This month in ‘Who is the Chef?’ we venture to the charming local benchmark of authentic Mexican cuisine, restaurant Mi Casa. For over 20 years, Mi Casa has offered visitors tasty Mexican dishes in a unique atmosphere, with locations in the San José art district and in downtown Cabo San Lucas. Since 1990, countless patrons have enjoyed a one-of-a-kind experience at Mi Casa, under the guidance of Executive Chef Edgar Román.
Edgar Román began his career in the kitchen more than 20 years ago with his graduation from the Iberoamericana University, alongside two of his most important mentors – Wolenmilch Antoine and Bernard Brunnele. Before landing at Mi Casa, Edgar worked for a number of prominent employers including the General Motors Distributors’ Association, National Railways of Mexico, the Orraca Restaurant Group, and the Encinos Golf Club. Throughout his career, Edgar has had the pleasure of serving his culinary creations to a number of national and international celebrities and politicians.
Chef Edgar has not only had a distinguished professional career, but also donates his time and efforts to nonprofit and charity organizations. He is a member of the French Culinary Academy, the Baja California Sur Vatel Club, and a founding member of the Chefs to the Rescue Foundation. As such, Edgar is routinely invited to participate in local culinary charity events supporting worthy causes and often acts as an Ambassador of Chefs to the Rescue.
The focus of Mi Casa restaurant under Chef Edgar’s watchful eye is to expose tourists to real Mexican culture and cuisine by creating unique and imaginative variations on traditional dishes. Mi Casa offers a number of recipes from across the nation including chiles en nogada, a variety of mole dishes, and a large selection of vegetarian and vegan items.
Mi Casa’s tradition includes not only great food and great service, but also a distinctive ambiance with live music and art from all over Mexico decorating the restaurant. In short, Mi Casa and Chef Edgar Román invite guests to taste, feel, and live a unique Mexican experience from the moment they arrive.