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“Best meals we had in Playa del Carmen!”

Epicurean Chef Services
Reviewed January 29, 2012

Carlos and Tani are fantastic! They obviously enjoy what they do, and they do it superbly. The food was completely authentic and really delicious, and Carlos does a great job explaining just what we are eating. We had them prepare three meals for us in one week, and each one was incredible. They were always right on time, brought everything they needed, and even stopped to pick up some wine for us on the way! We will definitely call them when we are in Playa del Carmen again.

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Reviewed January 22, 2012

My husband and I stayed at El Taj in Playa in November to celebrate our ten year anniversary and the meal that Carlos and Tani prepared for us for definitely the highlight of our trip.
We thought it might be a little awkward having someone we didn't know come in and cook for us but we had nothing to worry about. Carlos and Tani were friendly, professional and funny. The meal that they prepared for us was outstanding. We started with fresh pico and sangria then had the aztec soup and finally the T n T. We were stuffed during the soup course but we had to at least try the tinga tostadas and shrimp tacos before Carlos and Tani packaged up our leftovers. The tinga tostadas were my husband's favorite and the aztec soup was my favorite.
The experience and food were totally worth it. We're planning on taking our family with us to PDC this fall and we will definitely be calling Tani and Carlos to cook for us again.

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Reviewed January 10, 2012

Our family really enjoyed the experience of having a great and authentic dinner cooked right in our condo. Tani and Carlos were great and our family was happy to take a night off from going out to the restaurants. We highly recommend Epicurean to any traveler in the Playa area.

2  Thank Joel F
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Reviewed December 31, 2011

Carlos and Tani arrived at our condo two days after Christmas. Our blender did not work and Carlos took a taxi home to get his. They prepared a marvelous meal of guacamole, sangria and chiles and Nogada. Everything was superb, but spending two hours with them in our condo was a special treat. Two days later we went to Carlos' restaurant (Tierra Espana on Ave. Constituentes between 15th and 20th for a wonderful meal and entertainment. Viva Epicurean!

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Reviewed December 24, 2011

My wife and I, and one of our sons and wife had an excellent meal prepared for us in our villa while vacationing in the Mayan Riviera near Playa del Carmen. Epicurean Chef Services ( Carlos and wife Tani ) will come to your home or vacation home to cook you a first class meal which you can pick ahead of time from their sample menus on their web page www.epicureanchefservices.com. We had the appetizer, guacamole chip dip, sangria to drink, and Mole Oaxaqueno (which was chicken covered with a mole sauce), all prepared in our kitchen. Carlos and wife Tani, explain everything that they are preparing, including the family history behind the meals ingredients, which originate from Carlos's close Mexican family upbringing. Not only do they prepare a fantastic meal, but the couple are very good at keeping everyone happy and entertained with conversation. The meal is very reasonably priced and is no more expensive than a good restaurant.
Terry and Fay Anderson

2  Thank Terry A
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