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“Great food, service, value and a song to boot!”

Epicurean Chef Services
Reviewed May 9, 2012

We had a couple of meals catered by Carlos and Tani while in PDC at the end of march. Couldn't be happier. Fantastic food, good portions and likely less expensive than many of the meals we went out for. Real, non-pretentious people who served our Sangria to us at the hot tub, showed us the steak and fish and then cooked them to perfection. And if you want they'll linger on after the meal to chat and toast some more. No clean up, no hassle. I'd easily do it again. (Get Carlos to sing, he's got a great voice.)

I must throw in something constructive so I'd suggest that the tortilla soup be heated a bit more when serving outside. That wind can cool things down fast.

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Reviewed April 16, 2012

If you're in Playa del Carmen/Playa Car and looking for an evening of fantastic food, sangria's and terrific company, then I wholeheartedly suggest Epicurean Chef Services. Our group of four were fortunate enough to enjoy the best meal of our vacation earlier this April. Dinner consisted of Pico de Gallo, Spanish Tortilla, Paella and of course, Carlo's special Sangria. The freshest produce and seafood were careully selected and the care and attention given to the preperation and cooking made this meal absolutely amazing.
Carlos and Tani were wonderful in entertaining us while they prepared and cooked our meal, we even learned the secret to making an awesome sangria.
Booking and getting everything set up was a breeze.
We look forward to hiring Epicurian Chef Services next time we're visiting the area.
Our thanks go to Carlos and Tani.

- Suzanne, Lindsay, Sean and John

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Reviewed March 26, 2012

We stayed in playa and had Epicurean Chef Services cook a meal in our condo. It was an excellant meal cooked by very nice people. The service provides all food and even does thier own cleanup. You provide the the kitchen and utenziles and be very hungry. The special drinks and appies were awesome.Carlos and Tani were on time and a excellent sourse of enterainment for the evening. Thank you Carlos and Tani

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Reviewed March 10, 2012

Carlos and Tani - thank you so much for giving us such a spectacular evening! Very professional right from the prompt email correspondence through to the cleanup. Carlos and Tani made everything from scratch onsite, except the tortilla chips (they too were very good). 4 couples enjoyed tortilla chips, pico de gallo, guacamole, 2-colour soup (cream of poblano with cream of carrot) and Mole Oaxaqueño (chicken mole) with roasted poblano rice. Everything was amazing - fresh tasting and plentiful. Both are more than willing to discuss ingredients and preparation techniques. We would definitely recommend Epicurean as a wonderful way to spend an evening. Loved every minute! Mike and Linda

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Reviewed March 8, 2012

We were fortunate enough to be in Playa Del Carmen over Valentines Day, 2012 so my friend and I decided to surprise our wives with a special dinner prepared in-home, a much better option to dealing with crowded restaurants. Clandestine e-mails were traded for weeks prior to our arrival to plan all the details of our special evening. Carlos and Tani arrived with all the ingredients and skills to create an unforgettable dinner for us. Not only did they provide us with a delicious, authentic meal, but also with conversation and laughter that is usually reserved for long time friends. It is without hesitation that all of us encourage anyone wishing for a great in-home meal to contact Epicurean Chef Services. Our personal favorites were the Aztec soup and Chilies en Nogado. Book as early as possible as their schedule fills quickly. Buen Provecho!

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