Raul A. Del PozoLightKeepers at the Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne
Executive Chef of LightKeepers at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, Raul A. Del Pozo was born and raised in Miami, FL. He discovered his passion for cooking while exploring the beautiful fishing waters off the Florida coast, and then began working in Miami’s fine dining scene at Cindy Hutson’s restaurant Ortanique. Realizing passion, Del Pozo enrolled in Johnson & Wales University where he perfected his culinary form. Over the past 10 years, traveling up and down the Eastern United States, Del Pozo has worked with some of the world’s greatest restaurateurs and ran some of the country’s highest praised restaurants. From Le Bouley and The Restaurant Daniel in NYC, Aria in Charlotte, North Carolina and stages with Alinea in Chicago, he has learned from, and worked with, some of the industry’s leading visionaries. Del Pozo’s cuisine is progressive and modern, ever evolving and pushing the envelope daily. His previous restaurants have been awarded numerous accolades including AAA 4 Diamond Award and The Golden Spoon Award; in addition to serving as Brand Ambassador for the country of New Zealand at Star Chefs. Chef Del Pozo has unquestionable insight on the whimsical and magical, and can’t wait for the opportunity to showcase his visions at LightKeepers.