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NIZUC Resort & Spa Announces Sylvain Desbois as New Executive Chef

NIZUC Resort & Spa the flagship property of Brisas Group’s elite luxury resort line, is delighted to welcome Sylvain Desbois as Executive Chef. Beginning this month, Chef Desbois will oversee all culinary operations at the resort’s six restaurants, ensuring the utmost level of luxury for which NIZUC is known.

Born in the Bretagne region of France, Desbois’ heritage has allowed him to foster a deep passion for fine cuisine. He was educated at the Université Sainte-Anne, School of Tourism of France, where he realized that he was destined for the culinary industry. Desbois’ passion was solidified when he worked with acclaimed 3 Michelin Star Chef Bernard Loiseau.

Desbois has amassed more than 15 years of experience in the catering and hotel business, working with Michelin-starred Chef Eric Frechon at Epicure in the Hotel Le Bristol in Paris, and later at La Cote D’Or with Bernard Loiseau. In Mexico, he refined his epicurean leadership style while working at Restaurant Le Basilic in Fiesta American Grand Coral Beach and St. Regis Punta Mita Resort. Prior to joining NIZUC, Desbois opened the French restaurant La Table Krug at The St. Regis Mexico City.

“Joining Nizuc Resort & Spa is a new challenge for me. It gives me the opportunity to further develop cuisine full of detail, reach perfection in dishes and operate in sync with excellent service. The cuisine of NIZUC is very integrated, and with an ambitious and talented team, it gives me great pleasure to join them,” said Executive Chef Desbois.

The family at NIZUC Resort & Spa looks forward to welcoming Chef Desbois.


NIZUC Resort & Spa ( – Once a base station for Mayan astronomers and later a presidential retreat for world leaders, NIZUC Resort & Spa offers a beachfront escape just 10 minutes from the Cancun airport. NIZUC is the ultra-luxury experience of Brisas Group, with properties in Ixtapa, Acapulco, Queretaro, Huatulco, Veracruz, Manzanillo and Mexico City. NIZUC opened its doors in March 2013, winning numerous awards each year since then including being named as among the “Top 20 Resorts in Mexico” in 2015 by Conde Nast Traveler.

NIZUC Resort & Spa overlooks the great Mesoamerican Barrier Reef and boasts two exclusive beaches, a lavish spa by ESPA, a kid’s club, two tennis courts, state-of-the-art Conference & Events Center and sumptuous accommodations offered throughout its 274 private villas and suites. Both guests and visitors will enjoy a variety of tempting flavors at its six world class restaurants, each offering an authentic international cuisine.

NIZUC is the ultimate place to take in the sun, sand, sea, and tranquility of one of the world’s most coveted vacation destinations featuring amazing attractions such as amazing attractions including the world’s first Underwater Art Museum.


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