The executive team of Sunset da Mona Lisa encapsulates five-star training and longstanding tenure in this romantic oasis. Their goals include accommodating service that aims to please each and every guest without fail. With exacting attention to detail of ambiance, the highest standards of fine cuisine, and a dedication to ensure the enjoyment of all who frequent the landmark restaurant.
Paolo Della Corte
Della Corte’s exceptional flair blends the best of Italy with locally sourced and in-house products that mix Italy and Mexico’s best into extraordinary taste sensations unique to his inspiration. Sunset Monalisa’s signature-food includes house-made pastas, seafood, artisanal breads, cheese and more. Della Corte injects a sense of whimsy to every dish that pleases not only the palate but also the eye, each plate is a masterpiece of design and refined taste.
Della Corte has worked with some of Europe’s most renowned Michelin-starred chefs, including Joël Robuchon, of the 2-Michelin Star L’Atelier Saint-Germain, in Paris, the highly-rated 5-Star Hotel Palazzo Avino’s Rossellinis Restaurant close to his hometown on the Amalfi Coast of Italy and with famed chef Heston Blumenthal, whose exceptionally high standards and essential experience greatly influenced Della Corte during his affiliation with The Fat Duck in London, the famed 3-Star Michelin restaurant. Additional experience includes Restaurant Giovanni Rana and celebrated Restaurant San Domenico (2-Star Michelin) in Imola.
Chef Paolo Della Corte consistently delivers high-quality, state-of-the-art food and exquisite menus. He has a passion for food, attention to detail and the ability to blend traditional cuisine in an innovative manner. His culinary skills and impressive résumé led him to Cabo San Lucas and to the iconic Sunset Monalisa overlooking the breathtaking views of the Cabo San Lucas Bay, which remind him of the Amalfi Coast.
Groups & Special Events Manager, Sunset MonaLisa
David Montiel oversees all weddings, rehearsal dinners, site inspections, corporate and incentive groups, multi-tasking with apparent ease and the extraordinary empathy required to successfully create amazing events, from the most intimate of family gatherings to multinational corporations such as Hewlett-Packard, Coca-Cola, and Boeing.
A native of Mexico City, Montiel, a university graduate of foreign languages, has more than fifteen years of excellent client care experience among five-star establishments including the Westin Los Cabos Golf & Beach Resort, Hilton Los Cabos, Sheraton Hacienda del Mar as well as the destination management industry.
Montiel is fast, responsive, attentive to details and knowledgeable of all aspects of event planning making him the ideal special events coordinator.
Public Relations & Marketing
Armenta provides marketing support and ensures that Sunset Monalisa is on visitor’s radars through her contact with the local and international media and hotel concierges. With a B.A. in Communication from her native Mexico City, and a lengthy career of promoting large and small corporations; she is the indispensable link between the finest sunset casual and fine dining experience and the visitors and residents of Los Cabos.
Martha Sanchez Montalvo
Human Resources Manager at Sunset MonaLisa Group
A graduate of Christopher Columbus University in her hometown of Veracruz, Martha Montalvo is a fundamental collaborator for Sunset MonaLisa. She has a degree in Tourist Business Administration, and over 15 years of experience in Los Cabos tourism. Martha’s expertise lies in the hotel industry, educational sector, and international customs services. She is in charge of the recruiting-hiring process at Sunset MonaLisa, and has selected a staff full of professionalism, aptitude and experience. She is also highly involved in training which is key to creating our wonderful team.
Director of Operations
Mr. Tirado has been a resident of Los Cabos for 13 years, and has had a great career in the hotel industry. With attention to detail and impeccable leadership, Engelbert ensures the Mona Lisa family is providing top notch customer service to each and every guest.