Co-Founder & Director
Florencia’s background is in Visual Arts and interior design, but always had an enormous passion for food & hospitality. After finishing her degree in contemporary painting, she travelled to different parts of the world and commenced her career in the hospitality industry by working in restaurants and 5-star hotels.
Her experience in hospitality management gives her intuitive understanding of client needs focusing on offering outstanding customer service. In CHAPA Sydney, she oversees customer relations as well as daily operations, making sure that the service and product delivered follows the client’s vision and expectations.
Sal started his career in catering in his natal Caracas, Venezuela. He honed his skills by working in Chicago and Madrid at Michelin Star restaurants, Dusek’s & Ramon Freixas, experiences which influence his culinary style.
In Sydney, Sal has worked at some of the best restaurants the city has to offer; including the awarded Porteño restaurant, Bodega 1904 and the Asian-fusion Chuuka.
Sal leads our creative department, developing our menus and undertaking extensive research to ensure the Chapa gastronomic experience meets the expectations of every customer. With his skills & creativity, Sal can make any idea come to reality. His approach to food is creating beautiful dishes, balancing robust flavours with delicate precision.
Digital Design & Marketing
A self-proclaimed lover of food but pretty average cook, Dan has over 6 years of experience in digital design, animation, and marketing. Dan heads up our online presence and marketing strategy, bringing our food to life online.
“I’ve been working with CHAPA for almost 2 years now, and as a consultant, I’ve never seen a small business with such a passion for every aspect of their business. Not only the fantastic food they create but the care for their clientele, workers, and vision.”
Organise your next event with CHAPA Sydney, we’ll imagine, create and serve the food.