When it comes to food, Chef Franco Diaz is a culinary
virtuoso. During the course of his 15-year career in the culinary arts,
Diaz has worked at some of the most recognized hotels in the country and
around the world. Last year, he became the executive chef at El Tapeo, a
tapas restaurant at Le Méridien Chicago Oakbrook Center, which is
celebrating its 1-year anniversary this August.