When it comes to Latin American cuisine, tacos, ceviche, and guacamole are just the tip of the Iceberg lettuce. That’s why Peruvian-born Chef Daniel Chavez (of OLA Kitchen Group) aims to spread the culture and the love through LATINADA 2019: a collaboration chefs and restaurants that showcase the cuisine in a spicy week of festivities. From 8 September to 16 September 2019, chefs from all over Latin America will be taking diners through the region, with hearty Mexican street food, Chilean barbecues, and more – you won’t want to miss it!

Sunday, 8 September 2019

Kick start celebrations with the Grand Opening of LATINADA 2019 at Camp Kilo with Domingo Tropical. A Latin-inspired street food fiesta, the event will feature a sneak peek into what’s to come for the rest of the week, with snacks on deck by all participating chefs, including tacos, pork roasts, and themed cocktails. Food leaves the kitchens at 4pm, but come early and if you’re looking to groove – live music starts at 2pm.

The deets: Entry is free. The event takes place at Camp Kilo Charcoal Club on Sunday on 8 September 2019, from 2pm-10pm. 

Camp Kilo Charcoal Club is located at 66 Kampong Bugis, #01-01, Singapore 338987, p. +65 9830 6252. Opens Fri 5.30pm-12am, Sat-Sun 11am-12am.

Monday, 9 September 2019

 

Tacos, tacos, and more tacos… there’s nothing more important to taco-bout on this day – especially when LATINADA’s tribute to the Mexican staple hosts only 30 diners. Get knee deep in tortillas with the Taco Tasting Menu from OLA Cocina del Mar, featuring Mexican Chefs Ricardo Luján from Six senses Ululate, Tamara Chavez from Tono Cevicheria and Daniel Chavez from OLA. Don’t miss out on the Banana Blossom and Dried Shrimp.

The deets: The Tacos, Tacos, Tacos tasting menu is priced from S$98++ per pax. The event takes place at OLA Cocina Del Mar on Monday, on 9 September 2019, 7.30pm-10pm. Reserve your seat here.

OLA Cocina Del Mar is located at 12, 06 Marina Blvd, 01, Singapore 018982, p. +65 6604 7050. Open for lunch Mon-Fri 11.30am-2.30pm, and dinner Mon-Sat 5.30pm-9.30pm. 

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Tuesday is Cuban Night with dishes like Moros y Cristianos and Lobster Empanadas served at Bugis’ very own Peruvian restaurant, Tono Cevicheria. Resident chef Tamara Chavez will be joined by PICA Bali’s Cristian Encina and KILO Group’s Joshua Adjodha. With good food and live music in store, be prepared to salsa the night away.

The deets: Tickets are priced at S$88++ per pax. The event takes place at Tono Cevicheria on 10 September 2019, 6pm-10pm. Reserve your seat here.

Tono Cevicheria is located at 7 Fraser St, #01-49/50 Duo Galleria, Singapore 189356, p. +65 6702 7320. Opens Tue-Thu 12pm-2.30pm and 6pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-3pm and 6pm-10.30pm, and Sun 12pm-3pm and 6pm-9.30pm.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Tamara Chavez

Shake off the hump-day blues with PERUMEXICO on Wednesday. Tono Cevicheria takes another stab at Latin Food Week with a tribute to Peruvian and Mexican cuisine – in the form of a mouthwatering dinner experience crafted by guest chefs Edwin Guzman Navarro from AJI Macau, Cristian Encina from PICA Bali and Ricardo Luján from Six Senses Bali with resident chef Tamara Chavez. Expect a delectable 7-course dinner including Colima Prawns and Mexican Ribs.

The deets: Tickets are priced at S$128++ per pax. The event takes place at Tono Cevicheria on 11 September 2019, 6pm-10pm. Reserve your seat here.

