It’s a great pleasure to introduce you to the team at Gran Luchito. We’re a small dynamic team of foodies full of energy and a passion for delicious authentic Mexican food.
Our Mission – To become the world’s most loved authentic Mexican food brand by looking after our customers, people and planet.
Our Values – Authentic, Inclusive, Nimble, Progressive, Efficient.
Fergus (El Capitan)
Fergus began Gran Luchito after a holiday to the South of Mexico where he first came across the wonderful flavours of authentic Mexican food. Self-confessed foodie and lover of all things spicy, there aren’t many things this man won’t add chilli too.
Working from home in London.
Freddie (El Chapo)
Freddie joined Gran Luchito in 2017. He is passionate about food and enjoys cooking Gran Luchito inspired Mexican food for his friends. He is also a keen sportsman.
Working from home in London.
Rishabh (El Dinero)
The man with the plan. Rishabh is the ‘money’ and without his superhuman analytical skills or razor-sharp attention to detail, Gran Luchito would come to a grinding halt.
Favourite Gran Luchito Product: Chipotle Salsa
Allison (La Marketer)
A former Taco Bell marketer and transplant from California whose passion for Mexican food knows no bounds. Cooking for her family, especially Mexican food, is one of her greatest passions.
Favourite Gran Luchito Product: Smoky Chipotle Refried Beans
“Our Refried Beans are great for adding a flavourful layer but I love them most topped with melted cheese and sour cream as a side dish”
Working from home in Cambridge
Hannah (La Operadora)
Hannah, she sorts stuff out. Getting salsa from Mexico? Getting taco mix to the supermarket? She’s on it!
Favourite Gran Luchito Product: Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips
Claire, our dedicated wholesale accounts manager. With a passion for food, BBQ, and the outdoors, she ensures our customers receive top-notch service and delicious products.
Favourite Gran Luchito Products: Chipotle Honey and Chipotle Paste
Susana Villasuso (La Cocinera)
Susy keeps busy cooking up delicious new recipes and content for our website and social media channels. She was born and raised in Mexico and brings her huge passion for preparing colourful and vibrant food with fresh and humble ingredients and gathering around the dining table to share a meal as a family.
Favourite Gran Luchito Product: Sliced Green Cactus
Getting salsa from Mexico? Getting taco mix to the supermarket? Rob (and Hannah) sort it all out!
Favourite Gran Luchito Product: Chipotle Paste and Tomatillo Salsa
Ana coordinates our operations in Mexico. She loves to travel and eat with her children. She also always has a chihuahua with her!
Favourite Gran Luchito Product: Chipotle Paste
An export from South Africa, and new to the Supply Chain department, JP ensures orders are fulfilled and stock shipments arrive on time.
Personal fact: Other than Mexican food, food in general and wine, JP loves travelling, adventure and exploring the outdoors in nature (but ironically dislikes flying!).
Working from Cape Town
Eliza (La Orquesta)
Eliza heads up the finance team and also focusses on improving processes across the business.
Personal fact: She is a Hispanophile who loves everything about the Spanish speaking world – the food, people, language and culture
Favourite Gran Luchito Product: Smoky Chipotle Fajita & Taco Mix
Leletu is our Marketing Executive responsible for curating our content and creating our community amongst other things.
Personal fact: Leletu is an all round creative, if you don’t find her eating spicy Mexican food, you will find her painting, mushroom hunting, and exploring the great outdoors or the great indoors, cause staying in is also fun.
Favourite Gran Luchito Product: Hot Habañero Mango Salsa
Allegra (La Guera)
Allegra co-ordinates the operations in Mexico alongside Ana.
Personal fact: In her free time, she loves exploring new parts of Mexico City, trying out the endless delicious options of food in markets (even though being vegetarian does get some funny looks!) , visiting art galleries and museums to discover new artists, and taking trips to the Pacific coast to swim in the wild waves.
Favourite Gran Luchito Product: Chipotle Honey
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