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The Landings Resort in Saint Lucia Has a New Executive Chef

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - December 18, 2019

The Landings resort in Saint Lucia has named a new executive chef, Caribbean Journal has learned. 

The resort has tapped Mexico-born, Japan-trained Chef Arturo Eduardo Avila Zarraga to the role, in which he will helm the resort’s culinary program. 

“After training all around the world and continuously working to perfect my craft, I feel more inspired than ever by the recent generation of Mexican chefs on the rise,” said Zarraga. “I aspire to follow in their footsteps and earn my first Michelin Star. The Landings’ food and beverage program has incredible potential, and I am honored to join the team of this world-class Caribbean resort.”

Zarraga’s career has taken him around the globe, from the St Regis Mexico City to the Lyford Cay Club in Nassau, among other stops. 

He will be overseeing all three on-property eateries at the resort, including The Landings’ open-air beach club. 

“Arturo’s extensive culinary background speaks for itself,” said Paul Collymore, General Manager of The Landings. “His experience and emphasis on regionally inspired, locally sourced ingredients complements our current F&B program, so we look forward to working cohesively to refine our guests’ culinary experience.” 

— CJ

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