-a-kind lifestyle experiences that bring together provocative design and intuitive service in sought-after locations. Signature brand amenities and services created for the diverse business and leisure guests include dynamic dining venues featuring world-class culinary talents and destination spas specializing in health, fitness and beauty. Current properties include hotels and resorts in Abu Dhabi, Beverly Hills, New York, Riviera Maya, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Snowmass, St. Lucia and Zihuatanejo with forthcoming openings in Algarve, Buenos Aires, Cartagena, Chicago, Dubai, Panama and Turkey. Viceroy Hotel Group is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) DISCOVERY, a unique loyalty program offering exclusive benefits and experiences to its members, at over 550 hotels around the world. For more information, visit www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com
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