Contemporary Latin American Cuisine
Since the first Cuba Libre Café & Bar opened in 2006, it adds fun and energetic vibes to Singapore’s scene. Legend has it that the Cuba Libre, (rum and cola with a slice of optional lime), was first invented in 1900 in Havana, Cuba. It is said that it was drank to toast Cuban freedom from Spanish occupation.
Chef Alex profile to replace this – Chef Alex was born in Havana, Cuba, home of the Mojito. He began his career in one of the best schools for Latin American chefs, located in the heart of Cuba, famous for its food; where he learned about Cuban and European cuisine. He trained at the Cohiba Hotel and then acquired his skills in several restaurants in Havana and ended up working for the first Cuban restaurant in Vietnam. For the past three years, he has been executive chef for his own company where he created the menu for various restaurants in Vietnam where people can really experience and feel their love for food. Vietnam and Cuba have many similarities, such as love of seafood and pork, which are often served in different ways and styles in both countries.
Executive chef Alex has grown and flourished in the energized atmosphere of Vietnam to combine his classic European training skills and his Cuban culinary heritage with the abundance of Vietnamese products that bring a new dimension of cuisine to the city. The culinary vision of chef Alex Moreno goes beyond his brilliance and passion for his country of origin, which combines local flavours with his love for food from around the world. He has brought Vietnamese food to his heart and with a combination that creates an entirely new niche with dishes full of flavours and refined taste based on the abundant flora of exotic characters and variety of products that Vietnam has to offer.
This passion has guided him to continue on his way to other lands where he works on tapas creations with unique touches that he intends to express in his dishes