Consciously Crafted Cuisine

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Private Chef & Catering Service in Nosara, Costa Rica


Welcome to Alegría. A dining service founded in the picturesque Central American country of Costa Rica. Embark on a culinary journey with us, where we transform everyday meals into extraordinary experiences. Our in-house private chef, retreat and catering services are dedicated to crafting personalized culinary adventures that go beyond nourishment.

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Discover, Taste, Enjoy.

Our passionate chefs elevate each dish with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, enriching flavors to nourish the mind, body and soul. Beyond the plate, we believe in cultivating connections and sharing joy through the pleasure of dining. Influenced by global explorations, our menus boast a vibrant array of flavors, each dish carefully crafted to captivate and delight.

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Demand quality, not just in the products you consume, but in the life of the person who made it.

Are You Planning …

A Dinner party?

Our in house private chef services offer a hassle-free option to your next gathering. We carefully curate seasonal menus to exceed your expectations. We will transform your space into a sanctuary of flavors, where you and your guests can relax and enjoy, without lifting a finger.

A Gathering or Special Occasion?

Let us sprinkle our culinary flair to make it unforgettable. Our catering services are designed to elevate your event, be it for a gathering or a lavish affair. We’ll treat your guests to a memorable catering experience. Count on our attention to detail and dedication to craft an extraordinary addition to your occasion.

A Wellness Retreat?

Recognizing the essential role of food and drink in the retreat experience, our bespoke nourishment offering perfectly accompanies their wellness experience. From the serene landscapes of Nosara to destinations beyond, our skilled retreat chefs expertly manage every facet, from budgeting and sourcing to preparation, service, and impeccable clean-up. Tailored with precision to accommodate diverse dietary needs and elevate the overall experience, our personalized meal plan seeks to ground, energize, and fulfill your group’s desires.”
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Our Pledge

We’re dedicated to responsibly sourcing local ingredients, supporting our community’s vitality, and fostering strong relationships with nearby farms and businesses in Nosara. Our commitment to mindful dining and diverse flavors transcends mere culinary practices. By minimizing our carbon footprint through local sourcing, supporting initiatives, reducing plastic use, managing waste effectively, and embracing eco-friendly supplies, our efforts extend beyond meal preparation. We strive to cultivate a harmonious connection among people through the power of food while caring for our planet.
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Experience Alegría

Inspired by the Spanish word for ‘Joy,’ we perceive food as a conduit of joy—a force that unites, sparks profound conversations, weaving timeless moments that linger past the final bite. We aspire to create a space where memories are created, connections flourish, and the sheer delight surrounding food is embraced. Through our passion, we strive to spark a ripple effect that extends beyond the dining table—a positive influence that promotes kindness, and cultivates a healthier, more enriching lifestyle for all.



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Alegría Dining is known for curating vibrant culinary experiences. Our dedication to infusing global flavors with locally sourced ingredients celebrates the rich tapestry of Costa Rican produce. Notably, our commitment to sustainability, personalized service, and crafting each dining moment into a memorable experience sets us apart.

Nestled in the serene town of Nosara, Costa Rica, we offer our services locally and can travel to cater to various locations as required.

We specialize in a range of culinary services. Our offerings include in-house private chef dining experiences tailored to your preferences, catering for retreats, events and crafting bespoke delights for special occasions. Notably, we cater to all age groups, ensuring a joyful experience for children as well.

Our chefs are adept at accommodating diverse dietary preferences and restrictions. From vegetarian and vegan options to gluten-free, keto and kid-friendly meals, we ensure an outstanding dining experience for everyone.

To secure your preferred date and allow for personalized menu customization, we recommend booking at least two weeks in advance. However, we strive to accommodate last-minute requests whenever possible.

Yes, upon request, our team can travel to various locations, ensuring that your desires are met regardless of the venue. Please get in touch with us to discuss the further details. 

Our seasonal menus can be customizable, based on product availability. We collaborate closely with clients to tailor the dining experience to their preferences, ensuring a perfect fit for the occasion.

Certainly! We strive to accommodate your preferences and are excited about the possibility of including your favorite dishes or cuisines in the menu to the best of our abilities. Our chefs take pleasure in crafting unique experiences tailored to your desires, however, the final menu choices are subject to availability.

We cater to diverse events such as intimate gatherings, retreats, milestone celebrations, and family reunions. Whether adult-focused or family-oriented, our adaptable services suit various occasions. Regarding guest numbers, while we excel in small to medium-sized gatherings, please note our facilities might limit very large groups, ensuring a great dining experience for all attendees.”

The process for making a reservation or booking a private chef or catering service involves reaching out to us directly. Once you contact us, we’ll discuss your event details, including your preferences, dietary requirements, and the nature of the occasion. From there, we’ll work with you to create a tailored menu proposal or catering plan that suits your needs. Additionally, depending on the service, we may conduct a kitchen inspection or venue assessment to ensure we’re fully prepared to deliver an exceptional experience for your event.

We require a deposit or partial payment to confirm your booking, with the remaining balance typically due before or on the day of the event. Our payment methods include credit/debit cards, bank transfers, cash. We’ll provide you with an invoice detailing the breakdown of costs and payment schedule upon confirmation of your booking. For further details or to discuss specific payment arrangements, please reach out to our team.

For our in-house dining experiences, we are equipped with the necessary tools and resources to prepare our meals. However, we kindly ask our clients to provide their own tableware for the event and ensure that adequate kitchen space, fridge space and basic amenities is essential. 


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