The newly opened Q Mex restaurant in Beijing offers authentic Mexican cuisine with ingredients imported from Mexico. (Photo provided to China Daily)
"In the end, people will prefer the real Mexican food over others," he says.
He was once trained by acclaimed Mexican chef and cookbook author Patricia Quintana.
"She revolutionized Mexican food, starting to serve Mexican dishes in a high-end restaurant. That idea developed in Mexico first and then started to go to the big US cities, such as Chicago and Los Angeles," he says.
"I believe Beijing will eventually arrive at that kind of place."
If you go
11 am-1 am, Room 106, first floor of Shang, 20 Xinyuanli West, Chaoyang district, Beijing. 010-8435-3601.