Our Chief Chef, Santi, comes to La Casa del Cocinero from the small town of Tala in Guadalajara, Mexico, where the roots of his passion for cooking first took hold. As a boy, Santi began cooking at his parents’ side. During his teens, Santi helped his mother prepare and sell traditional meals from their home. Together, they made delicious tamales, tacos and Guadalajara’s famous Carne En Su Jugo. As he grew older, Santi worked alongside his father in his seafood restaurants, gaining the experience that would form the foundation of many of the fabulous meals he now prepares for you, our customers.
Santi’s charm and culinary brilliance is evident in every dish that he prepares here at La Casa Del Cocinero. His passion to give you a wonderful dining experience begins with using the finest ingredients, freshest seafood and the best quality meats. All dishes are made to order and, while it might take a little longer, trust us when we say, it’s worth the wait.