Last month this event was hosted in the UCF area by a restaurant named 'Kesh. This counter service location offers some of the most unique and tasty items in Orlando with a menu that changes daily. This constantly changing approach enables them to offer items that are guaranteed full of fresh ingredients and ensures their returning customers have a variety of options to choose from.
Jerry, owner and head chef at 'Kesh, makes everything from scratch, with the exception of their bread and hotdogs, for which he uses the best of the best - Vienna Beef. Everything from cheese and ice cream to their sausages and meats are made in house. Even their completely addicting peanut butter and raspberry chipotle jam used in their dreamy Ultimate PB&J sandwich.
On this visit we started with an order of fried raviolis topped with Parmesan cheese and served with a side of tomato basil sauce. They were perfectly fried, filled with wonderful homemade ricotta cheese. A fantastic finger food option.
Another stand out was the Mac-n-Cheese Panini consisting of a mixture of cheddar and Brie cheeses. Chef Jerry then added a layer of his heavenly oven roasted tomatoes and freshly prepared bacon. It was toasted to a lovely golden brown and was served with crunchy, house made potato chips sprinkled with Cajun seasonings that provided just the right amount of heat. Simply divine.
Next, we ordered the grilled banana bread topped with cinnamon whipped cream. The center was magnificently moist while the edges were extra crispy. The cinnamon whipped cream complemented the warm banana bread wonderfully.
Chef Jerry was very accommodating, making requested desserts on a whim.
First we watched him assemble brownie ice cream sandwiches for us consisting of his soft and gooey brownies and the creamiest of ice creams. He then topped them with varieties of salt, including ghost pepper salt and sea salt – the ultimate combination of salty, sweet and spicy. It screamed decadence!
Mini milkshakes were next and we watched him blend chocolate and cayenne pepper together to give us a surprising yet delightful pair of flavors to sample.
We could not have asked for a more gracious host. The great team at ‘Kesh also hosts a Saturday Supper Club where you are welcome to enjoy a 4 to 6-course tasting menu skillfully prepared by Chef Jerry. Visit their website, http://keshrestaurant.com for all the information.
So whether you’re in the mood for a quick bite or a fabulous 6-couse tasting - run, don't walk, to 'Kesh...and get ready to be amazed!
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11768 East Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32817 32817