Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
4949 EAST LINCOLN DRIVE
Scottsdale, Arizona 85253

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Meet Our Chefs

The master chefs who carefully craft our unique restaurant flavors

Omni Scottsdale Culinary Team

The culinary team at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia are highly trained and exceptionally skilled at their craft. They are passionate about food and truly enjoy creating one-of-a-kind dining experiences. From inventing original dishes for each of the resort's restaurants, group events and weddings to inspiring a staff of dedicated professionals, each brings their own flavor to the table for a culinary adventure you will never forget.

Marcos Seville

Marcos Seville

EXECUTIVE CHEF
Years in Hospitality: 14 years.

Years at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia: 3 years.

What I love most about the property: The great supporting and passionate staff. They create memorable moments and experiences here at the Omni Scottsdale. The view of Camelback Mountain doesn't hurt.

My cooking is inspired by: Being an Arizona Native, I am proud and inspired by the wonderful produce, meats and diverse cultures produced by this desert oasis.

Fun Fact: Favorite activity is white water rafting.

Words I live by: Hard work can overcome skill any day of the week.

Omni Scottsdale Chef Smail Yaakoubi

Smail Yaakoubi

Executive Sous Chef - Outlets
Years in Hospitality: 18 years.

Years at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia: 4 months.

What I love most about the property: The staff, the view of Camelback Mountain and the tapas bar.

My cooking is inspired by: Family and friends.

Fun Fact: I enjoy traveling, gardening and learning about other cultures and places.

Words I live by: Quality is doing it right when no one is looking.

Omni Scottsdale Chef Cesar Corral

Cesar Corral

Executive Sous Chef - Banquets
Years in Hospitality: 6 years.

Years at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia: 3 years.

What I love most about the property: The backdrop of Camelback Mountain and the beauty of the property.

My cooking is inspired by: Seasonal food and last minute menu decisions.

Fun Fact: Cooking was originally a hobby and is now my career.

Words I live by: Never fear failure.

Omni Scottsdale Chef Laura Gonzalez

Laura Gonzalez

CENTRO CHEF
Years in Hospitality: 10 years. 

Years at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia: 3 years.

What I love most about the property: Everyone I work with is very friendly. The Camelback Mountain view is great.

My cooking is inspired by: My mother.

Fun Fact: I would love to run a business of my own sometime in the near future.

Words I live by: Hard work always gives you good results, if you have a passion for cooking.

Omni Scottsdale Pastry Chef Ben Galang

Ben Galang

Pastry Chef
Years in Hospitality: 42 years.

Years at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia: 5 years.

What I love most about the property: The architecture.

Fun Fact: Competed in 1992 culinary Olympics in Frankfurt, Germany.

Words I live by: Always have a positive attitude.