Tukee‘s Tamales is owned and operated by Chef Caprice Moreno, who is born from Immigrants of Leon Guanajuato and Guadalajara Mexico. She’s the 1st generation born in the United States. Taking inspiration from her Nana Celia, Caprice takes great pride in not cutting any corners in her cooking and making flavorful dishes that represent her culture and passion. You’ll taste the love in every dish.
Chef Caprice has traveled extensively through Mexico and has added more to her repertoire of cultural dishes. For example, Mole Poblano! Which has become an all time favorite for her regulars. Caprice's best friend Jessica Ruiz is her right-hand cook and sous chef in the kitchen. They make a true dynamic duo that ensures every dish displays the same loving care that is the standard for Tukee's Tamales.
Caprice’s three sons Michael, Jonathan, Brandon and, her two daughter-in-laws Jasmine and Damarius provide the love, support and, inspiration she needs as she continues to grow her business and overcome challenges. If you have an event with Tukee's Tamales, they just might make a special appearance!
Our mission is to provide you with a meal that will do more than fill up your stomach; we want it to fill up your soul, inspire you and, create an invigorating experience. We believe that food brings people together and creates healing so, we seek to provide that for you and your family as it has for ours.
Thank you for getting to know us. We hope to learn more about you and your family as well!