AN INTERNATIONAL CULINARY PRACTICE
DRIVEN BY COLLABORATION where
HOSPITALITY AND PERFORMANCE ALIGN,
OPERATION MEETS DESIGN and
EVERY OCCASION IS AN EVENT
Born and Raised in southern California, Gerardo has lived in a number of cities and countries, opening a few restaurants in NYC, including critical darling EL REY coffee and luncheonette in the lower east side and has collaborated with many chefs, artists, musicians, brands and institutions. Having just returned from a five year stint in The Cayman Islands, Gerardo and his team are exploring more themes of food within event planning, artist management, operations/execution, consulting and so much more.
GQ, THE NEW YORKER,
NEW YORK MAGAZINE,
FOOD & WINE, VOGUE, PAPER,
GRUB STREET, EATER NY, GOSSAMER, MONOCLE, VICE, POPEYE...
GOOGLE, BON APPETIT, H&M, LUAR, PERFORMANCE SPACE NEW YORK, BARRAGAN, SIMON MILLER, WHATSAPP, TIWA SELECT, LA PAU GALLERY (LA), MASIENDA, MUNCHIES, RUSS & DAUGHTERS...
DRY AGED SKIRT STEAK with HAZELNUT ORANGE SALSA MACHA
BEETS with CASHEW CREMA, HORSERADISH and DILL
MUSHROOMS with BUCKWHEAT, LEMON and
COCONUT, ROSE and
RECENT EXHIBITIONS/ CONCEPT & DIRECTION
PARIS FASHION WEEK
ANATOMY by Ramata Cisse and Lafalaise Dion
PERORMANCE SPACE NEW YORK SPRING GALA
stage direction, concept, menu direction, florals, concepting
"Skin In The Game"
food operations/ concept
set design, table design, musical direction
ROTI DINNER: CROSSROADS BETWEEN SOUTH ASIA AND WEST INDIES
concept and direction