Viva Tapas Bar´s chef
“I cook with passion, professionalism and taste. I don’t rest or settle, always try to get better in anything I try, helping others and preserve the excellence in my work” This is the way our chef-coach Jose Luis Garcia Mascaraque talks about himself. He is generous, loves new sensations and feelings, and knowledgeable in his own field… He was the Head chef at the Ritz Hotel in Madrid and also at the Spanish restaurant at Harrods in London.
He was born in Herencia (Ciudad Real) and studied in the Escuela de Hosteleria de Madrid, he expanded his knowledge and career in high end restaurants. After that, he decided not only to cook but to teach, he became an expert in the teach the teacher and coaching and from 2004 he was a tutor with more than 7000 hour of teaching at the CdT of Valencia and more than 3000 hours with workshops and masterclasses in many private schools and restaurants.
In his coach side, he have more than 10000 hours of training and thecnical assistance in many other national hotels and restaurants. He won the trophy of Concurso de Concina de la comunidad de Madrid and has published a book “Ideas, Tecnicas y reflexiones en la cocina”
Jose Luis Garcia Mascaraque is a complete professional, cook expert and a luxury for Valencia, it is of great pride to have him in front of our kitchen team.