Internationally recognized in the Who's Who of Chefs

Originally from Peru, with 18 years of experience and dedication to the art of gastronomy, Roberto Chávez comes to the River Café as a guest Chef during the International Gourmet Festival in 2012 and decides to stay after spending 2 weeks in our beautiful Puerto Vallarta.

Internationally recognized in the Who's Who of Chefs in the United States, 33-year-old Chávez Oviedo found his calling while working at a hotel in Lima. He graduated from Cenfotur School in Lima with a degree in international cuisine in 2004. After completing his studies, he accepted a position in Los Cabos, where he remained for the next five years working as chef in the Hotel Meliá Cabo Real's La Terraza Restaurant.

Roberto Chávez has formed a philosophy of responsibility, harmony and passion for cooking at The River Café; with a Healthy Cuisine concept that offers a Gourmet fusion with a traditional flair that focuses on the respect for nature resources.