Tono Cevicheria is located at 7 Fraser St, #01-49/50 Duo Galleria, Singapore 189356, p. +65 6702 7320. Opens Tue-Thu 12pm-2.30pm and 6pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-3pm and 6pm-10.30pm, and Sun 12pm-3pm and 6pm-9.30pm.

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Cristian Encina

Enjoy a traditional Chilean Asado (a barbecue, in other words) with Chef Cristian Encina of PICA South American Kitchen, as he takes over Kilo Kitchen with resident chef and co-founder Joshua Adjodha and Spanish guest chef Manel Valero. Look forward to a promising evening of Latin music, Chilean wines, and cocktails.

The deets: Tickets are priced at S$88++ per pax. The event takes place at Kilo Kitchen, on 12 September 2019, from 5.30pm-12am.

Kilo Kitchen is located at 97 Duxton Road, Singapore 089541, p. +65 9625 0279. Opens Tue-Fri 5.30pm-12am, Sat 11am-2.30pm and 6pm-12am, Sun 11am-3pm.

Friday, 13 September 2019

Kilo Kitchen’s Joshua Adjodha and Manel Valero bring diversity to the table with an assemblage of a la carte dishes and cocktails inspired by the many islands of the Central Americas with Noche Caribeña. It’s all happening on Friday, and we can’t think of any better way to reward a week’s worth of hard work than to eat, drink, and be merry.

The deets: Entry is free. The event takes place at Kilo Kitchen, on 13 September 2019, from 5.30pm-12am.

Kilo Kitchen is located at 97 Duxton Road, Singapore 089541, p. +65 9625 0279. Opens Tue-Fri 5.30pm-12am, Sat 11am-2.30pm and 6pm-12am, Sun 11am-3pm.

Saturday, 14 September 2019

Manel Valero

Kilo Kitchen hosts an exclusive Latino Tapas Party with executive chef Manel Valero and OLA Cocina del Mar executive chef Daniel Chavez. The two will collaborate on a menu for a night of sharing food in the spirit of Latinada, served in small plates, communal style, to further the conversational experience of traditional Spanish tapas.

The deets: Entry is free. The event takes place at Kilo Kitchen on 14 September, 5.30pm-12am.

Kilo Kitchen is located at 97 Duxton Road, Singapore 089541, p. +65 9625 0279. Opens Tue-Fri 5.30pm-12am, Sat 11am-2.30pm and 6pm-12am, Sun 11am-3pm.

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Partied too hard on Saturday? Take a breather with a Mexican Street Food Brunch at Tono Cevicheria with Chef Tamara Chavez and her team. Aguachile, Chilaquiles, Mole Verde, Huevos Yucatan, and Tacos al Pastor are just a few examples of the hearty mains in store for you this lazy weekend. Need another reason to celebrate? Mexico’s National Day is just one day away.

The deets: Entry is free. The event takes place at Tono Cevicheria on 14 and 15 September 2019, from 12pm-3pm.

Tono Cevicheria is located at 7 Fraser St, #01-49/50 Duo Galleria, Singapore 189356, p. +65 6702 7320. Opens Tue-Thu 12pm-2.30pm and 6pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-3pm and 6pm-10.30pm, and Sun 12pm-3pm and 6pm-9.30pm.

Monday, 16 September 2019

LATINADA wraps up with a blowout feast at BoCHINche. Resident chef Diego Jacquet, festival founder Daniel Chavez and Ivan Brehm of Michelin-starred Nouri collaborate on a six-handed dinner menu as the festivities reach climax. Titled Our Journey Back Home, the trio delve into hearty childhood dishes that bring the week full circle – from the exciting new menus back to the heart of Latin American cuisine.

The deets: Dinner is priced at S$140++, with additional wine pairings at S$70++. The event takes place at boCHINche on 16 September 2019.

boCHINche is located at 115 Amoy St, #01-02, Singapore 069935, p. +65 6235 4990. Opens Mon-Thu 12pm-2.30pm and 6pm-10.30pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-2.30pm and 6pm-11pm.