Lujan brings over twenty years of hospitality experience with an emphasis on culinary, business development and leadership. In this new role, Lujan will oversee operations for the resort’s outlets, weaving in a holistic message that reflects authentic Baja and the energy of Esperanza throughout dining, beverage, spa, residences and all other programming. He brings an elevated vision, one which is rooted in the senses ensuring new and meaningful discoveries await new and returning guests as well as residents.
“We’re delighted to welcome Luis Lujan to the Esperanza family,” said Marc Rodriguez, General Manager of Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection. “Luis is a true leader with the innate ability to inspire others to grow and work together towards excellence. Our Esperanza team is looking forward to continuing his guidance to create new and inspired experiences for guests and residents.”
Originally from Oaxaca, Mexico, Lujan joins Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection from The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco where he served for the last five years as Director of Food and Beverage. Prior to his time in California, he traveled the globe working for some of the world’s most renowned hotels and restaurants, including Blue at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, El Bulli Restaurant in Roses, Spain, and The Savoy Hotel’s Tournant Grill Room by Gordon Ramsay in London, England.
Lujan will help further establish Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection and its culinary program as the most bona fide destination for Baja fare in Los Cabos. Alongside the F&B Director and a new team in the kitchen, he will amplify- through the restaurants’ experiential guest and owner programming- the region’s heirloom fruits and vegetables, seafood, Mexican wines and spirits, and other foods native to the area in surprise and delight touch points across the property.
“I’ve long admired Auberge Resorts Collection and am thrilled to be joining a brand that both challenges and inspires creativity through the senses,” said Lujan. “My vision is to create life changing experiences that touch the heart of our guests, residents and employees, leaving memories that have been carved for a lifetime.”
His insatiable passion for travel and desire to explore every corner of the globe has led him to opportunely live in over 33 cities and nine countries. In his downtime, he plays soccer and golf, which he can enjoy no matter where he is in the world.
About Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection
Only a 30-minute drive from San Jose Del Cabo International Airport, Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection is Los Cabos’ most iconic luxury resort located within the private Punta Ballena community. Overlooking two private coves with stunning views of Los Cabos’ Lands End, the resort boasts 59 casita-style guest rooms and 35 expansive one to four-bedroom residential villas offering guests barefoot luxury infused with the spirit of Baja. The resort features six restaurants, including the signature oceanfront Cocina del Mar restaurant with intimate open-air terraces perched dramatically above the water’s edge; The Spa at Esperanza; four breathtaking pools, including an adults-only two-tiered infinity pool and a family pool; tennis courts; access to world-class golf courses and an Auberge Adventures menu of only-in-Cabo land and sea experiences.