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Ivan Sanchez Arrieta
Executive Chef 

Ivan studied Gastronomy & Restaurant Management at Lasalle College in Bogota, Colombia. He honed his skills by working for awarded restaurants in Colombia.

In 2008 he moved to Sydney looking for new experiences in the culinary arts. He worked for awarded restaurant Bodega & was part of Porteño’s original team where he worked as the head chef.

His approach to food is creating beautiful dishes, balancing robust flavours with delicate precision.

CHAPA Sydney - Ivan Sanchez Arrieta Executive Chef
CHAPA Sydney - Florencia Vazquez General Manager

Florencia Vazquez
General Manager

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.

Organise your next event with CHAPA Sydney, we’ll imagine, create and serve the food.

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