Samira by Chele Gonzalez is the fitting yet evolving conversation between Anya Resort Tagaytay and Chef Chele Gonzalez, realized in creative, contemporary and unexpected expressions that are unique to the resort. Samira in Sanskrit means wind, while in Arabic means animated conversation.
Samira in Sanskrit means wind, while in Arabic means animated conversation. To gourmands, savvy foodies and dining enthusiasts, Chef Chele Gonzalez needs little introduction since bursting into the scene, driven by fervent creativity and a passion for local ingredients, the stories of people behind them and the country he now also calls home.
In keeping with the experience-centric philosophy of the resort, Chef Chele creates memorable dining experiences that excite the senses and the palate of the intrepid and intrigued. From the signature Cocido Experience, sensational 6-course Set Menu, imaginative ala carte, and one of the most enchanting wine programs, one can choose their own culinary adventure to enjoy.
An astute and boundless curiosity has enabled Chef Chele to discover the nuances and character of ingredients with the fluidity and connections of various countries, cuisines and traditions that are reflected in his plates, along with an element of surprise.
The menu is the conversation coming to life inspired by the creativity and contemporary vision of Chef Chele Gonzalez, presented in a relaxed and elegant manner. Grounded on the unbridled and fiery element of the grill, where many guests are sure to gather around to enjoy and return again.