Located in the newly opened Breathless Resort on the Cabo San Lucas Marina, La Biblioteca de Tequila is Sandoval’s second “Library of Tequila” operation, the first being in Denver, Colorado. A chef, restaurateur, author and television personality, Sandoval specializes in contemporary Latin cuisine on a global basis with more than 40 restaurant locations. He has cross-cultural restaurants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New York, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., as well as in Dubai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Mexico, Qatar, and Serbia.
Born in Mexico where he learned to appreciate the flavors of his homeland, Sandoval now calls Denver home; he has seven restaurants in that state. He opened Toro Restaurant in Cabo San Lucas in 2015. In addition to his many restaurant operations, he has developed menus for first-class passengers of American Airlines and many world leading hotels, as well as having written cookbooks and appeared as a celebrity chef on television.
Sandoval, a former tennis player turned chef, has helped ace the food game at the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament in New York as a celebrity chef with his signature staples of specialty tacos including oyster tacos, crab guacamole and Maya chicken tinga. He combines authentic Latin with international flavors, ingredients and techniques to create new and unexpected concepts. His winning smile has appeared on many national publications, and he has received an abundance of awards such as Mexico’s National Toque d’Oro. Richard Sandoval Restaurants (RSR), as a leading interest group, was named as one of the “25 Coolest Multi-Concept Companies” by Restaurant Hospitality.
Boasting one of the largest collections of tequilas, mezcals, and agave spirits with over 150 to choose from, La Biblioteca is intimate, with a hint of mystery. Bottles align the walls — all organized in categories — and serve to support our library theme. Instead of checking out books in this “library,” you can check out bottles of tequila, store them in your personal locker to sip upon your return. Modeled after Chef Richard Sandoval’s esteemed New York City concept, “the Library of Tequila” serves up a collection of his personal favorite tequila selections and a menu of Mexican-inspired cuisine. Reaching back to his culinary roots, internationally acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval created La Biblioteca to introduce the world to signature authentic Mexican flavors and traditional dishes that he grew up enjoying. Buen Provecho y Salud!