As a natural result of seeing his grandmother Serafina cooking and being delighted with her dishes he decided to start his culinary education at the age of 18. That was the starting point of a learning path that took him to work alongside some of the best Chefs in Argentina, well-known Chefs such as Francis Malllman.
He continued his culinary formation in Italy, France and Spain. At the age of 22, Trocca was in charge of Llers, his first successful restaurant. He moved to New York and ran the kitchen at Vandam, a celebrity favorite in those days. After his return to Argentina he opened Sucre in 2001, one of the most prestigious restaurants in the country and was featured as one of the 50 best Latin American restaurants list two consecutive years.
In 2014 Trocca opened Mostrador Santa Teresita along restaurateur Martin Pittaluga (Quinto La Huella Miami, La Huella Punta Del Este) a seasonal restaurant in the charming town of Jose Ignacio, Uruguay, one of the must go to places when visiting Punta Del Este. In late 2018, his latest outpost, Orilla opened its doors at Urbanica Suites Hotel, showcasing a simple and affordable but well executed cuisine. And now in 2019 Orilla Bar and Grill In Miami.
Inés de los Santos
One of the most recognized bartenders/sommeliers in Argentina started her career in the mythical Gran Bar Danzón in Buenos Aires on 1999. After starting working at the bar she discovered her passion for the art of mixing cocktails and started studying about this craft. When she started working as a bartender was not a job regularly performed by women and it was not easy to excel in a male universe. Nowadays, she one of the most recognized influencers in Argentina on her business. Inés wrote two books, worked in radio and was a jury on the reality show, El Gran Bartender. She shared her knowledge as a teacher at the Argentinean School of Sommeliers, taught at the Gran Bar Danzón and at CAVE, Creative workshop for professional bartenders in Buenos Aires.
Creator of a Cocktails Catering Service (Julep) and Bardo a Pop-Up event fusioning culinary and innovative cocktails presented on different local restaurants.