Born and raised in El Paso, Texas, Roberto has been a Private Chef for 18 years. He has had the honor of being the Personal Chef to Microsoft’s Paul Allen, Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith and Eddie Murphy, just to name a few. He was also chosen to design and make Lady Gaga’s birthday cake.
Classically trained in France(Ecole Lenotre, Ecole de Escoffier(Ritz Hotel), Bellouet Conseil, Le Cordon Bleu, and L’ Amandiers “Ecole de Soleil”), He has also studied in Italy, Canada, Switzerland, Czech Republic,Poland and a seminar with Albert Adria at Spain’s illustrious Chocovic Chocolate School.
Currently his attention is focused on his new book out later this year and creative food events that explore new dining experiences.
His hobbies are sport fencing, playing guitar, food photography and exploring design in art, architecture, and in the minds of the creative.