Founding partners Juan Luis Wehncke and Juan Diego Solombrino have paired their unmistakable expertise in management and the culinary arts, and created a restaurant like no other in Playa del Carmen.

Juan Diego Solombrino’s impressive culinary background and wonderfully creative cooking techniques are perfectly complemented by Juan Luis Wehncke’s drive and long-standing career in the management and hospitality business.


Plank also host a Sunday Brunch each week from 9 am to 2 pm, with a menu that truly caters to everyone’s tastes.

Plank Brunch not only provides a signature menu, but also an outstanding buffet, fragrant coffee, mimosas and a stand-alone Bloody Mary menu. Pair this with their live music act and you’ve got yourself the perfect end to any week.



The icing on this fine dining cake is Plank Bar. Their head mixologist has created a range of cocktails guaranteed to quench your thirst and delight your senses. Signature Plank techniques extend to their drinks as the bartenders skillfully infuse some of their cocktails with smoke to give them a rich and unique aroma.

Plank also have a fully stocked and dedicated wine cellar with some of the finest international and locally sourced wines.


On Wednesday, March 2nd The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences awarded Plank Gourmet Grill & Patio Bar as the first stand-alone restaurant in the Riviera Maya to receive the prestigious 5-Star Diamond Award for 2016.

Friends and family of Plank’s Team gathered to celebrate the illustrious award directly from, the President of the American Academy of Hospitality and Sciences, Mr. Joseph Cinque, who maintains the highest standards for such prestigious award by selecting only the best fine dining venues, hotels, and hospitality within the luxury sector worldwide.

This is a great honor but also very exciting distinction as Plank Gourmet Grill & Patio Bar is now known throughout the world for its creativity, superior level of service and, most importantly, the quality of its cuisine.

Five Star Diamond Award