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The star chef and the hotel’s Shambala Restaurant were featured in a key article in the March 2012 edition of Costa Rica’s important cuisine magazine “Sabores.” Like an artist with a blank canvas, Siles skillfully creates gourmet art fusing flavors from different cultures into delicious, fresh and healthy dishes that tantalize your taste buds. Shambala’s specialized menu is geared toward Hotel Tropico Latino’s international guests and the active, healthy lifestyle that the hotel promotes with its yoga and surf retreats and classes, and natural spa.

There is a unique mix of completely organic vegetarian dishes and high quality local meats and fish.Educated at ACAM University in Costa Rica, Siles credits his real training to working with Michelin 2-star chef Richard Neat at Park Café in the San Jose neighborhood of Sabana Norte. The British chef is owner of the exquisite fine dining restaurant, a not-to-be-missed experience when visiting San Jose. He is influences India Asia with touches from Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Japan, and Costa Rica Cultures . Perhaps best known for his fish dishes, he uses locally caught fish like tuna, snapper, sea bass, Mahi Mahi and “congrio,” taken right from the Pacific Ocean by the neighborhood Santa Teresa fishermen. One of Siles’ signature plates is “Tuna Tataki,” serving seared tuna with eggplant “baba ghanoush” and tempura jumbo shrimp with a sauce of soy, ginger, mint, lemongrass, honey and oysters.

 

 

The star chef and the hotel’s Shambala Restaurant were featured in a key article in the March 2012 edition of Costa Rica’s important cuisine magazine “Sabores.” The full-page article features Siles’ fusion style called “Author’s Cuisine” – a free-style way of cooking that lets Siles create original recipes from his imagination.

Educated at ACAM University in Costa Rica, Siles credits his real training to working with Michelin 2-star chef Richard Neat at Park Café in the San Jose neighborhood of Sabana Norte. The British chef is owner of the exquisite fine dining restaurant, a not-to-be-missed experience when visiting San Jose.

Hotel Tropico Latino, a beautiful beachfront resort, is a Certificate of Excellence winner by Trip Advisor in 2011.We are really happy to have one of the best chef in Costa Rica

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