Private Chef - Authentic Haitian Fare

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Embark on a tasteful exploration of Haitian flavors throughout this four-course meal.

In this private chef experience, you'll get a taste of authentic Haitian dishes skillfully prepared by Chef Leon. Experience the flavors of this dynamic island over four courses, beginning with fried pork belly and fried green plantains, and rice tinted black by black mushrooms, a Haitian delicacy. For the main dish you'll enjoy short ribs in a sweet tomato and bell pepper sauce and creamy coconut flan topped with toasted coconut for dessert.

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 15
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 3.5 hours
  • Chef Arrival Time 1 hour prior to the selected serving time

What's included

The ingredients
The cooking
The service
The washing up

Reviews guests left for other experiences with Chef Leon



10 Aug 2023

Such an amazing and delicious experience! The chef was very friendly, the food was delicious, and the instructions were really helpful



17 Jun 2023

Chef Leon was versatile with the space that we had available in our hotel kitchen. He made it a fun and educational experience for me and my friends. The food was great!



01 May 2023

Chef Leon was a delight to cook with. My friend and I had a great time learning to cook jollaf rice from scratch. He was kind and respectful. He took great care in explaining each step and made the whole evening a memorable experience. Highly recommend him for your events!

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$ 119 Per person

All inclusive: 4-course meal, ingredients, cooking, service & clean up.

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Guyanese-born Chef Leon moved to New York City at the age of eight and found himself enamored by the diverse cuisines. Inspired by his mother, his love for cooking has led him to work with renowned chefs in some of the city’s top restaurants. Chef Leon brings years of experience and training to his mission to uplift, empower and highlight the Afro culinary community by sharing his culture and cuisine.

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Chef Leon will travel to guests within NYC for this experience.

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