Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.
Paseo Cocoteros 98 Sur,
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit


Tel: (322) 226 8000

At Lucca, each culinary creation is a feast to honor Italian-Mediterranean cuisine with impeccable presentations. Everything, from bread to pasta, is made at home and always accompanied by fine wines. Exquisite flavors and traditional aromas will make diners travel through the streets of Rome, the landscapes of Tuscany and the gondolas of Venice.

TEMA CULINARIO Mayab Cuisine with Sea Flavor

Chef Invitado

Matteo Grandi

From a family of fishermen in Campeche, since his childhood he learned strong fishing techniques. He studied the Culinary Arts Apprenticeship program at Renton Technical College and learn culinary techniques that awakened his passion for good cooking. He participates in the opening of several restaurants and serves as Sous Chef in the executive restaurant of Microsoft Company in Washington. In 2016 he opened with Edwin Estrella his first seafood gastro restaurant, Kraken Alta Cocina del Mar.

Chef Local

Adrián Aguayo

Born in the city of Tizimín, Yucatán. He studied at Universidad de Oriente de Valladolid and took an important step in his career when he joined the Piaf restaurant at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, resort where he also leaded Yucatecan restaurant, Chaká. He has participated in culinary events with internationally acclaimed chefs such as Michel Mustière, Christian Têtedoie, and Carlos Gaytán. Today, he is Executive Chef of restaurant Lucca at sister resort Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.