Host an In-house dining experience for your next occasion with Master Chef Australia 2022 3rd runner-up and now Private Chef, Keyma Vasquez, and taste bold Latin American and Caribbean flavours with a modern approach, in the comfort of your house.
Keyma prides herself on delivering more than food, as each dish comes with a story, a legacy filled with culture and love, as you immerse yourself in this intimate experience, Keyma will take you through a cultural journey.
Choose from unique rotational 3-course or 5-course menus developed by Keyma, inspired by her travels and her cooking journey combining unique regional South American techniques with local ingredients, or indulge yourself and your guests with her Signature dishes in a one-of-a-kind dining experience by booking a Tasting Menu.
Keyma and team are also open to work on Special Menus featuring other cuisines to suit your needs.
If you are looking for something more casual we offer catering in the form of Grazing Tables, Latin Tapas night, and Canape selection, menus on request.
We can cater for dietary needs such as Vegetarian, and Gluten Free, and menu customisation.
how it works?
Keyma and Team will get the freshest seasonal ingredients, cook at your location, serve and introduce the dishes, clean and leave you with a smile.
Food prep happens at your location, you'll need to provide a complete functional kitchen, (equipped with oven, cooktop, pots, pans, utensils, bowls, fridge and freezer space) all serving ware, and crockery. You are responsible for setting up the table and drinks service.
Shared and Plated Dishes
Entrée (Choose 1)
(Plantain Chips, Seafood cocktail, Coriander Pico, Avocado crema)
(Marinated butterflied King prawns, Garlic Coriander Mojo, Butterbean puree, Prawn head and chili oil)
Main (Choose 1)
(Marinated & grilled choice of |fish / prawns / chicken| spiced curry sauce, tropical fruit chow, mofongo)
(Wine and warm spices stew with choice of | lamb / beef / kangaroo | , kidney beans - pineapple -avo salad, coconut lime rice)
Dessert (Choose 1)
(Cream cheese & condensed milk baked custard, tropical sorbet, Toasted Coconut)
Tropical Choux buns
(Choux au craquelin, mango cremeaux, tropical jam, fresh fruit)
Shared and Plated dishes - Vegetarian options available
Snacks (Choose 2)
(Haloumi sticks wrapped in flaky dough, chipotle guava sauce)
(Grilled cornmeal discs, chicken & avo apple salad, coriander mayo)
(Ripe plantain, feta, aniseed, cornmeal Venezuelan style pretzels, feta mousse)
(Colombian cassava fritters filled with cheese or beef, Ajicero sauce)
(Bolivian style empanadas filled with mince chicken, beef or mushrooms, Llauja 'spicy sauce')
Entrée (Choose 1)
Vuelve a la vida
(Marinated mix seafood, Venezuelan cocktail sauce, avocado mousse, arepa tuile)
(Peruvian chilies marinated and grilled skewers w/ choice of |beef / chicken / octopus|, parsnip chips, chimichurri sauce)
(choice of Butter beans | Prawns | Fish, marinated in yellow citrus dressing, red onion, red chili, coriander, sweet potato crips)
(Potato Leek soup, Choice of chicken | Enoki Mushrooms , feta, potatoes, sweet corn, fried bread)
Main (Choose 1)
Trucha al ajillo
(Grilled Rainbow trout (or Oyster Mushrooms), Garlic parsley mojo, whey sauce, roasted crispy potatoes)
(Marinated Skirt steak, Chorizo, Chimichurri, roasted seasonal veggies, palmito salad)
(Crispy pork belly | Roasted cauliflower, cranberry red mole, toasted almonds, fresh green salad)
(Roasted choice of Eggplants | Mushrooms | Chicken, Pipian sauce , toasted sesame seeds and pepitas, side of rice or quinoa and salad)
Pre-dessert (Keyma's choice)
Dessert (Choose 1)
Fruity Tres Leches
(Sponge soaked in three milks , seasonal fruit compote, torched marshmallow icing)
(Chocolate pannacota, Latin style churros, cinnamon lime dust, choice of dulce de leche | chocolate sauce | berry sauce)
(Flaky pastry turnovers filled with cream cheese and guava, orange caramel)
(Feta ice cream / parfait, dulce de leche, feta white chocolate rocks, cornstarch cashew tuiles, blackberry jam)
A tasting night going through some of the most acclaimed and elaborate dishes Keyma created during her Master Chef Journey and some of her exclusive pop ups.
Keyma will choose dishes from the following list to suit your needs, please advise when booking about dietary requirements and preferences.
Some items might be unavailable due to seasonality.
You'll get a mixture of snacks, entrée, main and dessert plates 6 to 7 different dishes as a set menu.
(Masa grilled bread filled with bean and cheese, topped with fermented slaw, chipotle mayo, chicharron, pork)
Buñuelos de Yuca
(Cassava and cheese fritters, whipped coriander garlic butter, panela honey)
(Jerk marinated choice or Pork, Chicken, Mushrooms, BBQ jerk sauce, green mango slaw, cashews)
(Cured snapper, Leche de tigre, rocotto emulsion, chilies, shallots, mustard cress, cashews)
(Cured scallops | prawns, red chili watermelon dressing, tequila, compressed watermelon, cured cucumber, shallots, pickled watermelon rind, coconut granita)
(Seafood stew, octopus, scallop, prawn, coriander oil, lime plantain)
Modern Caribbean Curry
(Roasted curry, Marinated Grilled Prawns or Fish, Rich Coconut curry sauce, Pineapple chow, Domplina)
Chupe de Camarones
(Rich Latin sytle bisque, Grilled prawns, Green oil, queso fresco, sour cream, potato, corn, egg)
Modern Venezuelan Hallaca
(Cornmeal tamal, filled with rich mushroom or pork belly stew, sofritto sauce, pickled red onions, chili, sour cream)
Flavours of Cachapas
(Tasmanian goat´s feta, truffled sweet corn puree, chargrilled corn, lime, pepperberry crusted pork loin, truffle sauce)
(Potato, confit leeks, oyster veloute, oyster emulsion, coriander oil)
Mandarin Crème Caramel
(Citrus crème caramel, candied mandarin, charndonnay mandarin syrup, baby basil, chocolate soil)
Tarragon Pineapple dessert
(Tarragon sour cream ice cream, roasted pineapple,
(Spiced cake, eggnog ice cream, toasted coconut, pineapple, ginger, lime granita, dulce de leche sauce)
Prickly pear mess
(Almond sponge, prickly pear, lime, tequila sorbet, prickly pear gel, mint crème fraiche rocks)