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We hired Sofia to cater a welcome dinner for 40 family and friends. It was so amazing!! Simple yet delicious. She served us appetizers, beef tacos (with her specialty black beans and coconut - don't miss it!!), different flavoured margaritas and mexican chocolate chili cake for dessert. Everything was perfect.

 

We will use her services again when we are in Sayulita!!

We hired Sofia for 1 night during our recent stay in Sayulita. All of us were blown away by her food. It was above and beyond what we expected. The flavors were complex but complemented each other perfectly. All the flavors were perfectly balanced. We also had her make us a drink of Horchata. It was the most amazing horchata I had ever had. It was thick and creamy and so yummy. All the food was presented beautifully and she left the kitchen more cleaned up than when she arrived. It was a 5 star service in the comfort of our home. I will definitely hire her again when we return.

Man, where to start raving about Sofia. From the first email exchange, Sofia demonstrated professionalism, organization, creativity, and flexibility. She catered a wedding rehearsal for us and 3 breakfasts for a group of 30+, and she couldn't possibly have made the experience easier for us.

 

The food was consistently fantastic, beautifully presented, and very apparently prepared with quality ingredients. If we come back to Sayulita (as I hope we do), I'd plan my trip around her availability. Truly, she's a gem.

Sofia and her team is amazing! You will not be disappointed in her food, presentation and professionalism. If you get the pleasure of working with Sofia make sure and have her make a batch of Sangria. Her white Sangria was my favorite drink at our wedding! And everyone raved about her pumpkin seed appetizer...delicious!!

 

 

Thank you again Sofia!

Love,

Erin, Trevor, Payton & Charlie

We hired Sofia and her staff to make food for our wedding reception. We had it at a private villa and Sofia was so accommodating. She helped us find a mariachi band and a bartender for the evening. While we had our ceremony, Sofia and her team set up the kitchen at our reception house and had everything smelling wonderful when we arrived. She was very sweet as were her employees. The food they all made was so good. Our whole family raved about it.

 

My favorite was the carnitas. She also made us a cake that she decorated with strawberries to make it more appropriate for the wedding. That was so awesome because it is not easy to find a wedding cake in Sayulita! When we were finished, everything was cleaned, spotless, and all leftovers put in the fridge. Thank you Sofia for making our day so special.

 

All the best,

Bryan and Josh

Sofia is an AMAZING Chef, Organized, on time, with so many extras, where to begin my admiration for her joyful caring to detail and to actually being able to find us.

This was my Son's Wedding in San Poncho, down a long bumpy dirt road to a private beach,. She showed up with her trucks and cooked for 40 people, the most delicious Mai Mai, Flank Steak, chicken for kids, and Churro truck After the Chocolate cake!

 

The tables and place settings were magnificent as well.

 

Sofia MUCHAS MUCHAS GRACIAS!!!

Abrazos

 

 

 

Shelah Peters, Mother of the Groom

Sofia came to our rental casa outside of Sayulita and prepared a scrumptious meal, which included Mohitos, Marguaritas, appetizers, and an exquisite dinner for 8. She had multiple menu suggestions, which we decided on ahead of time her flavorful dishes were beyond expectation. She served us out on our beachfront patio timing between courses afforded us ample time to enjoy conversation without feeling rushed.

 

Her gracious presence between the kitchen and patio was unintrusive, yet when we chatted with her she was friendly and informative the whole evening was memorable: charming hostess, awesome food with true Mexican flair, the best drinks, and a clean kitchen when all was done!

We hired Sofia to prepare a dinner on site for a large group (18) for my daughter's 30th birthday. Prior to arriving we communicated about the menu and made our selections with her help. We were extremely pleased with the quality of the ingredients, the variety and selection and her service.

 

She arrived, with a helper, about an hour and a half prior to cocktail hour. Quietly and efficiently prepped the meal, set up the bar as well as service tables.

 

Meal was fresh, local and DELICIOUS!! Would highly recommend Sofia and her mates.

We had the distinct pleasure of having Sofia chef up some lovely food twice on our recent trip to Sayulita. One meal was for a small intimate group of 6 and then another, for a small intimate group of 27! She handled both with such grace and hospitality, and the food was to die for.

 

It was such a treat to be able to relax in our rental home but to eat food that is better than any food in town....she was so skilled.

 

Our favorite was the Tomatillo Salad and of course the Flourless Tequila Chocolate Cake.

 

Thank you for your time and your lovely team!

Sofia was recommended to us by the family that provided our accommodations. We were visiting during the holidays and wanted a special memory to accompany our trip.

 

Sofia was tremendously responsive to our questions and created a personalized menu that included modifying certain recipes to account for allergies for one of our group.

 

She was punctual and came prepared with everything needed to produce an unforgettable meal for my family. She shared some kitchen secrets and recipes after dinner that we can not wait to put to use at home. When we are back in Sayulita we will absolutely plan on organizing another amazing dining experience with Sofia.

Chef Sofia came to our rental Casa with her assistant and made us a wonderful meal. She also has instruction while she cooked and showed me how to pull chicken correctly, how to make re-fried beans, and advised on the best peppers and limes for the job. It was my best friend's birthday and we want to treat her. Sofia allowed us to deviate from the planned option to suit our tastes.

