Tania Cuevas recently launched her private chef and catering business in Miami: Chef-Tania. The young chef offers a cuisine with Franco-Mexican flavors that gives pride of place to authentic products and tastes, and brings together the best of Mexico and France in colorful and festive dishes.
Tania Cuevas’ cuisine is a mix of cultures, Latin influences and French know-how, favoring seasonal ingredients, authentic flavors, with the added bonus of colorful creativity and meticulous care taken in dressing. “French and Mexican cuisines are very diverse, I merge the two to keep only the best, and to make them mutually enriching”. This young chef has a unique gastronomic universe that is both traditional and modern, offers generous, joyful and colorful dishes… like works of art! She skilfully mixes Mexican and French gastronomy to create high-end Franco-Mexican dishes. “For me, cooking is above all about sharing. In Mexico, it is rooted in our culture, meals are very convivial moments during which we transmit joy, love through the dishes, and we discuss for hours. ! “.
She studied restaurant management (and the basics of cooking) at the University in Mexico, then at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne. She then specialized in “health & well-being” gastronomy, which opened the doors to the Ministry of Health in Mexico City where she became the Minister’s private chef. “I then understood that my place was not in management, but in a kitchen, where I could let my hearteactivitye ! “.
Anxious to acquire modern culinary techniques and to immerse herself in French gastronomy, she then trained at the “Le Cordon Bleu” institute in Paris. “an incredible discovery ! », then worked in the kitchens of the prestigious Hôtel Ritz and Fouquet’s. In order to promote modern Mexican cuisine in France (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), she created her catering and private chef business. A year later, she Among her clients, the United States Embassy (Paris), Luxaviation, In Fine Gourmet, Randy Kerber or Salma Hayek. In Miami, she collaborates with The Setaï and the Consulate of Mexico.
Tania Cuevas has shaped a culinary identity around values that are dear to her: authenticity, respect for products and producers, emotion and sharing. If you want to surprise your customers, delight your friends, or treat your taste buds to a unique experience… contact Chef-Tania!