Meet the Team

We are a collaborative force, working through timezones guided by the spirit of our love for Lima, the grey city that flourishes in multicolor.

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    Diego Muñoz

    Head Chef

    Chef and concept creator. He has gained a solid reputation as one of the most influential chefs from South America, splitting his time between projects in Peru and around the world.
    After leading the kitchen in Astrid y Gastón, Diego started an ongoing exploration around the globe, from there on he has designed and implemented as many restaurants and culinary events in Miami, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Bodrum, Panama and of course Peru.

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    Francisco Barrientos


    Market researcher. Francisco is focused on developing projects and experiences in the culinary field and luxury retail.
    He has worked for Acurio Group and for many of the leading restaurants in the Peruvian industry, looking after the experience and staff training, creating experiencias through all areas in hospitality. He also looks after the expansion of their operations through Latin America.

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    Manlio Chichizola


    CFO for 3 Gatos, he is the Finance Advisor that keeps the business running. He has worked through Barcelona, Milán, London and Indonesia, mainly in the corporate sector. After some experiences in hospitality, he set up his own consultancy working with projects in hospitality and wellness.
    He lives between Barcelona and Bali.

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    Claudia Sofía Von

    PM, Comms and Public Relations

    Comms Producer. Switched tech for culinary, going from Google/Facebook to The World's 50 Best Restaurants. Has worked in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Digital nomad, has been working with Diego for the last 4 years taking care of all comms related developments, either from Bali or a new city.
    She is also a lecturer at the Università di Scienze Gastronomiche UNISG in Pollenzo, Italy, founded by Slow Food.
    And lives in Bali.

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    Patricia Exebio

    Creativity and Design

    Creative director that gained her experience in J. Walter Thompson, McCann Erickson and Young & Rubicam. Since 2012 she leads her own studio Exebio Team, linked mainly to hospitality and creativity. She has worked some of the most famous brands in the industry like Hotel B, Rafael Osterling restaurants, K’allma, Flora & Fauna, Titilaka, Dondoh y La Nacional. Interested in exploring the concepts of origin, roots and memory, she also founded the ARTUS, an art scholarship for young talented artists.

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    Jorge Villacorta

    Art Curator

    Villacorta has a strong interest in contemporary Peruvian visual arts research. Since 1997, he has been an Art and Communication professor for the Postgraduate program at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
    He taught history of photography at the Gaudí Institute. He was in charge of the management at the Luis Miró Quesada Cultural Space of the Miraflores City Council, Lima, Perú.
    Villacorta lives in Lima.

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    Caio Roma y Quiz SAC


    Since 1998, Quiz has specialized in the largest mining and energy related projects all across the country, and extending to Argentina, Chile, and Colombia, setting facilities to the highest standards of quality and safety. They also work all the operations for Sodexo Peru, the largest provider of canteens in the region, implementing spaces for up to 5000 people. As a best practice, 30% of their time allocation is focused on non-profit projects that foster both cultural growth and social development. Sustainability is the backbone of their ethos.

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    Casa de Todos

    A team led by one of the most respected figures in Perú, Guillermo Ackermann, they look after the operation of Casa de Todos, the inspiring complex that hosts our Refettorio Lima. With a 186 years of dedication to those in need and to the management of prime real state in the city, as a private operation, its new team also looks after the funding, donations and government relations that allows for our project to grow.