(Belize, 2021) Food / 32 min 35 sec / English & Belize Creole w no subtitles / Rated PG
Dir: Sean Kuylen
Follow Belizean Chef Sean Kuylen in this short documentary as he gathers and prepares a meal fit for a queen or, in this case, Her Excellency Froyla Tzalam whose inauguration as Belize’s first indigenous Governor General was held earlier this year. A momentous occasion, Chef Sean goes deep south in search of traditional ingredients for this one of a kind culinary experience. Inspired Cuisine takes you behind the scenes and shares exciting highlights that are sure to tease your taste buds.
Chef Sean Kuylen is a Belizean renaissance man, well-traveled and multi-talented. After completing studies in the USA, Dominica and St Vincent and the Grenadines Sean became the Head Chef of Hamanasi Adventure Resort in Hopkins Village and later the Head Chef of Ka’ana Boutique Resort in San Ignacio Town, Belize. He is trained and certified by the Culinary Institute of America, New York and is the Culinary Consultant of Belize to El Salvador. He has represented Belizean Cuisine at the Jornada Gastronomia in Chetumal Mexico and at the Primer Encuentro Global De Cocina Mexico City, been featured in Weight Watchers Magazine, selected as Speaker for TedX Belmopan 2017 and appeared on The voyager with Josh Garcia on NBC. Sean’s inspiration remains true by fusing learnt French techniques with local ingredients, a dash of passion, expertise and notoriety. His focus always celebrates local food and culture, which he coined as ‘Inspired Belizean Cuisine’.