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Chef Danny Avila

Personal Chef In Nuevo Vallarta

4.8/ 5
Chef Danny Avila

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Get to know me better

As a chef, I know there is no limit to the creative combinations of ingredients and techniques every culture has to offer.

I was born in Yucatán, México, Started my career at the age of 14 in the family restaurant. At the age of 19 I received a scholarship to study in Italy at ICIF (Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners, Turin), then returned to México to share my experience in many kitchens in the Mayan Riviera, Mexico City and Puerto Vallarta. Personal chef since 2015 creating the company Cooking Zone Vallarta, specialized in Private Chef and Sommeliers services.

My services

As a Private Chef, I can offer you:

Personal Chef

Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Nuevo Vallarta.


I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Nuevo Vallarta. You name it!

Full-time Chef

A longer stay in Nuevo Vallarta? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!

Cooking Classes

Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Nuevo Vallarta.

Chef Danny's reviews

4.8/ 5

Danny'd staff was amazing. The food was the best meal we have ever had in our 17 years visiting Punta Mita!

Samantha Siegel - Jun 09 2022

4.8/ 5

We had the most amazing time with Marco and Isabelle! They were incredible, the food was incredible and the service was outstanding. I have never been so spoiled on vacation before! I will never go to Mexico without this service again. Thank you so much! Alecia

Alecia Craft - May 03 2022

4.7/ 5

Danny & his crew were amazing! Everything was perfect and all staff members were a blast. 11 out of 10 for sure! All 15 girls in our party would highly recommend and hire again!

Ashley Ridley - Oct 22 2021

5/ 5

Book your experience with Chef Danny

Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.