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Doris Rivera, Chef Privado in Sayulita Mexico

Doris Rivera, Chef Privado

Highlights
Highly experienced, professional catering services
In home services in Sayulita & San Pancho
Specializing in local flavours and traditional Riviera Nayarit dishes
Following strict protocols for your comfort and safety
Serving generous and colourful meals
Customized meals for your dietary needs.
Doris Rivera, chef privado in Sayulita provides hearty and delicious home style meals, safely prepared and served in the comfort of your own home.
 
Doris Rivera specializes showcasing the local flavors and traditional cooking of the Riviera Nayarit. Doris Rivera is well known in Sayulita for serving generous portions of colorful, mouth-watering dishes in her clients' homes. Doris will come to your house or vacation rental in Sayulita or San Pancho (San Francisco) allowing for a socially distanced yet comfortable meal experience. She and her staff/family wear masks at all times.
 
Doris Rivera and her team all following strict sanitary protocols to ensure your safety and comfort in preventing the spread of COVID 19
 
Doris Rivera, Chef Privado in Sayulita offers suggested meal templates, which center around a traditional main course along with side dishes, agua frescas, guacamole, and optional ceviche. 
 
Doris Rivera's signatures dishes include but are not limited to:
  • Enchiladas
  • Sopes
  • Tacos
  • Fajitas
  • Shrimp a la diabla
  • Chiles rellenos
  • Chilaquiles
  • Pozole
 
The meals can be further customized according to the clients' dietary needs and preferences or tastes. Doris Rivera is here to cater for you!
 
Check out our menu & prices under "menus & more" and ask us for other catering options.
 
Please use the contact form to reserve your next unique and unforgettable dining experience with Doris Rivera!

 

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Best breakfast in town!
We asked Doris to cook us breakfast at our rental house the day after our wedding - and wow! Best decision ever. Doris and her partner arrived at the house quietly, while we enjoyed our morning of sleeping in. We came downstairs to the outdoor dining table filled with food- table settings set perfectly, and the most magical spread of Chilaquiles, eggs, yogurt, granola, fresh fruits, homemade muffins, coffee, and juices! The food was incredible and the staff made sure you had fresh, hot coffee in your cup at all times. After breakfast, Doris and her partner cleaned the table, did all dishes, put extra food in to-go boxes, and left the kitchen clean as can be. When we come back to Sayulita, we so hope that Doris can cook for us again.
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Experienced: November, 2021
Wonderful experience!
We had the awesome experience of having Doris cook us a homemade Mexican meal of chicken & shrimp enchiladas in red sauce. The whole thing was great from start to finish. Doris & her son (?) arrived on time, whipped up some fresh & delicious pina coladas while we nibbled on guacamole (made with cucumber due to my aversion to onions - a thoughtful and refreshing substitution!) and chips. The value for money was excellent— they prepped, cooked, served and cleaned up right in the comfort of our casa and we had enough leftovers for another meal. Communication was great - both us & Doris used Google translate to overcome any language barriers. We will definitely hire Doris again for a private dinner the next time we’re in Sayulita!
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Experienced: November, 2021
Service, menus and quality far exceeded our expectations!
Our group of 12 adults had the pleasure of Chef Doris and Jorge’s incredible cooking and top notch service while staying in Sayulita. We hired them for both breakfast and dinner 3 of our 5 nights. We communicated via email for several weeks prior to arrival, she was always quick to reply and honored our every request and more.

They always arrived early, were well prepared, friendly, discreet and clean up was meticulous.

Every course offered much variety with an abundance of food and delicious from start to finish. They also did a wonderful job accommodating two members of our group that have gluten and seafood allergies, and for our friend celebrating a birthday she prepared a special birthday cake.

