Chef Pedro's remarkable story and humanity is powerfully expressed in this video series, An Imiloa Film.
Since he was 7, Pedro has been cooking. Rated as one of the top chefs in Costa Rica, Pedro was diagnosed with a brain tumor and has been healing it with Ayurvedic medicine and plant based nutrition.
The illness has left him deaf and blind in one eye.
Despite it all, Pedro is Chef at Imiloa, preparing nourishing food and explosions of flavor that delight, transform and create possibility for all our guests. We are so very deeply moved to have him working alongside us. Non-vegan folks flip over his cuisine and that is perhaps the most exciting.
His is a testimony for our relationship with food and with ourselves and it is an examination of the choice we have in life.
I love Pedro so much, and whether you've been here and met him or are planning to, I am excited for you to love him, too.