Yvan Mucharraz - Executive Chef
Capella Pedregal's Executive Chef, Yvan Mucharraz has worked in some of the finest kitchens in the U.S. and Mexico. An alumni of The French Laundry, Mucharraz spent time with Michelin-starred Chef Juan Mari Arzak, one of the great masters of New Basque cuisine, at his flagship restaurant Tezka in Mexico City. He also helmed Casa del Lago at the Rosewood Mayakoba in Riviera Maya from 2007 to 2010 before joining the French Laundry.
At Capella Pedregal, Mucharraz oversees all of the property’s culinary operations including a 42-strong kitchen team, the resort’s signature fine dining establishment, Don Manuel’s, the stunning El Farallón, the Beach Club, Crudo’s, 24-hour in-room dining and weddings.
Lauren Sung Wong Tee - Pastry Chef
Rounding out the culinary talent is Capella Pedregal’s accomplished pastry chef, Lauren Sung Wong Tee. Trained in Singapore’s finest hotels, including Capella Singapore, Chef Lauren’s dessert creations marry tradition with inspired whimsy.