We would highly recommend Chef Doris and Jorge, they make an excellent team!
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Experienced: October, 2021
Fantastic Meal, Delightful Experience
Doris and her team made an *incredible* meal for our first night in Sayulita. The house smelled wonderful as they made so many lovely dishes and sauces. We will be having her back later in the week and can't wait. Get the ceviche! Divine!
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Experienced: October, 2021
Best meals in Sayulita!!!
Doris and son Jorge prepared our favorite meals for us in Sayulita while there for a week. My wife and I traveled there for a week and had them prepare breakfast, lunch, cocktails and dinner for us and our 4 sons and 2 girlfriends. We left a lot of the menus up to her as we are not picky and can assure you that she blew us away. Huevos rancheros, chilaquiles, breakfast tacos, mahi mahi tacos, shrimp ceviche, rice (my fav), beans, huachinango (fried whole snappers), cole slaw (best I’ve ever had), agua frescas, juices, mojitos, margaritas, guacamole and all the different salsas that she makes!!!! Low key heat to super spicy. They set the tables, serve you and clean up afterwards. There is nothing for you to do but enjoy and the kitchen is clean when they leave. We were blown away. Love. Thank you Doris!
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Experienced: August, 2021
The Best food we had during our week in Sayulita!
We asked Doris to cook and create what she likes best! Seriously, we had the best meals of the entire week prepared in our (rental) home by Doris and Jorge. She was lovely to work with, set the tables, left leftovers, and did a beautiful job of cleaning up. Look no further for your private chef!!
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Experienced: July, 2021
Wonderful meal, wonderful people... Extraordinary service
We were very late in planning a birthday meal at our vacation home... Thankfully Sayulita Life had WhatsApp communication with Doris!

They prepared a wonderful traditional Mexican meal, in our home... so fresh, so good (oh and the smells, wow!). Provided us with freshly blended cocktails AND brought cervesa on VERY short notice. What service!

They cleaned EVERYTHING. When they left... The only reason you knew they were there were the great leftovers in the fridge... Which made for great breakfast.

And her pricing was AMAZING. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!
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Experienced: June, 2021
Doris is a gem!
Doris created the most amazing dining experience for our family last night. We worked together on a menu, but I asked her to finalize the details so that the dishes could reflect the local cuisine. She exceeded our expectations! I strongly advise adding a first course of ceviche and margaritas - wow...nothing in the states tastes as good! The grilled mahi-mahi was beyond delicious and the portions are very generous - lots of leftovers for lunch today! When they left, the kitchen was spotless. She and her son Jorge are delightful and talented chefs and hosts and next time we visit Sayulita, we will be calling them for sure.
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Experienced: April, 2021
La mejor chef de Sayulita
Simplemente fabuloso. Gran cocina mostrada por doris en la cena que reservamos, en todo momento un gran trato, cumplen estrictamente con medidas covid, es económicoo y lo más importante, es una gran persona. Lo recomiendo además de que repiteré cuando vuelva.
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Experienced: April, 2021
The BEST private chef experience!!
Amazing food and amazing service! Doris created an incredible dining experience for us multiple times and never disappointed. I would hire Doris for all of my meals if I could. I plan to use her catering service in the future and would highly recommend her to any of my family and friends.
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Experienced: January, 2021
Doris in Sayulita Mexico
Owner/Manager Name
Doris
Bio
Doris Rivera lives just outside Sayulita. She grew up in a traditional Mexican home and was exposed from an early age to the flavors of the region. Her "training" occurred when she was a young wife and mom, cooking for her family. Despite looking ... [Read more]

Doris Rivera lives just outside Sayulita. She grew up in a traditional Mexican home and was exposed from an early age to the flavors of the region. Her "training" occurred when she was a young wife and mom, cooking for her family. Despite looking after four children, she found artistry and perfectionism in the kitchen. Never content, always striving to improve her skill, she bought and borrowed regional cookbooks, and practiced all the recipes, again and again. Eventually, she began to experiment and find her own "voice" as a chef. Later, working as a cleaning woman for a vacation rental in Sayulita, Doris was "discovered" when guests asked her to cook. Person after person commented in amazement that the best meal they had in Sayulita was the one made by the "cleaning woman." In her quiet and simple way, by preparing beautiful meals that speak for themselves, Doris has made a name for herself. The demand for her services grew to the point that it is now a full-time job.

Price Range:
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Hours of Operations:
4:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Notes:
We offer catering services 7 days a week. We are flexible with hours.
We offer in-home catering services
+52 322-138-6543
(Please mention Sayulita Life)
Visitors:
2,286
Amenities
Beer/Wine
In-Home Service
Kid Friendly
Out-of-Area Service
Reserve Online/Phone
Language
English
Spanish

Meals
Dinner

Beer/Wine
In-Home Service
Kid Friendly
Out-of-Area Service
Reserve Online/Phone
Language
English
Spanish

Meals
Dinner