Beginning his career in hospitality in the early 2000 ́s as a dishwasher for Kimpton Group, Raymundo is no stranger to hard work and perseverance. Motivated to grow he transitioned into room service and began to climb the ranks within the hotel/restaurant. With a lot of dedication and hard work, he earned an opportunity to work at the iconic Postrio in Union Square. Spending nearly 10 years there, he really honed his skills and enhanced his passion for hospitality.
After Postrio’s closure in 2010, Delgado began to work for Mina Group, where he was provided an opportunity to work behind the bar, learning another facet of the business. Mentored by Lead Bartender Carlo Splendorini, he continued to advance within the group, becoming Lead Bartender at the flagship MICHAEL MINA restaurant. There he found true passion for the art of crafting cocktails. After a few years, he decided to move to Oahu, HI where was able to help with the opening of other Mina Group properties. After a few years, he returned to San Francisco, where he became the Lead Bartender at Pabu Izakaya.
In 2021, after a decade of working for the MINA GROUP, Delgado joined Hi Neighbor Hospitality Group as Bar Director, overseeing all of the cocktail programs within the group.