Luis Valenzuela

Carmen Cocina Espanola

Luis’ culinary philosophy reflects the rich diversity of Toronto. He articulates global flavours while also honouring the land, working with southern Ontario producers and farmers to seek out the finest regional ingredients. Outgoing and devoted to craft, Luis is also passionate about mentoring young chefs to discover their talents in the same way that he was encouraged. He is proud to foster strong and dynamic teams that are continuously learning and striving for excellence. Luis is passionate about making a difference to cuisine in Canada, one dish at a time.


Ropa Vieja - Braised meat served on a steam bun (Red Meat)