RAFAEL CASIN – CORPORATE CHEF, INKATERRA
Rafael is a Peruvian chef that combines his culinary experience with management skills. He started his career in London and Italy, where he worked in Alla Colomba, a charming restaurant in Treviso. He returned to Peru to work as executive chef at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel where he deepened his understanding of Andean cuisine. He also worked in other hotels in Cusco, such as Palacio del Inka and Tambo del Inka (Urubamba). Always willing to live new learning experiences, he toured the best Mexican restaurants in 2013 and made an internship at El Celler de Can Roca (Girona, Spain), awarded with three Michelin stars and renowned as the world’s best restaurant in 2013 and 2015. Rafael is currently corporate F&B manager at the Inkaterra family of hotels, where he has designed a cuisine blending luxury and Peruvian tradition, with a sustainable approach inspired by each region’s finest produce.