Debbie J. Elder, Culinary Curator
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Hired 30 times
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4 years in business
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
I customize a proposal based on your food requests, number of guests, time required to shop and prepare the food, plus any additional costs associated with specialized menu items.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
1. Have a telephone conversation to determine their needs and budget. 2. Create a written proposal. 3. Once decision is made, visit the client in their home or venue to see the kitchen and review the details of the cooking event. Inventory what equipment and utensils to provide. 4. One-to-Two days prior to Day of Cooking: Shop for groceries and supplies. Pre-prep some ingredients. 5. Day of cooking. Arrive at agreed upon hour, cook menu, serve. clean up. 6. Follow up with client for feedback.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
French cooking instruction from French Chef Andre' Levy. Classic cooking certification - Classic Cooking Academy