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At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.

-W. Somerset Maugham

Maiya Keck


Maiya Keck was born in Providence Rhode Island. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in painting in 1992.

Maiya moved to Marfa, Texas in 1994. The restaurant opened in April 2002. Her restaurant experience includes: the Bluepoint Oyster Bar; and Al Forno, where she had the privilege of working with Maureen Pothier, Johanne Killeen and George Germon.

She currently lives in Marfa and recently opened a small grocery store, The Get Go.

Recent press coverage
Texas Highways, "Go Gourmet in the Trans Pecos"
Austin American Statesman, "From Palette to Palate"

On April 6th, 2015, Maiya’s celebrated its thirteenth year in business.
On December 5th, 2015, Maiya's Restaurant closed.