One&Only Palmilla Welcomes Chef Sandro Falbo as Executive Chef
One&Only Palmilla, the ultra-luxury retreat located on the edge of Baja Peninsula, has announced the appointment of Sandro Falbo as Executive Chef, who will lead the vibrant food and beverage offering at the legendary resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. With the addition of Sandro to the resort’s dynamic Culinary Team, One&Only Palmilla continues to raise the bar as the ultimate dining destination in Mexico. With more than 30 years of experience across luxury properties around the globe, Chef Sandro oversees all of the resort’s restaurants and dining experiences, bringing his well-rounded appreciation and passion for the highest level of culinary excellence to One&Only Palmilla.
Born in Rome, Sandro began his career at a young age, working in several notable restaurants in the Italian city. He brings extensive experience of the luxury hospitality industry including previous roles at Waldorf Astoria in Dubai, Hilton Singapore, Bertorelli’s Restaurant in London, Intercontinental Dubai, Hotel Kempinski Beijing, Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma and Conrad Hotel Hong Kong. Most recently, Sandro was the Executive Chef of the Fullerton Hotel and Fullerton Bay Hotel in Singapore where he ran an award-winning culinary team, overseeing a total of nine restaurants and bars, in addition to catering and special events.
“With a dedicated focus on the culinary experience at One&Only Palmilla, we are delighted to welcome Chef Falbo and introduce his talents to guests at our beautiful resort,” said Robert Logan, General Manager, One&Only Palmilla. “Our goal has always been to entice gourmands and travelers seeking an elevated, yet genuine dining experience, a vision that Chef Falbo shares with us.”
Sandro is responsible for the daily culinary operations of the resort’s versatile dining portfolio. From casual to fine-dining experiences, One&Only Palmilla offers exciting and authentic cuisine in a variety of restaurants, making the resort a true dining destination in the region. The resort is home to SEARED, the signature steakhouse restaurant in partnership with Michelin-starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten; Suviche, which offers guests an impressive selection of sushi and Mexican ceviche incorporating local and Asian flavors; and Agua, focusing on authentic Mexican cuisine with farm-to-table origins. Other dining experiences at the resort include Breeze, an open-air restaurant with captivating ocean views, as well as special dining nights in the Chef’s Herb Garden with wood fired pizza or relaxed ‘feet-in-sand’ dining at Pelican Beach Grill.
“My dream has always been to work in Mexico, and I am thrilled to lead One&Only Palmilla’s Culinary Team and to be part of their future,” said Sandro Falbo, Executive Chef, One&Only Palmilla. “I’m looking forward to expanding on the world-class culinary experiences that already exist, to lead and be part of a team of chefs who are passionate, to inspire them with my knowledge, and to create memorable experiences for our guests.”
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Created exclusively for the ultra-luxury market, One&Only is conceived as a hallmark of excellence. Set in some of the most beautiful locales in the world, each award-winning resort offers guests a distinctive style and personality borne of its local culture, a genuine hospitality and a lively energy that is unrivalled. The exclusive collection includes One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives; One&Only Le Saint Géran in Mauritius; One&Only Royal Mirage and One&Only The Palm in Dubai; One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico; One&Only Cape Town in South Africa; Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley in The Blue Mountains in Australia; One&Only Desaru Coast in Malaysia; and One&Only Nyungwe House and One&Only Gorilla’s Nest in Rwanda. As part of the new portfolio, One&Only will be opening One&Only Mandarina in Riviera Nayarit in Mexico in 2020. Additional resorts in development include One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro, One&Only Kéa Island in Greece, One&Only One Za’abeel in Dubai as well as communities of One&Only Private Homes around the world. More information on One&Only is available at oneandonlyresorts.com