About our cuisine

Eclectic and contemporary culinary styles adorn the menu at each of our two locations, where our chefs create the perfect balance of global flavors paired with exclusive wines and enticing cocktails. Whether you visit us in Punta de Mita or Puerto Vallarta’s Zona Romántica, you will discover a beautiful setting with modern style, vibrant music, and an immersive experience for the senses.

Our Executive Chefs

Chef Marcela Ramírez Biography

Chef Marcela Lizeth Ramírez Ruiz is the creative soul in the kitchen at Parrotfish Punta de Mita. Born and raised in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Marcela embarked on her culinary journey at the age of 17 when she left home to forge a new life in Puerto Vallarta.

Over the next 16 years, she built an impeccable career in the Riviera Nayarit hotel industry. At 33, her talents took her to the esteemed position of Sous Chef at Marival Distinct, where she shared the kitchen with renowned Executive Chef Alfredo Jiménez Arrizon of the Marival Group.

“I chose to learn cooking because I’m passionate about creating dishes and evoking emotions, bringing back old memories or creating new ones for guests,” Marcela says. “For me, cooking and serving flavors, colors, and textures is an act of love.”

Chef Marcela’s unique culinary style seamlessly blends Asian and Mexican spices, with a special fondness for clove, anise, and cinnamon. Her favorite ingredients to incorporate into her dishes are the aromatic coconut sprouts and fragrant rose-apple. Through her creations, she celebrates tradition while infusing her own personal touch, ensuring a memorable dining experience for every guest.

Chef Venus Llamas Biography

Being responsible for the delicious creations that you enjoy every day in your visits to ParrotFish Zona Romantica, the spectacular Chef Venus Llamas, with over 12 years of experience, is waiting for you to enjoy a culinary experience like no other.

Through a combination of gastronomic techniques acquired through her extensive experience in high-end restaurants and hotels throughout Puerto Vallarta, and thanks to her unique qualities to combine elements that end up being pieces of culinary art, Venus stands out for being creative, passionate, and committed to each of the dishes that will lead you to an unforgettable and delicious experience.

Venus considers herself an “artist of the kitchen”, and in the words of the famous painter Joan Miró: “A cook becomes an artist when he has things to say through his dishes, like a painter in a painting”, and believe us when we tell you that the creations of Chef Venus, have a lot to say to your taste buds, to delight you on your next visit!

Donat Ávalos Mixologist Biography

With a deep-rooted essence rooted in the world of mixology, Donat Ávalos is an outstanding expert in the operation of bars and a skilled mixologist.

Boasting 15 years of experience in the tourism industry, he managed to stand out in his field, starting as a bar tender in Nayarit and the Riviera Maya, until he managed to establish himself as a Bar Manager since 2017 in Puerto Vallarta, a place where to this day he continues to reap success.

Among his most outstanding recognitions, we highlight his professional courses in Mixology and Enology, Mixology Trends clinics, and the renowned Tequila Master of Academia Tequila Patrón.

Without a doubt, we know that on your next visit to ParrotFish you will be delighted from start to finish with his unique, refreshing and full of dedication cocktails, where every element is inspiration.
Donat defines the mixology he creates as a place where, and best explained in words of Benjamin Disraeli, “Variety is the mother of pleasure”.