Chef Roberto

Originally from Guadalajara, Robert developed an imminent passion for cooking in his early teen years. The concept of contemporary Mexican food showed him that he can take the flavors and ingredients that he grew up with and take them to another level. With 5 years of experience, what Robert enjoys the most about cooking is getting the family together at the table to share a good meal. He’s always looking to be thoughtful, cheerful and committed to his guests. Robert sees himself first as a person then a chef, he firmly believes that the magic of what he does lies in love, empathy and a sincere smile.

Signature Dishes

Lasagna with poblano pepper cream and duck breast
Rib Eye “carne en su jugo ” stew with pieces of crispy pork belly


  • “Our stay was amazing specially thanks to our chef Robert. His food was amazing and he was very attentive to our needs. If you plan on staying here you should request him”
  • “Vallarta Shores is absolutely magnificent! The staff and specially Robert were very attentive!”
  • “Had a wonderful time at Vallarta Shores. Service was impeccable, our private chef Robert went above and beyond to make sure we were all taken care of and his food was AMAZING! ”


“Our stay at Vallarta Shores was amazing. Check in was easy, communication was great, our room was super clean. Our chef Robert was also awesome. Some of us weren not feeling great after returning from a day tour and he made us homemade chicken noodle soup— so kind and the soup was delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to come back again!” – Kali Londa