Gourmet dining in a European atmosphere along with casual elegance describes this world-class dining experience. Thousands of satisfied clients and many more meals and drinks served make Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant a very important part of the dining scene in Puerto Vallarta.
They are celebrating 21 years of serving delicious Austrian and European cuisine in one of the area’s premiere dining establishments.
Andreas Rupprechter, the restaurant’s founding chef and owner opened on Olas Altas in 1995. It remains the area’s only Austrian restaurant. “I would like to welcome all of our long time clients to the anniversary celebration,” says Andreas, “I hope this special menu encourages others to try our restaurant for the first time and hopefully become regulars.”
“I was part of the restaurant’s opening team, says Executive Chef Juan Carlos Palomera, “I’m proud to be part of the restaurant’s 21st anniversary, too. It is always a pleasure to cook great food.”
Andreas and Juan have created a wonderful a la carte menu which runs from May 4 to June 2, 2016. This special menu is available starting at noon at Espresso Bar and is served there until 11pm. You can eat in The Main Dining room from 5 to 11pm.
Here’s the anniversary menu:
*Cold cucumber cream with mango, radish and red & black caviar
*Gnocchi, bacon, smoked tomato and clams
*Coffee-spiced beef, sauce Foyot, grilled vegetables & potato croquettes
*Veal Scaloppini with angel hair pasta, mozzarella, asparagus and red wine sauce
*Roasted duck breast, butternut squash purée and buckwheat risotto
*Chocolate cup with chocolate mousse & hazelnut cream along with passion fruit sorbet
Celebrate Kaiser Maximilian’s 21st Anniversary with innovative dishes that merge new and old world cuisine. The regular a la carte menu and the Restaurant Week menus will also be available.
There’s a touch of Europe in Puerto Vallarta where elegant dishes are expertly prepared with quality ingredients. Kaiser Maximilian is celebrating 21 years as one of the cities finest restaurants and you can join in the festivities.
It is the 12th year for Restaurant Week, which runs May 15 to 31, 2016 and it gives people a chance to sample some of the best food in Banderas Bay at exceptional prices. Kaiser Maximilian has participated every year and this year offers three courses for $349 pesos and there are choices for each course. They are also extending their end date, which will be June 3, 2016.The food brings a certain creative flare, and at its heart, Kaiser Maximilian is about familiar flavors crafted by their expert culinary team and served in a European bistro atmosphere.
Here is the Restaurant Week Menu and it is served at Espresso Bar from noon until 11pm and in the Main Dining Room from 6 to 11pm.
*Tossed Garden Salad with fresh herbs and toasted pumpkin seeds
*Fennel Ravioli with prosciutto, mushrooms and tarragon sauce
*Onion Soup au Gratin with white wine and toast
*Chicken breast with rosemary on mashed potatoes, mustard-seed sauce and garlic roasted vegetables
*Zwiebelrostbraten, flat pounded beef loin covered with Austrian onion rings and sautéed potatoes
*Sautéed shrimp, grilled fish fillet and chicken with rice-stuffed bell pepper and chipotle sauce
*Strawberry Royal, yogurt ice cream with fresh strawberries and whipped cream
*Crème Brulée, vanilla cream under a caramelized sugar crust
*Austrian Apple Strudel with vanilla ice cream
The regular a la carte menu will also be available along with the 21st Anniversary a la carte menu, neither is included in Restaurant Week.
The restaurant will be closed for vacation and renovations from June 3 to July 12, 2016 and both Espresso Bar and The Main Dining Room will reopen on July 13, 2016.
Kaiser Maximilian features mouth watering Austrian and European cuisine developed from authentic family recipes. Restaurant Week gives you a chance to try many of the dishes offered at an excellent price.
It’s a feast for all the senses and you can take part in this experience by attending Theme Night at Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta during the 21st Annual Festival Gourmet.
New American Cuisine will be featured by Executive Guest Chef Daniel Eardley and Executive Pastry Chef, Tara Glick, both from American Cut in New York City.
New American Cuisine can be described in several ways. It is fusion cuisine, it updates classic American dishes and features local, seasonal high-quality ingredients. This wave of cooking highlights a heightened consciousness about health and chefs began look for ways to produce healthier, more natural upscale food.
The Chef’s Theme Dinner includes a variety of dishes and wine pairing that will entice any foodie. The meal is on Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at 8pm sharp. The cost is $1400 pesos per person, which does not include the tip.
Here’s the menu:
Calamari, Hearts of Palm, Quinoa, Romesco & Red Pepper Jelly
Fluxus Blanco 2013, El Porvenir Ensenada B.C, Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico
Sweet Potato Agnolotti with Sage, Speck & Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette
Sangiovese Poggio alle Sughere 2013, Toscana IGT ( Lionel Marchesi) Italia
Sea scallops, Chimichurri, Preserved Lemon
Chardonnay Artesa Vineyards 2012, Carneros, USA
Duck, Farro, Cherries & Port
Zinfandel Cycles Gladiator 2012, Lodi, USA
Braised Short Rib, Celery Purée, Persillade & Black Gold Bark
Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz Casa Grande 2011, Parras Coahuila, Mexico
Chocolate Panna Cotta: Espresso Granita, Kahlua Whipped Cream, Hazelnut Biscotti
Gran Patrón Burdeos, Añejo Tequila, 100% Agave, Atotonilco, Jalisco, Mexico
They will be featuring live music by the local musical group Los Bambinos.
Reservations are required, please call the restaurant at 223 0760 or 222 5058.
This style of cuisine allows creative freedom for the chefs and it’s a broad category with influences from all over the world, mainly because the US is a country of immigrants. The potential for innovation is endless.
Experience this meal at Kaiser Maximilian.
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Kaiser Maximilian has been participating in this event every year and this time they are featuring Executive Chef, Chris Bradley from Untitled Restaurant in New York City. He brings years of experience and his special recipes to town.
“This is my first time in Puerto Vallarta,” says Chris, “I am excited about checking out all the fresh, local ingredients, especially the seafood and working with the team at Kaiser Maximilian.”
Chris met Andreas Rupprechter, chef and owner of Kaiser Maximilian through last year’s Guest Chef, Tony Aiazzi, also from New York. Andreas thought this would be a good fit for the festival.
“The event is a great chance to go to work in a kitchen outside of the US,” says Chris, “I use the farm-to-table concept at my restaurant in New York and I’ll have a chance to do the same thing in Puerto Vallarta.”
During the festival Kaiser Maximilian will be featuring special menu items created by Chris. They are participating in the Progressive Avant-Garde Dinner on Monday, November 17, 2014. Their desserts will be the featured. The Chef’s Table Dinner, New York, New York will be on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. You do not want to miss that. Reservations are a must because this event always sells out. You can call the restaurant at 322 223 0760 to secure your table.