Manuel is a professionally trained chef who loves to create innovative, modern fusions of classic Mexican dishes. After completing culinary school in his hometown of Guadalajara, he traveled abroad and lived in Canada, Spain, and Norway where he worked in a series of professional kitchens. After being away for 6 years, Manu returned to Mexico where he could indulge in his love of the food from home. Now happily settled in Puerto Vallarta, Manu is a private chef, and works in the tourism industry. Manuel shares with Traveling Spoon, "I love to cook and to share my experiences and knowledge of food!"