Chef Alex Branch joined Hakkasan Group in October 2017 as Chef de Cuisine at Herringbone Los Cabos. Branch leads the kitchens at Herringbone’s first expansion outside the USA, which opened its doors in February 2018 at Vidanta Los Cabos. In addition, Branch also oversees the menus at the other venues that make up the dynamic new entertainment district created by Hakkasan Group and Grupo Vidanta including Casa Calavera, Hakkasan Group’s newest restaurant brand.
Branch has an in-depth knowledge of the culinary scene of Cabos San Lucas having joined Hakkasan Group from Manta by Enrique Olvera at The Cape, A Thompson Hotel. Prior to this Branch was Executive Sous Chef at One and Only Palmilla as well as Assistant Executive Sous Chef at Market by Jean Georges at the same property. In addition, Brand was previously Chef de Cuisine at Capella Pedregal Hotel and Resort in Cabos San Lucas.
Having started his professional career in Mexico City, Branch has built up an outstanding reputation in Mexico and has participated in prestigious culinary events throughout the country including the Punta Mita Beach Festival and the Festival Gastronomica Morelia en Boca.