This is Cucharamama, which means: “MOTHER SPOON.”
The name became a symbol of the women who reign over their kitchens with their spoons and their delicious meals, a most fitting tribute for a restaurant ruled by women.
Maricel Presilla, owner, and her business partner, Clara Chaumont, opened the restaurant as an homage to South America
It´s menu features classic, traditional dishes from different regions in Latin America.
What makes this restaurant so unique is the flavor, the wood burning oven, gives to its beautiful Latin American dishes.
Maricel Presilla has won many awards including The James Beard Award for the Best Chef.
She has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, on Today Show amd has even coked for president Obama,.
Also, she has written several cookbooks that have impacted the industry.