La Bodega Gourmet
is a small piece of Spain located in Bee Cave?. Owned and managed by Chef Eric Paz, we offer a different culinary experience bringing to the area an exotic taste of Paella, imported cheeses, wines from Spain, Portugal &Argentina, we also carry our brand of organic coffee from Colombia, Guatemala & Mexico, infused oils, jellies and a rare selection of Spanish food, including cookware to make traditional Paella.
We have a great dinner and Tapas take out menu and we cook Paella every day for you to enjoy with family and friends.
About The Chef
Originally born in Panama, with Spanish blood and incredible enthusiasm for rice and cooking.
Chef Eric has more than 27 years of experience making traditional Paella.
A private chef and entrepreneur, Chef Eric lives in Austin, Texas, “La meca de la buena comida”, and is the three-time winner of Austin’s Paella Cook-off with his team “Los Piratas del Sabor” in 2008,2009 & 2012.
As a devoted chef, he has experience developing new recipes, several products, and a food writer & critic.
“The Creator of Paella Mix, the most revolutionary and authentic Spanish rice making the process to cook Paella easy and fun every time”.