Explore an interactive lunch experience and learn how to make traditional tortillas and authentic margaritas at El Jefe. Inspired by the Mexican regions of Yucatán, Oaxaca, and Veracruz, El Jefe offers unique farm-to-table Mexican fare with an emphasis on El Jefe's commitment to sourcing local ingredients and using the whole animal so nothing goes to waste. The eatery’s industrial-chic décor features elements such as exposed brick and artwork that reflects Mexican food culture.
When they arrive, guests will be escorted to the hip and inviting bar. They will mix and mingle as they wet their appetites with tasty chips and salsa and quench their thirst with margaritas, beer and wine from the open bar. El Jefe's bartenders will engage guests with a margarita-making demonstration, followed by an interactive margarita class in "The Crown Room" where they will learn the importance of using fresh, inventive and delicious ingredients to create the perfect margarita. Guests will then use this knowledge of mixology to create their own perfect margarita.
Afterwards, the chef will be on hand to talk about rustic and traditional cooking techniques such as roasting chilis, creating wonderful salsas and sauces and what flavor profiles make for a perfect taco. He will demonstrate grinding and using Masa Harina to create the perfect tortilla dough. Guests will take their hand at pressing and grilling their own delicious tortillas and creating tasty tacos from a build-your-own-taco bar. When their culinary endeavors are complete, guests will relax and savor their creations.
Chips and Salsa for all guests
Delicious savory meats
Freshly pressed hand made tortillas
Make Your Own Margarita
Beer and Wine
Beer: import and draft
Wine: house red and white
Ratings and Reviews
"Our office had a great time at El Jefe. Anna the bartender, was amazing and made the most delicious drinks. She was super accommodating with our needs and the entire staff went above and beyond to make our event enjoyable. The food was delicious and we would definitely go back there again. "
2450 W 44th Ave
It's interactive: Guests will be engaged throughout the event as they learn how to make authentic tortillas and roll up their sleeves to mix up yummy margaritas and tacos.
A passion for local: With a mission to create better food and a better planet, El Jefe sources local and organic ingredients whenever possible.