Private Cook

Get a taste of Costa Rican culture while you enjoy the luxury of having a local cook for your party at your location. There are 5, 3-course, family style meals to chose from which include all ingredients, on-site preparation, table set-up, family style platter service, and all clean-up. We service parties as small as 4 to gatherings as large as 20, anywhere from Las Catalinas to Hacienda Pinilla.

5 menu to choose from

Chose from any of the menus below and know that we are more than happy to cater to any special needs, allergies, or specific requests. You may also select add-on options to customize your event, such as Specialty Cocktails, Passed Hors d'Oeuvres or wines from our Wine List.

el pescador

Aguacate Relleno con Ceviche y Chips de Plantano
Avocado stuffed with ceviche, with plantain chips


Ensalada de Repollo
Costa Rican cabbage salad

Dorado al Ajillo
Sautéed fresh mahi mahi with garlic and lime

Crispy yucca

Brocoli y Coliflor
Broccoli & cauliflower


Arroz con Leche
Rice pudding

el campesino

Chips de Yuca con Palmito
ucca chips with heart of palm dip

Ensalada Verde
Mixed green salad with spicy pineapple vinaigrette

Chuletas de Cerdo
Pork chops with carmelized onions

Arroz y Frijoles
Rice & beans

Queque de Elote Dulce
Sweet corn cake with whipped cream

Mar y Tierra

Empanadas de Queso
Cheese empanadas

Ensalada Verde
Mixed green salad with a pejibaye vinaigrette

Marinated skirt steak

Pinchos de Camarones
Shrimp skewers

Puree de Camote
Costa Rican sweet potato puree

Pie de Limon
Lime pie

el tico

Frijoles Molido con Patacones
Refried beans with crispy plantains

Ensalada Verde Con Limon
Mixed green salad with a herb lime vinaigrette

Arroz con Pollo
Chicken, rice & vegetables

Vegetales Salteatos
Sautéed vegetables

Tres Leches
Three milks cake

la costa

Pejibaye Relleno
Stuffed palm nut

Ensalada Verde
Mixed green salad with citrus vinaigrette

Sizzling seafood platter with octopus, catch of the day, shrimp, calamari, mussels, lime juice, and garlic

Arroz Areglado
Seasoned rice

Picadillo de Zanahoria y Chayote
Sautéed carrots and squash

Flan de Coco
Coconut flan in a coconut shell