Alex Cantu is the new executive chef at Perfecto Mundo in Commack.
Cantu had been the restaurant's sous chef. He succeeds Steven Del Lima, who earned the eatery a three-star rating in Newsday in 2010.
Juan Carlos takes over as sous chef at the Latin-fusion restaurant. Earlier, Carlos cooked at Black & Blue Seafood Chophouse in Huntington.
The eclectic menu at Perfecto Mundo features dishes such as pulled-beef barbecue arepas, pecan-crusted manchego cheese fritters, coriander-crusted pork tenderloin, red-chile and honey-glazed king salmon, quesadillas and pupusas.
Perfecto Mundo is in the Northgate Shopping Center, 1141-1 Jericho Tpke., Commack; 631-864-2777.
Latin-fusion fare at Perfecto Mundo.