Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Names Angel Roque Executive Chef

October 14, 2016

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, located at 801 9th Street, NW Suite A, next to City Center, announced the appointment of a new executive chef, Angel Roque. Roque will spearhead the kitchen in Washington, D.C., bringing the flavors of Old Havana and Cuba’s culture to the District. He is excited about the opportunity to reunite and cook with his friend and mentor, two-time James Beard Award-winning Chef-Partner Guillermo Pernot.

“Angel has demonstrated unbelievable leadership, food knowledge and more importantly, a passion for his native cuisine that is unparalleled,” says Pernot. “The team at Cuba Libre is very lucky to