Lutz/Wesley Chapel, FL: Kaixo Gourmet is a brand new food truck working out of Your Pro Kitchen Lutz. The owners recently moved here from Basque Country (North of Spain) in December. While the food truck just started in May 2016, the owners have 20 years of culinary experience.
What is Basque cuisine?
The gastronomy of Basque Country is one of the most famous in the world, but it is more than a kind of food, it is a philosophy. Kaixo Gourmet makes all of their dishes fresh and from scratch using local and organic products. By combining these techniques with Basque food culture, Kaixo has created Basque fusion cuisine.
Kaixo Gourmet Specialties
One of the most common dishes in Basque Country are pintxos, small plates or finger foods. These are Kaixo Gourmet’s specialties with their most popular being their prosciutto croquettes, bravas potatoes and pork tenderloin sandwiches.
Find out more
More information about Kaixo Gourmet can be found on their website, here and on their facebook page here.
Lutz, FL: Company founders for Easy Healthy Paleo say the business was created for paleo-enthusiasts, people with allergies and food sensitivities, people who want to lose weight and anyone who loves health, wholesome food. Meals are delivered frozen packed in dry ice. The meals are great to take “to go” and are convenient for busy days with no time to cook. The company prides themselves on not using gluten, soy, corn, dairy, nuts, eggs, fish, shellfish or sesame in any of their meals.
Learn more here!
Lutz, FL: Steve Stallone and his wife Chelsea started their company, Wikid Watermelon in January 2015. Stallone’s passion in the kitchen started 2003. During that time, he worked at two popular chain restaurants while attending culinary school. It was at this time, residents, co-workers, and other people started noticing his creative buffets and décor with fruit. His passion is creating unique watermelon masterpieces for the Tampa Bay area to enjoy.
The couple offers custom watermelon kegs and carvings for holidays, events and parties.
Check out their wikid creations!
Wesley Chapel, FL: Kevin first discovered his passion for food at a young age. Kevin remembers spending time in the kitchen with my mom and aunts baking cakes and candy for friends and family. That family tradition lives on today and is the inspiration for Kevin’s business “Confections by Kevin.” Kevin has turned years of baking as a hobby into homemade confections for the masses.
Kevin says each batch is made with the care and love.
Try Kevin’s sweets today!
Lutz, FL: Jan McNerney (pictured above left) started baking under the cottage food law; only to discover the limitations. She was challenged by her son-in-law to find a commercial kitchen to use for her baking business. Jan and her husband Jack McNerney (pictured above right) took it one step further when they set up a meeting with owner/founder of Your Pro Kitchen, Cindy Pickering and toured her Largo kitchen. Pickering wanted a Your Pro Kitchen in Pasco County. Her dream to expand was a perfect fit for the McNerneys.
November 2014, Your Pro Kitchen, Lutz/Wesley Chapel opened for business.