PRIVATE CHEF

CHEF PREPARED MENUS

Our private chef services cater anywhere from Flamingo, Tamarindo and the surrounding areas. This service includes all ingredients, preparation on-site by an experienced gourmet chef, table service by professional wait staff, plates, silverware, cloth napkins, clean-up, tax and service.

We service parties as small as two people to gatherings as large as 25.

Choose from one of the following menus below or contact us to customize.

Tropical Elegance

  • Coco Del Mar -Fresh shrimp, catch of the day, mussels sautéed with ginger and garlic. Finished with coconut milk, fresh basil, lime zest and served in a coconut.
  • Surf and Turf -Beef tenderloin, and lobster finished with a chileno hollandaise sauce. Paired with yucca croquette, and julienne vegetables.
  • Chocolate Trio -Mini chocolate volcano, espresso mousse with Café Rica, white chocolate truffle with macadamia nuts and a blackberry coulis.

El Classico

  • Grilled Pineapple & Brie -Wrapped in prosciutto served in a cucumber vase with a balsamic reduction.
  • Chateaubriand -Sliced beef served with potato pave, tomato confit quenelle and demi-glace.
  • Passion Fruit Cheesecake -Topped with passion fruit reduction and a tricolor coulis.

Pacific Coast

  • Yellow Fin Tower -Fresh yellow fin tuna, avocado, mango, red onion, and micro greens, prepared with fresh lime and extra-virgin olive oil.
  • Macadamia Encrusted Sea Bass -Served over rice sautéed with seasonal vegetables, light lemon grass foam, lime beurre blanc sauce and jumbo shrimp.
  • Coconut Ice Cream with Tropical Fruits -Flambeed with Costa Rican rum.

Guanacaste Gourmet

  • Ceviche Trio -Parrot fish ceviche, ostión ceviche, and passion fruit shrimp ceviche.
  • Smoked Sous Vide Pork Belly -Served over mashed potatoes, red beet puree, pineapple chutney, and garnished with chilero. 
  • Tropical Fruit Tartelette -With Costa Rica vanilla bean pastry cream and blackberry coulis.

El Tesoro

  • Smoked Coffee Rubbed Beef Tenderloin Skewers -Served with chipotle aioli every crispy patacon.
  • Yellow Fin Tuna -Over black risotto served with mussels, calamari and parmesan tuile.
  • Pinapple Tarte Tatin -Topped with basil ice cream.

Natural Balance -Vegan

  • Gazpacho Andaluz– With avocado puree and edible flowers.
  • Grilled Portobello Mushroom -Served with roasted red pepper couli and balsamic reduction. Topped with spaghetti cut seasonal vegetables and finished with a macadamia pesto.
  • Tropical Fruit Sorbet Trio -Strawberry, lime and mango.

Additional Options

Pre-Dinner Signature Cocktail -Choose one

  • Catalina Sunset –Vodka, fresh watermelon and a splash of cranberry juice.
  • Passion Fruit Margarita -Tequila,Grand Marnier and fresh passion fruit.
  • Coco Loco -Coconut water, cream, Guaro, rum, and tequila in a coconut.
  • Pineapple Cadillac  -Tequila, Grand Marnier, lime, and fresh pineapple. 
  • Endless Summer -Vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry, fresh strawberries, and a splash of lime.
  • Classic Mojito or Tamarind Mojito – On the rocks.

Passed Hors D’oeuvres

  • Crispy Local Organic Goat Cheese -With sweet and spicy mango chutney.
  • Crispy Patacon -Pork belly and grilled pineapple salsa.
  • Cremini mushroom -Stuffed with duxelle served with a parmesan tuille.
  • Request our full list by sending us a message!”

You can get it all in our popular All-Inclusive Package!

Make it easy and select our popular All-Inclusive Dinner Option which includes:

  • Signature cocktail
  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • First Course
  • Dessert
  • Wines paired by the chef
  • All service fees included
Let’s Celebrate!
Our team will be happy to help you turn your dinner party into an unforgettable experience.