Chef Hector Diaz



A world-renowned chef, Hector Diaz is the leading force behind Asheville’s well-respected culinary reputation. For over 25 years, Chef Hector has presented the world’s cuisine to Asheville. His eclectic dish creations excite even the most sophisticated palate.  World citizens are attracted to his famous restaurants as the myriad of flavors testify to his extensive travels and creative adventures with food.


Recognized as a leading corporate citizen in Asheville, Hector is the Executive Chef for Salsa’s, Bomba, Modesto and Chorizo and is among the top restaurant employers in Asheville. For nearly a decade, he has generously donated to many local causes.  A larger than life personality, Chef Hector has been a significant contributor to the resurrection of downtown and has won the ‘Best Of’ awards for several consecutive years.