Private Chef - Chef's Special

Enjoy a light yet decadent menu featuring a few of Chef Gustavo's favorite recipes.

Chef Gustavo presents three of his favorite dishes in this gourmet private chef experience. Begin with a quinoa salad studded with bell peppers, tomatoes, manchego cheese, walnuts and cilantro, then sink your fork into your fish entomatado entrée with tomato sauce, potatoes, red bell peppers, white wine and lemon juice. Finish with classic flan, an egg custard flavored with orange essence and topped with cream caramel.

Guests are welcome to provide wine and beer to accompany the menu, and may request pairing recommendations from the chef upon booking.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 5
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Chef Arrival Time 2 hours prior to the selected serving time

What's included

The ingredients
The cooking
The service
The washing up
COVID-19 protocols this chef will implement are:
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Reviews guests left for other experiences with Chef Gustavo



09 Jul 2024

My husband and I loved our date night cooking lesson! Chef Gustavo is a great teacher and we learned skills we plan to use everyday at home while making a delicious dinner.



23 Jun 2024

Chef Gustavo is a passionate and knowledgeable chef. I enjoyed my class! The food was excellent.



18 Jun 2024

My wife and I had such a great experience with Chef Gustavo. I would highly recommend this cooking class. The food and conversation was great and we learned so much.

Meet your chef

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Latin American cuisine is what Chef Gustavo is all about. As the owner and executive chef of Rumba Café in Adams Morgan for 20 years, he understands this cuisine more than anything else. He draws his inspiration from his own travels through Latin America, the Caribbean, France, Spain and more. He studied at L’ Academie de Cuisine and is knowledgeable in French cuisine as well. He is available to teach classes in both English and Spanish.

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.

Chef Gustavo will travel to guests within Washington, D.C. for this experience.

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