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Belize Destination Weddings with Chef Sean Kuylen

Sean Kuylen 45 minutes  (2)

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Chef Sean Kuylen gives us his insight into what makes Belize a unique and excellent location for your destination wedding. Sean is well known as Belize’s best chef, and he works with wedding planners throughout Belize to bring you an all-inclusive package with the best of Belize’s cuisine inspired by the different cultures in Belize. Sean is passionate about promoting Belizean culture and his menu features authentic cultural food and experiences that are perfectly curated and catered to your unique wedding plans. If you’re dreaming of a fairytale wedding to tie the knot barefoot on a sandy beach, at a sacred Maya temple, on a secluded island, under the rainforest canopy, or any combination of these, then Belize is the perfect choice. Sean and his crew will show up with their specially built food trailer and his local cultural partners to ensure that your fairytale wedding is everything you dreamed it would be, and more.

Sean brings his unique approach to Belizean Cuisine to your wedding, complete with props and authentic cultural personalities to make it a unique experience. Sean is passionate about his "No Barcode" movement which is a philisophy that is rooted in his pride as a Belizean and advocating for using local produce in a true farm-to-table approach. Your menu will be uniquely catered to fit your dreams, but it will also be uniquely Belizean and very authentic. Sean and his crew puts nothing but passion and love into every event that they cater.

In this conversation on The Belize Travelcast, Chef Kuylen takes us through some of the unique challenges they must overcome to cater for destination weddings and gives us some insight into how everything comes together and executed with perfection through thorough logistics planning. 

Follow Chef Kuylen on Instagram to follow his daily journey through Belize where he showcases culture and food in Belize.

Watch his TED talk on Youtube.

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● Wedding cake (pie or cupcakes!), and champagne toast

● Justice of the Peace to perform official ceremony

● All paperwork, processing, and certifications

● On-site wedding planner, and online planning tools
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Sean Kuylen

Sean Kuylen is a Belizean chef, trained in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies in San Francisco, California. After culinary school, he ventured into resorts in Belize, St. Vincent, the Grenadines and Dominica, where he began to explore and appreciate Caribbean Cuisine. He returned hom to Belize with a new found respect and appreciation for the local ingredients, cooking technique and especially the cultures of Belize. He has since become the authority of our country’s food or what he calls, “Inspired Belizean Cuisine”. Chef Sean simply takes the many cultures of the country and presents their food in a more contemporary way using techniques from the French techniques and training he learned in culinary school.

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It's amazing to see how Sean has grown over the years, this man is a new person and the type of business he has established is unique to Belize, it is just simply breathtaking. Keep doing big things Sean, you rock bro.Ms. Kool
Awesome Chef