The best way to immerse yourself in Caribbean culture is to try the local cuisine during a Chef’s Table experience on Curaçao. The depth and breadth of Caribbean flavors are endless and Caribbean Chef Helmi Smeulders is putting them on the map in a new light. This time, she transforms her professional kitchen into a fine-dining restaurant – giving you a front-row seat for a feast of Caribbean delicacies.

Helmi Smeulders, a lawyer by trade and a chef by choice, is re-inventing the unique flavors of the Caribbean. Her style, creativity, imagination and continuous innovation have brought to life the modern Caribbean cuisine. Helmi leads a culinary revolution by breaking down and applying new techniques to centuries-old recipes. Combined with her fierce belief in the quality of fresh and locally grown produce, the Caribbean kitchen is evolving from comfort to culinary, from traditional to modern.

What’s the deal?

Join this Chef’s table Experience on Curaçao where Caribbean Chef Helmi Smeulders transforms her professional kitchen into a fine-dining restaurant. In an intimate setting you get to enjoy an exquisite menu consisting of 2 amuses and 4 courses of Caribbean-inspired dishes. While the food is being prepped in front of you, matching wines flow abundantly.

Sign up for the Chef’s Table experience

This Caribbean fine-dining concept can only hold up to 18 covers, so make sure to reserve your seat timely. Here you can sign up for Chef’s Table Experience on Curaçao. The Chef’s Table Experience takes place 2 times per month. Check our schedule to find out when the next experience takes place.

Other culinary experiences

More of a hand-on-type? Helmi also organizes Caribbbean Cooking Classes several times a month. Or experience Caribbean food under the stars during the Dinner in the Field experience where tables and chairs are set up in the field for a 4-course family-style dinner prepared with whatever is available from the land. No cooking, just eating.