 

She made is crazy good mojitos too. It was one of the most exciting things that I got to do while I was in Sayulita. Sofia is very forward, relaxed, informative, and friendly. I would love to hire her again.

 

We had chicken enchiladas, poblano rice, re-fried beans, and cheesecake. Everything was delicious and tastes heavenly.

 

You will not regret hiring Sofia.

Sofia visited us at our place in Sayulita on January 6, 2015 and treated us to a wonderful meal with delicious guava and classic margaritas. Sophia started us off with Shrimp Pate and it is the best thing I have ever had. She prepared it with all fresh ingredients and engaged us in a bit of history of the dishes she was making. We had a pork dish with rice and veggies (cannot remember the name of it but very good).

 

There were even leftovers for the four of us to enjoy the next day. Every dish was made in front of us except the key lime pie - this is a must try - it was light, yet very delicious and a perfect ending to a great meal.

 

I would highly recommend Sophia for any occasion, and we will defiantly have her make us a meal when we come back. Thank you Sophia one of our highlights of our trip. Take care

 

We recently had Sofia and her assistant Clementina prepare and serve cocktails, appetizers, and a multi-course meal for 14 while renting a house in Sayulita. The experience was exceptional. It was delightful to watch her prepare the fresh food and smell the sauces simmering throughout the afternoon. Her presentation and service was very professional and she took great care in explaining what we would be enjoying. We ordered two main courses so we could sample more flavors and were quite pleased with the Mahi-Mahi and Jungle Sauce and Green Chicken Mole. For dessert we feasted on Banana Brandy Bread Pudding and Kahlua Flourless Chocolate Cake.

 

The Kitchen was left cleaner than when she arrived!

We contacted Sofia on short notice to prepare a meal for a group of friends to cap off an amazing week in Sayulita. Sofia was very accommodating with our special menu requests and even found a way to efficiently serve us dinner on the roof top so we could enjoy the sunset. One of the best parts was the amazing aromas as Sofia and her assistant prepared the meal.

 

The only thing better were the flavors experienced when dining. The shrimp and the pork were outstanding entrees and the key lime pie was the perfect ending to a truly outstanding experience.

She was the icing on the cake of our wonderful family vacation in Sayulita. I'd read the reviews and so expected something wonderful… but somehow she exceeded even those words of high praise. Don't know how she does it, as we were in Sayulita at the busiest time and when she also was providing food for a wedding.

 

I would say don't miss this or that which we chose from her menu, but clearly from other reviews, all her food is fantastic. Wish we could have engaged her for more dinners, but she is much in demand. She did do two evenings of drop-off meals for us, and although we missed her lovely presence, the food was up to the same high standard. She definitely is at the top of our list of reasons for why we would love to return to Sayulita!

We hired Sofia for a private meal and she was great. Very professional and personable.

 

My friend and I both work in the food industry (she as a chef and restaurateur and myself as a cook), we both enjoyed learning new techniques and combining new flavors from Sofia.

 

She came to our bungalow, which was not a well equipped kitchen and she truly worked her magic!

 

Everything from her tamarind margaritas to her chocolate mole cake were delicious! I would hire her again and recommend her to others!

 

Made our Sayulita trip even more amazing... We had the distinct pleasure of having Sofia chef up some lovely food twice on our recent trip to Sayulita. One meal was for a small intimate group of 6 and then another, for a small intimate group of 27! She handled both with such grace and hospitality, and the food was to die for.

 

It was such a treat to be able to relax in our rental home but to eat food that is better than any food in town... she was so skilled. Our favorite was the Tomatillo Salad and of course the Chocolate Cake.

 

Thank you for your time and your lovely team!

I was sick while in Sayulita, and I don't know about you, but being around strangers in a strange place is not my idea of a good time. But there is was in a strange (and wonderful) place. And when Sofia showed up, it felt like a friend had come to cook.

 

The only difference is that none of my friends can cook like Sofia can. Listen, I live in Portland, Oregon, where there is no shortage of great chefs. Sofia is right up there with the best of them. Sofia will add a layer of pleasure to your visit to Sayulita that can't be underestimated.

 

She's a gem.

Delicious Meal and a Great Experience! Sofia and her sous chef prepared dinner at our rental home on our second night in Sayulita, and I wish she could've come back every night for the rest of our trip!

 

Every course was amazing, but my favorite was the cilantro pesto that Sofia made for the fish. I've been craving it since I got home and can't wait to try and make it myself (although I can't imagine it tasting as good!). It was so nice and relaxing to enjoy a delicious meal without having to leave the house or do any of the preparation.

 

I would highly recommend that anyone visiting Sayulita make this part of their itinerary!

Excellent Food prepared with a Wonderful Personality! Having Sofia prepare breakfasts and dinners for our family of six during our vacation in Sayulita was the best decision we made. Sofia clearly loves the art of cooking, and she has a warm and welcoming personality.

 

Every meal was absolutely delicious. Some of my favorites were her chicken mole, a cilantro pesto over fresh fish, and her toasted pumpkin seed dip with tortilla chips was absolutely superb! She has an incredibly delicious French toast recipe. And make sure you try her chocolate cake. Heaven! Sofia's meals were among the highlights of our vacation. Thank you, Sofia!

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