Handling the reins of Patagonia On Fire LLC. is Chef Mati Lopez, a seasoned professional and culinary fanatic. Born and raised in the scenic landscape of Patagonia, Chef Mati is a third generation member of a family deeply engaged in the traditional Argentine culinary sector. With Patagonia On Fire LLC., Chef Mati envisages bringing to the forefront his Patagonian roots – a rich cuisine characterized by the unique geography, climate, and heritage of the plateau region.
Chef Mati holds a diploma from the Culinary Institute of America in Saint Helena, California, and has more than ten years of professional experience. In his early career as a chef, Mr. Mati Lopez collaborated on numerous projects with the well-known Chef Francis Mallmann. More recently, in 2021, he prepared meals for his Miami restaurant Los Fuegos, where he raised his own culinary technique and put on a show.