Chef Gino Calleja

Chef Gino Calleja is the new Executive Chef & Proprietor of Reyna's Taqueria. He has extensive experience in the restaurant industry including currently working as the Executive Chef of the popular restaurant, Siesta Key Oyster Bar (SKOB) since 2015. Previously, from 2005-2015, Chef Calleja worked as the Executive Chef for ten years at Mattison's City Grille, an award-winning and very well-known restaurant in downtown Sarasota. Before coming to Florida, Chef Calleja worked in New York City as the executive chef and Manager of three popular restaurants. “Chef Gino is a brilliant chef of superior quality and talent,” says Ms. Brown, Managing Director of SKOB. “His culinary talent and experience, business sense, management skills, and dedication help SKOB grow to the next level which includes increasing the diner’s choices of quality ingredients."

Chef Gino designed Reyna's menu and works along side his sister and Chef du Cuisine, Leticia Calleja, at Reyna's Taqueria. The Operation's Manager, in charge of the day to day management, is partner José Viera, along with their dedicated staff. 

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