Mejor Sommelier de Chile 2011
He becomes a Chef and Sommelier, working at the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Santiago, where proving his culinary dexterities. He is currently Casa Silva’s Ambassador Sommelier, and teaches at the Chilean Sommelier School, where his specialty is water. Later that year, in October, Marcelo won the title of Chile’s best sommelier, representing our country in the 2012 Pan-American Competitions, held in Brazil, being ranked 8th in the Continent according to the ASI. Marcelo will also be representing Chile in the upcoming Worldwide Sommelier Competition, which takes place later this year in Japan. At the beginning of 2012, Marcelo went on a 6 month trip to England, where he worked and studied alongside Gerard Basset, the world’s leading sommelier, completing an internship at The Fat Duck Restaurant.