Mexican Celebrity Chef Gerardo Vazquez Lugo visits BIHR
Bahrain Institute of Hospitality and Retail (BIHR) held a keynote workshop for its students enrolled on the Swiss Hospitality program (HTMi) with Mexican Celebrity Chef Gerardo Vazquez Lugo in association with the Capital Club Bahrain.
Chef Gerardo Vázquez Lugo is well known for leading Mexico City’s Restaurante Nicos—one of San Pellegrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants in Latin America in 2016. He is in the 2016 Top 37 Chefs in Latin America.
Chef Gerardo shared his experiences and journey from how he turned a considerably humble family restaurant opened in 1957 into an upscale establishment with a more progressive menu, whilst remaining respectful to its heritage recipes and traditions. Chef Gerardo readily shared his inspirations that helped him aspire, to achieving his dream with the enthusiastic students.
An architect by profession, Gerardo Lugo Vazquez left a promising career to devote himself to his true passion, traditional Mexican cuisine. Gerardo has participated and directed several food festivals in Mexico, United States, Canada, Guatemala, Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, Japan, China, Spain, France.