Join us in holiday spirit with our Puerto Rican Chef Luis Castro! He will be showcasing and sampling his famous Chicken, Pork and Vegetable/Vegan Pasteles from 5pm~7pm. Swing by, say hi and taste what the hype is about! At the event, Pasteles can be purchased in dozens and half dozens during and also purchased ahead of time and picked up at ChefBox. Click "Read More" for preorder information.
When: Sunday, December 10. 5pm-7pm
Where: ChefBox Store- 434 Fair Oaks Ave. South Pasadena, CA 91030
No RSVP required, come on by! See you soon!
Pre-Order Information Below:
Preorder Chef Luis's fantastic Pork, Vegetable and Chicken Pasteles for your holiday season! The orders will be in dozens and half dozens. Add what you desire and pickup from ChefBox! Note: Pasteles will come in frozen form.
Half Dozen: $21
1 Dozen: $42
No sales tax
Chef Luis will donate some proceeds directly to La Brigada Solidaria del Oeste, or the Solidary Brigade of the West, which is a multi-organization community initiative that has been supplying essential resources to communities that have been gravely affected by the passing of Hurricane María on the west coast of the island. https://www.facebook.com/brigadasolidariaoeste/
Pickup Days: Tuesdays and Fridays, during store hours at ChefBox (10am-8pm). After order, your Pasteles will be available for pickup on Tuesday or Friday. For example, if ordered on Monday then pickup is on Tuesday. If ordered on Wednesday then pickup is on Friday.
Pork Pasteles Ingredients:
Masa: Taro Root, Green Banana, Green Plantain, Pumpkin, Anatto Seed Oil, Milk, Salt, Pepper
Filling: Pork, Stuffed Olives, Pimiento, Garbanzo Beans, Tomato Sauce.
Sofrito Sauce (paste): Onion, Garlic, Green Bell Peppers, Jalapeno, Culantro, Grapeseed Oil
Chicken Pasteles Ingredients:
Masa-Taro Root, Green Banana, Green Plantain, Pumpkin, Anatto Seed Oil, Milk, Salt, Pepper
Filling- Chicken, Stuffed Olives, Pimiento, Tomatoes, Tomato Sauce.
Sofrito Sauce (paste): Onion, Garlic, Green Bell Pepper, Jalapeno, Culantro, Grapeseed Oil
Vegetarian/Vegan Pasteles Ingredients:
Masa-Taro Root, Green Banana, Green Plantain, Pumpkin, Anatto Seed Oil, Salt, Pepper
Filling- Chayote Squash, Eggplant, Mushrooms, Bell Peppers, Tomato Sauce.
Sofrito (paste): Onion, Garlic, Green Bell Pepper, Jalapeno, Culantro,Grapeseed Oil