Chef Jose Mendoza

    Chef Jose Mendoza
Chef Jose Mendoza

Chef Jose Mendoza has more than 10 years of professional cooking and leadership experience in restaurants, hotels and resorts. He has held positions at several upscale casino/resorts and was a Pechanga team member back in 2012, where he served as a line cook at the former Seafood Grotto, now standing as Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar. He was quickly promoted as the sous chef, however he left to pursue other leadership roles. Now finding his way back to Pechanga, Chef Jose will create an entirely new menu and lead a brand new team to operate the new Lobby Bar.