ROWENA LARA MARIANO – OWNER/MANAGING DIRECTOR
Rowena is the heart and soul of Casa Mexicana. Having attained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, she was always business oriented since the age of fifteen years old. More of a doer than a thinker, Rowena will be seen working hands-on on every project. Making her way to the Kingdom of Bahrain in the early 90’s she took one step at a time making her foundation stable and respectable. Having started as a curator in Bahrain, working on delicate piecer of arts in canvas, she has gained a lot of expertise in not only art but the global finance market, private placement and private equity. Also having worked as an administrator, managing director, publisher and interior designer, her other role involves being a personal chef for her family.
CHEF ROMALDO MARTINEZ, HEAD CHEF
Chef Romaldo is a native of Acapulco, Mexico. He learnt to cook from his mother, who always reminded him that the freshness and quality of all the ingredients is what makes the dish delicious. Chef Romaldo’s ability to create delicately flavorful dishes has seen him travel to the USA and Far East, and we are thrilled that he is now back in Bahrain and honoring Casa Mexicana with his talent. So relax and enjoy your meal knowing that you are being served authentic Mexican food cooked by a real Mexican Chef.
JERRY SIAPO – RESTAURANT SUPERVISOR
Jerry’s experience grew while working in some of the 5 star hotels here in the Kingdom of Bahrain. To name a few, he used to work at the famous Sheraton Hotel Bahrain in the 90’s, The Movenpick Hotel and part of the opening team in The K Hotel, while working in the said places he picked up his knowledge from his very intelligent leaders that taught him the international standard of Guest Service. At Casa Mexicana, he is familiar with every food he serves and always does his best to exceed guest expectations. He will feel a job well done when he sees a smile in every guest he encounters and an empty plate in every food he serves. A friendly person with a sense of humor Jerry is always ready to assist and serve you at Casa Mexicana.
JASON CLETO – BARMAN
Jason started his career in the Hospitality Industry way back when in his home country Philippines. He worked at the Banquet in one of the well-known hotels back home. Asides from learning the different kinds of Banquet set ups, he also has much interest in Mixology. Slowly with his keen interest, he learned! From there on, he got the chance to work in a couple of bars in the Kingdom of Bahrain. He developed his knowledge in the art of mixology which lead him to Casa Mexicana. For more than 6 years with us now, Jason is the person responsible for every cocktail you sip and of course in every flavorful margarita you drink! What are you waiting for, come to Casa Mexicana Restaurant where Jason is waiting to prepare your Margaritas!
THE LATIN DUO - ROI & CLAUDIA
Casa Mexicana is happy to introduce you to a new kind of beat that will surely make you dance off your seats! Come and listen to our new duo straight from Cuba! They will entertain you with their different genre of rhythm - from Mexican, Latin, Spanish and English. Come check them out at Casa Mexicana, everyday from 7pm onwards.