Piaf serves classic French cuisine presented with an innovative spirit. Savor fresh fish, seafood and meats crafted with traditional French cooking styles and local ingredients. From its chic décor to its culinary art, the restaurant offers a harmony of elegance and simplicity.
Piaf takes classic French cooking to a new level in Puerto Vallarta. Traditional dishes are given a creative, modern twist and made from fresh, local seafood and produce. Savor mouthwatering creations, like Baja mussels with concassé, pan-cooked veal mignon over Piaf-style stew, grilled beef filet with a cabernet sauce, and chateaubriand.
Born in Ixmiquilpan, Hidalgo, chef Denisse is a proud promoter of her cultural roots and the culinary traditions of her hometown. She grew up surrounded by a family with a fine taste for cuisine, inheriting the passion for cooking from her mother.
She studied at the Mexican Culinary Institute in Puebla and began her professional career in Grand Velas Riviera Maya, under the guidance of Maître Cuisinier de France Michel Mustière; at this destination, she also participated in the opening of the Passion by Martin Berasategui restaurant.
After 10 years in the Mexican Caribbean, she set out for New York to take an opportunity at The Mark by Jean Georges restaurant. A year later, she came back to Mexico to join the kitchen of Grand Velas Los Cabos, under the direction of another Maître Cuisinier de France, Aurélien Legeay.
Today, she is Executive Chef of Piaf restaurant at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, where she continues to transmit her experiences under the guidance of the resort's Executive Chef Guillaume Morancé.