Executive Chef/Partner

Chef Amar Santana is one of Orange County’s hottest rising stars who is undeniably transforming the OC culinary scene into a food destination.


Ahmed has a passion for fine food and hospitality, with a degree in hotel and restaurant management, he worked at some of Morocco’s most well known hospitality corporations — Hyatt Regency, Sheraton, Safir and Sofitel —

Beverage Director

Michael Rooney joined Vaca Group in 2013 and has been a critical driver for beverage programs within the group and broader Orange County. A career bartender with a mission to cultivate unique beverage experiences,


Pam Roy is a writer, filmmaker, investor, and philanthropist. She is the co-founder of Straight Up Impact (a film company inspiring social change), The Viktor Frankl Institute of America (providing resources related to the search for meaning), and B-Unbound (an initiative that connects youth with adults who share their interests).