Rodrigo started with us in 2012 and came back in 2016 as our chef! This man seems to have it all...freedom of cooking, a soon to be wife (marrying in September), and his dog Rocco.
Where did you grow up?
San Salvador capital of El Salvador.
Who inspires you most?
My parents, for the way they raised me.
What is your most treasured possession?
My dog Rocco.
What is your favorite movie of all time?
Waiting…that movie is sooooo funny (as he can’t stop laughing)
What is your motto?
Chingo yo, chingas tu! (I can do it, You can do it, anything is possible).
What do you consider your greatest achievement to be?
To be a professional chef.
What do you love most about Saba?
The nature of Saba, the views, the green!
Your perfect day off in Saba?
Going to the beach with my dog.
What is your favorite hidden gem?
The tide pools, especially at full moon!
What could you never do without?
Dianna, my soon to be wife and Rocco.
Why do you like working at Tropics Café / Juliana’s Hotel?
The freedom of being creative with my cooking.
What do you value most in your colleagues?
What is your favorite spot at Tropics Café / Juliana’s Hotel?
Tipsy Goat Bar
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