MaiyaMaiya Keck was born on April 2 1970 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 with her husband, the restaurant’s designer, Joey Benton. 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 with her husband and two sons.

Recent press coverage

Texas Highways, “Go Gourmet in the Trans Pecos”
Austin American Statesman, “From Palette to Palate”
On April 6th, 2006, Maiya’s celebrated its 4th year in business.