Eileen Andrade

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Eileen Andrade grew up in the kitchen working alongside experienced chefs and her grandfather whom started their family business back in Cuba. After coming to Miami and opening one of the city’s most well known Cuban restaurants since 1977, Islas Canarias, Eileen’s grandfather paved the way for his children and grandchildren to continue his culinary legacy.

At an early age, Eileen showed interest in everything creative. Mixing cuisines and reinventing traditional dishes that her grandfather brought from his homeland has always been a passion of hers. After working closely with her parents and learning every aspect of the restaurant business, Eileen and her brother decided to open up their very own mobile restaurant, CUBANCUBE.

CUBANCUBE’S success showed how Miami’s food scene was lacking a real twist on traditional Latin cuisine.  Steamed Asian buns stuffed with their famous “Croquetas de Jamon” topped with avocado, maple bacon sauce, fried shallots, and chives was one of their top sellers. Now, you can find similar twists on classics at Eileen’s newest restaurant, FINKA TABLE & TAP.

The menu is inspired by Eileen’s travels to South Korea and her mentor, Chef Omar Caycho, who has taught her everything she knows about Peruvian cuisine. Stir all that up with some traditional Cuban flavor, and you have an interesting mix! FINKA has added a new Chef on board, Lazaro Sifuentes Jr., who has been working closely with Eileen to continue bringing new and fresh ideas to Miami’s food scene.

Eileen Andrade grew up in the kitchen working alongside experienced chefs and her grandfather whom started their family business back in Cuba. After coming to Miami and opening one of the city’s most well known Cuban restaurants since 1977, Islas Canarias, Eileen’s grandfather paved the way for his children and grandchildren to continue his culinary legacy.

At an early age, Eileen showed interest in everything creative. Mixing cuisines and reinventing traditional dishes that her grandfather brought from his homeland has always been a passion of hers. After working closely with her parents and learning every aspect of the restaurant business, Eileen and her brother decided to open up their very own mobile restaurant, CUBANCUBE.

CUBANCUBE’S success showed how Miami’s food scene was lacking a real twist on traditional Latin cuisine.  Steamed Asian buns stuffed with their famous “Croquetas de Jamon” topped with avocado, maple bacon sauce, fried shallots, and chives was one of their top sellers. Now, you can find similar twists on classics at Eileen’s newest restaurant, FINKA TABLE & TAP.

The menu is inspired by Eileen’s travels to South Korea and her mentor, Chef Omar Caycho, who has taught her everything she knows about Peruvian cuisine. Stir all that up with some traditional Cuban flavor, and you have an interesting mix! FINKA has added a new Chef on board, Lazaro Sifuentes Jr., who has been working closely with Eileen to continue bringing new and fresh ideas to Miami’s food scene.