Anne Shadle has served as the Mayan Cafe’s General Manager since helping to launch the restaurant in 2007. A trusted partner to Chef Ucan, Anne’s brother-in-law, she is recognized by customers and food critics alike for her ability to create a consistently pleasing customer experience. Whether it’s crafting a catering menu to match a client’s distinct needs, selecting boutique wines to complement the flavors of Ucan’s dishes, or leading a team of servers and managers who share her enthusiasm for knowledgeable service, Anne works with the customer in mind. Like Chef Bruce, she is professionally and personally committed to running a sustainable business.
Family Farmed is a group out of Chicago dedicated to expanding the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food. They have a website called Good Food on Every Table where they feature stories of farm to table pioneers in Chicago and neighboring cities. They recently interviewed and featured our owners, Chef Bruce […]
tags: Anne Shadle, Bruce Ucan, Family Farmed, Farm-to-table, Good Food on Every Table, local food
This month, we are featuring berries in all of our special dishes. The first strawberries of the year are the truest indicator that the warm weather is here to stay. The difference between a local stawberry and a Kroger strawberry is probably as dramatic as the difference between good, strong Kentucky bourbon and some watered […]
On Saturday, March 19, Katie & Tim got married at Copper & Kings. This is a brandy distillery in the Butchertown neighborhood which has several event spaces mixed in with their brandy-making equipment. It’s a beautifully renovated building with great light, an awesome sky deck and exposed brick. Katie & Tim were so great to work with- relaxed, […]
tags: caterer, catering, Copper & Kings, farm-to-table catering, louisville caterers, Mayan Cafe catering, please & thank you
At the Mayan Cafe, we have made several versions of churros over the years, always tweaking what’s the secret inside them. We started with bananas, moved to peaches, added a tiny bit of flan rolled in there, and are currently filling them with creamy mascarpone cheese. The most important part is the batter though. The […]
tags: chef bruce's secrets, churros, dessert recipes, Recipes