While brunching at Towne, Jess from Gluten Free Boston Girl mentioned she had had the chance to try Kitchensurfing. Intrigued by the name and concept in general, I asked what it was. Low and behold, what I heard was music to my ears.
So here’s how it works:
1) The idea is you need a chef for something, anything.
2) Tell Kitchensurfing what you’re looking for : how many guests & your budget.
3) Search for chefs.
4) Customize your menu.
5) Book your chef. They come to YOU.
I have been craving a lot of Latin American food as the restaurant options are limited here. I was able to work with Andrea Morales who was an absolute sweetheart. Of Puerto Rican descent, I knew we’d get along just great. My roommate from BC that I care about dearly is from PR. More than that, I loved the food she’d introduce me to.
Our menu for the night:
Avocado Salad [avocados, tomatoes & red onions in a fresh cilantro vinaigrette]:
Pernil con Mojo [slow cooked pork shoulder, marinated overnight in a traditional mixture of fresh citrus, garlic, and spices] over Black Bean & Achiote Rice [black beans, slow cooked with garlic, onions, and chiles, served over achiote-scented rice]:
Tres Leches Cake:
Seriously, I’m obsessed. So what’s stopping you from trying it out? Nothing. Kitchensurfing is available in Berlin, Boston, Chicago, Hamptons, LA, and NYC. I’d recommend it for a cute date night, family dinner party, or to test out your culinary skills with a cooking lesson! Find out more here.
Note: I was provided a complimentary meal by Kitchensurfing; all opinions are my own.