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Roman Ventura, voted best gay chef, serves internationally inspired, Mexican-influenced cuisine at private dinners in Puerto Vallarta In Print

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(This article about Roman Ventura originally appeared in our Summer issue in a section about selected winners and finalists of the Best of Gays Awards. You can view the PDF of our Summer issue here.)

Chef Roman Ventura

Voted Puerto Vallarta’s “Best Gay Chef,” Jalisco-born chef Roman Ventura is a proud member of the gay+ community. After graduating from culinary school 10 years ago, he founded Ventura Chef Services, a private chef that offers an in-home culinary experience to people living or visiting Puerto Vallarta. He specializes in internationally inspired, Mexican-influenced cuisine, and his clients choose their own menu from chef-developed dishes to create their own multi-course dinner.

Dinner service by Chef Roman Ventura

Inspired by his love for Mexico, Chef Ventura also offers prix fixe menus featuring dishes from the states of Oaxaca, Yucatan and Jalisco. These menus offer customers the opportunity to experience a different part of Mexico during their visit to Puerto Vallarta.

For cocktail parties and larger events, the chef’s appetizer menu offers guests a selection of delicious bites, including options that combine his Mexican roots with the cuisines of Asia, India and Italy.

Dinner service for Chef Roman Ventura 2

Over the last 3 years, Chef has hosted hundreds of dinners/events and entertained two thousand guests for anniversaries, birthdays, holidays, bachelor/bachelorette parties, weddings, holidays and reunions. Ventura Chef Services prides itself on creating unforgettable dining and service experiences.

Chef Roman Ventura, born in Mascota, Jalisco, is celebrating his tenth anniversary in the restaurant business in Puerto Vallarta.
Chef Roman Ventura, born in Mascota, Jalisco, is celebrating his tenth anniversary in the restaurant business in Puerto Vallarta.

Chef Ventura thanks his team, Sous Chefs Luis Peña, Rodolfo Patricio and Anel Tamara Reys, Martin Marino, Waiters/Bartenders Jonny Tamariz, Luis Bernal Tito, Leo Ceballos Luna and Gallo Estrella and Operations Manager Eduardo for their commitment to his outstanding food and service. To learn more about the Chef, make reservations and view his menus, visit www.venturachefservices.com. To read customer experiences, view Ventura Chef Service reviews on TripAdvisor and follow Chef Ventura on Facebook and Instagram.

Roman Ventura was voted “Best Gay Chef” in Puerto Vallarta. Photo by Oscar Almeida.
Roman Ventura was voted “Best Gay Chef” in Puerto Vallarta. Photo by Oscar Almeida.