A taste of Yucatan Cuisine in Chicago

  • 5(63)
  • Chicago, IL, 60622, United States
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A taste of Yucatan Cuisine in Chicago
Refundable

Provided byCarla

  • 1 hour, 30 minutes

  • 2 - 8 participants

Ronaldo and I are passionate people with a special heart for travel. I'm from Mexico, and both Ronaldo and I have lived in Spain and now Chicago - cities were fell in love with for its diversity and art. Art is important to both of us. I have a background in photography and Ronaldo has a background in Flamenco dancing (Ronaldo co-founded the “12 Tiempos Flamenco Company” in Chicago). When we are not working on our art, we are in the kitchen focused on our other passion - food. In Spain, I was fortunate enough to work at the Michelin Star Restaurant, Carles Abellan. Now in Chicago, we pay homage to the Mexican classics and Spanish staples we fell in love with and work in the local influences from Chicago into our cuisine

Included

  • Digestif

  • Cocktail

  • Guests can bring alcohol

  • Aperitif

What you get

Menu

  • XTABENTÚN COCKTAIL

    FRESH BEGINNING - Xtabentún is a mayan licor come from honey. we are making a sweet vanilla Xtabentún cocktail.

    AGUA FRESCA - Hibiscus infusionated water with cinnamon and ginger. Fresh and Healthy

  • APPETIZER

    TROPICAL STARTER - Tostada means, crispy tortilla, with fresh layered tuna, avocado,chipotle mayonnaise, and home made hot sauce

  • SOUP

    SOUP - Lima is not lime, is not lemon or even k-lime is a kind of lemon but sweeter, this soup is make with chicken broth , onions, garlic, peppers and love.

  • MAIN DISH

    PIBIL CHICKEN - Slow roasted chicken infusion for 24 hours Pibil. This is a paste make it from axiote, is red, and little sweet and citrus , with sutil spices, vinegar onions

    GREEN RICE - seasoned rice with jalapeño pepper and cilantro leaves.

  • DESSERT

    MARQUESITAS - Marquesitas is the popular night street food, is a crispy crepe with nutella and swiss cheese filling, sounds weird but is absolutely the paradise. sweet and perfect end

    COFFE OR TEA

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5(63 Reviews)
Anonymous()
Oct 11, 2021

Carla is a world-class host! Beautiful home with artsy decor. Food was amazing and entertainment took me back to my days in Barcelona. Would highly recommend to anyone!

Anonymous()
Sep 20, 2021

Wonderful event. Great atmosphere and delicious food, everything was perfect and so enjoyable.

Anonymous()
Oct 6, 2019

Carla’s Mole Class was the perfect surprise anniversary gift for my husband and friends. It was a great group activity with everyone adding their special touches to the sauce. After we had made the amazing mole we all enjoyed dinner in Carla’s lovely condo. Thanks for making it a memorable and entertaining evening.

Anonymous()
Aug 20, 2019

I had gifted this experience to my parents. They had an overall average experience ( other than the food). It felt over priced for what was offered. A couple of things that can be improved : - host should sit and eat or atleast Give company to the guests while they are eating. My parents felt very out of place as the host was cleaning and going about her housework while they ate by themselves. The host could have spoken and connected with them about her travel and chef experiences. -some dishes from the dessert and appetizer were missing from the actual menu that was cooked. Different than what was published with the experience. If the host decides not to make something they need to communicate or reduce the price for the experience. I was surprised and didn’t find value for money for the experience as two items were not made from the menu and we weren’t informed about them. - host should take care of housekeeping items like cleanliness of the Aprons that are provided to the guests.

Anonymous()
Jun 13, 2019

Carla and Rolando were warm, welcoming and very attentive to all the guests there. The tapas were delicious and the timing was perfect. The flamenco dancing was entertaining, enjoyable and fun. The four of us in our party agreed that the sangria was totally watered down and tasted like flavored water. The other thing we were surprised about was that the mole we were given (as an extra) was served without anything to put it on....i.e. tortilla, cracker, plain cookie (like Bischoff). Never heard of it being served that way.

Anonymous()
Jun 2, 2019

Carla and her home were all things warm, fun and hospitable. I booked this experience last minute as an anniversary gift, and would do it again in a heartbeat!

Product details

Locations

  • Chicago, IL, 60622, United States

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel 2 days before your event you will receive a 100% refund

Times

available daily from 20:30 to 22:00

How long before the event do I need to book?

You can book at any time before the event

Price

  • Prices from $94 / person

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Discover the culinary delights of Yucatan, a rich and diverse state in Mexico, at this amazing dinner in the Chicago West Side prepared by a Michelin-trained Mexican chef. • 4-course dinner inspired by the flavors of Yucatan, Mexico • Aperitif, cocktails and digestif are included, guests can also BYOB • Communal dining for 2 to 8 people • Carla is a Michelin-trained chef from Mexico About your host, Carla: “I’m a Michelin-trained chef who has worked in restaurants like Carles Abellan in Spain. My husband is a professional Flamenco dancer who founded the group '12 Tiempos Flamenco Company'. We welcome guests from around the world to our Chicago home for a unique, memorable experience full of rich flavors.” Evendo is the world's largest online marketplace for unique culinary experiences with locals. Savor local food and enjoy intimate supper clubs, hands-on cooking classes and bespoke private dining events in beautiful homes and exclusive venues with your loved ones. Wellness Check: We ask all hosts and guests to confirm that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms before attending an Evendo event. We also ask all participants to limit physical interactions including bypassing the customary welcome handshake.

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