Hello Cozumel! Founders Memo & Catherine moved to the island in September, 2017. Memo had backpacked around the world, taking cooking classes in every country so he could learn different techniques, styles, and flavors. Cozumel was the perfect place for them to settle and open the restaurant by the ocean he had always wanted.
A&D began as a fantastic burger & sandwich, comfort food kind of place, where if it wasn’t messy, it wasn’t A&D. And it was always messy and absolutely delicious! In March, 2020, things changed with the arrival of Covid-19. Memo & Catherine had to close the restaurant and began the process of re-inventing it.
Enter a new partner – Chef Tony Vilardi of Upstair Resto Bar & Grill! Tony had faced the same fate in 2020. Fate brought them together, and today you have a restaurant that features Memo’s burgers, sandwiches, and poutine, alongside Tony’s great pastas, fish & chips, and sandwiches.
Here’s to great success as A&D 2.0!