Tex Mex restaurant celebrates first year in Hemel Hempstead with new menu

Mexican street food is coming to Chiquito in Hemel Hempstead
Mexican street food is coming to Chiquito in Hemel Hempstead
  • CHIQUITO FUN FACTS FROM 2015
  • 622,480 Fajitas have been served
  • 1.1Million limes have been squeezed to help create cocktails
  • 189,043 portions of Churros have been sold
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Chiquito is celebrating its first year in Hemel Hempstead with the launch of a new menu this month.

The Tex-Mex chain opened at Jarman Park during the turn of the year in 2014/15 and will now be launching their new offerings from Tuesday (February 9).

Known for their fun, vibrant eating experiences Chiquito also brought a number of jobs to the town.

One of the new menu’s exciting additions is a ‘Street Food’ offering.

A spokesman for Chiquito said: “Packed full of flavour, Chiquito has taken inspiration from the traditional and lively markets of Mexico to offer Spicy Chicken Crispy Tacos, Sweet Chorizo Croquettes with sweet Jalapeño Jelly and a Five Bean Tortilla Stack to mention just a few.

“These small plates are the perfect sharing option for you and your friends, a date or simply for when the one dish just isn’t enough.”

There will also be renewed focus on having skilled chefs getting hands on in the kitchen with a huge emphasis on daily preparation. Every day the chefs will be hand-pulling pork shoulders for their succulent pulled pork, freshly chopping vine tomatoes for their Pico De Gallo Salsa and hand cutting their Tortilla chips which are seasoned with Mexican Spices.

A new Hero Burger is set to be a highlight in this sizzling new menu. The ultimate toppings of slow-cooked pulled pork, sliced chorizo, red jalapenos and Monterey Jack Cheese has already found itself as a finalist in the National Burger Awards 2016.

For more info visit www.chiquito.co.uk