by Steven Doyle photos by Kevin Marple
Executive Chef Julio Peraza of Komali Contemporary Mexican Cuisine has launched his new dinner menu, taking the restaurant in a bit of a new direction while maintaining its integrity.
“The food is more up-to-date in Mexico City than most people would probably think, so it was a good starting point for me when I was researching the cuisine. When Chef Salum and I got into the kitchen together, I wanted to take that rich history of amazing food and blend my fine-dining background and modern techniques. We are taking very traditional dishes, but refining what we are putting on the plate. With this menu we wanted to showcase how simple and beautiful the cuisine is, while also taking it to the next level. I am working with the kitchen staff and teaching them that you have to put love on to the plate and into the sauté pan… real serious cooking. I am excited about the changes and look forward to working with Chef Salum and our dedicated team,” explained Peraza. Continue reading