Anne Shadle

Anne Shadle

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.

Edible Louisville Local Hero Award

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Edible Louisville's Local Hero Award Winner!

We are so honored to have been named Edible Louisville’s Local Hero for Chef/Restaurant for the 3rd time! This award means a great deal to Chef Bruce because of his personal dedication to local sourcing. You can find him most Saturday mornings at the farmer’s markets, often accompanied by his two small daughters who are assuredly eating […]

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Scallop Ceviche Recipe

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Scallop Ceviche

Scallop Ceviche Special | April 2015 INGREDIENTS 1 lb bay scallops 3 limes 1/2 chayote, julienned into thin strips 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds salt to taste 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp basil microgreens SAUCE 1 dried, seedless guajillo pepper 1 tsp fresh ginger 2 cups water 2 tbsp vinegar 1 lime salt […]

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April 2015 Feature Menu | Scallops

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Scallop Ceviche

This month, we are featuring several types of scallops in our specials. These delicacies, both large and small, can be made into so many elegant dishes. This month, our farmers are bringing in lots of greens – microgreens, collard greens, lettuces – so we are pairing these with the scallops. We hope you enjoy the freshness of […]

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Quail Egg Salbutes Recipe

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Salbutes

This month, we are featuring different types of eggs on our special menu. One egg that we always have fun with is the quail egg. Try this dish – our traditional salbutes – with black beans and these tiny fried quail eggs. There are several steps, but once you get the hang of making the […]

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March Feature Menu: Eggs

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This March, we are featuring various types of eggs in our specials – chicken eggs, duck eggs, quail eggs – there are many varieties and also, many ways to cook them. In the middle of winter, we know that comfort food is what you crave, so warm up with these dishes and pair them with this killer Argentine […]

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White Bean Chile Recipe

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White Bean Chile

Our specials this month all incorporate beans, and one of the highlights is Bruce’s White Bean Chile. We wanted to share the recipe with you knowing that you may want to eat this delicious soup everyday of the week. It takes a couple hours of cooking time, but is totally worth the wait. Enjoy!   […]

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Secrets of Louisville Chefs LIVE featuring Chef Bruce

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Chef Bruce doing a cooking demo

We are thrilled to announce that Chef Bruce will be featured on Secrets of Louisville Chefs LIVE! on Saturday March 7. He will be preparing one of our most traditional fish entrees – the tikin-xic – as well as our famous lima beans! You can purchase tickets from Mint Julep Tours to be a part […]

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Tamale + Tequila Mondays | Jan-March 2015

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Escape the cold this winter by joining us on Monday evenings for our tamale and tequila specials. Sip on craft, aged tequilas paired with Chef Bruce’s handmade tamales, and your winter woes will soon be gone. All of the tamales are gluten-free and every other week will feature a vegetarian tamale.  We want all of […]

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February Feature Menu | Beans

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White Bean Chile

This month, we are featuring various types of beans in our specials. Lima beans, white beans, black beans – beans are a staple of the cuisine of the Yucatan. There are many varieties and also, many ways to cook them. In the middle of winter, we know that comfort food is what you crave, so warm up […]

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Rabbit Story | Insider Louisville

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Rabbit: Is it destined to be Louisville’s ‘new white meat’? by Kevin Gibson Insider Louisville January 20, 2015 Kevin Gibson from Insider Louisville has really done his rabbit research. Quoting sources that promise rabbit is the new white meat, he purports that things could be changing on the meat scene in Louisville. Gibson talks with […]

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