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.
KENTUCKY MONTHLY “The Food Renaissance in New Louisville” by Sean Patrick Hill “…But it’s more than Southern hospitality; it’s the fact we are in a bistro on East Market Street in Louisville’s NuLu District, ground zero of trendiness in Louisville’s burgeoning arts and, especially, gastronomical scene…” Read this fantastic article here!
tags: Chef Bruce Ucan, Kentucky Monthly, NuLu
In preparation for Derby, we thought that celebrating some of the decadent desserts we offer would be appropriate. We also have several extremely fun dessert beverages to complement these goodies. We brought some old favs (the banana churros!) and tried some new ideas (a chocolate mint roulade…yum!) Check out the menu here : DESSERTS OJALDRA : puff [...]
tags: churros, derby, dessert, dessert beverages
We are so thrilled to show all of you this wonderful video, produced by Wright Studio, that shows the people and lives behind the Mayan Cafe. Take a moment to enjoy our story. Then go check out the amazing design team behind the camera – Shawn Wright and his folks at Wright Studio. Watch the [...]
A SPRING MIX OF GREENS The best thing about the month of May is the bounty of greens that we get from our farmers – Grateful Greens, Foxhollow Farm, Heritage Harvest, Field Day Family Farm, Jackson’s Produce … we could go on. There are so many delicious things you can do with greens, and we [...]
FARM-TO-TABLE SUMMER SPECIAL MENUS Throughout the summer months this year, we have decided to pay tribute to some of those amazing fruits & vegetables our local farms are harvesting. We will be offering special menus each month that feature one category of fruit or vegetable that is seasonal during that month. The menus will consist [...]
Get ready for this one, friends! Instead of our usual winter wine dinner, we have decided to think outside the box this year. On Thursday, March 14, we will be offering a tequila dinner! We will have two seatings – at 5pm and 8pm. The meal will feature Casa Noble tequilas, and their Master Distiller, [...]
“Eat Like a Mayan and love it at Mayan Cafe” by Robin Garr Leo Weekly, February 6, 2013 “It says something good about Louisville’s dining scene, I think, that our town’s Latino dining experiences go way beyond just plain Mexican. Not that there’s anything wrong with traditional pan-Mexican/Southwestern/Tex-Mex, mind you, but an hombre can’t live on tacos, [...]
Have you always had an idea for a dish that would really work on our menu? Well, this is your chance to make it happen! We are going to put one dish on our March menu that will be from a “guest chef” (ie. one of you!) Beginning February 1, email your recipes toAnne@themayancafe.com. We [...]
tags: Chef Bruce, Chef Willy, guest chef
Beginning February 1st, we will be offering a new type of specials menu. Chefs Bruce & Willy, along with GM / cocktail-extraordinaire, Anne Shadle, came up with what they believe is the perfect meal. If we had to pick just appetizer, entree & dessert to suggest to our customers, this is what it would be! [...]
We are so excited to announce our brand new beverage menu for the beginning of 2013! We are shifting the focus of our beverage program so it more closely aligns with our vision for food. Step by step, over the last four years, we have increased our commitment to sustainability and the farm-to-table movement. These beverage [...]