Chef Meeshell
Chef Meeshell

Chef Meeshell

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Introduction: Serving SLO, Santa Barbara, & Los Angeles Counties. Available for Private Cooking Classes, High - End Dinner Parties, Wine Pairings, To-go Tapas for Wine Tours, Picnics, Brunches, Teas, Romantic Dinners, Retreats, Cleanses, Gourmet Gift Baskets... Let Chef Meeshell stock your Vacation Home Fridge and Pantry with Healthy Gourmet Meals and snacks! All different tastes: Mediterranean, Indian, Latin, Asian, Ethiopian, European, Scandinavian, Soul Food, Bbq... Vegan, Gluten-free, Sugar-free, Paleo, Sinful Options are Available. Please see RATES below! Day rates starts at $500 + Food + Mileage + Assistant ($250&up) Having vast experience with severe food allergies and much success curing various ailments, diseases, Chef Meeshell's has over 3 decades of experience in her field with nutritional expertise and tailored diets, She can help heal your body using only the most fresh, seasonal, local, organic, sustainable ingredients available. "I love what I do and you can taste the love in my cuisine. I am easy going, approachable, always professional" The art itself is multi dimensional and satisfies all of the senses. Instant Gratification and shopping for the best ingredients are exciting. I am passionate about healing others with food, as medicine.

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32 years in business

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Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and responsiveness.

Exceptional 5.0

16 reviews


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Jennifer g.

Personal Chef

Amazing experience from start to finish! Chef Meeshell created an awesome menu based on our multiple conversations for my husband's 50th birthday dinner for the two of us. Chef Meeshell was so patient and really took time to learn about our flavor profiles we liked and disliked. She presented creative ideas and options for the progressive menu we created together and she then prepared at our home. To describe her food as delicious is an understatement. Her food was simply amazing! I would highly recommend Chef Meeshell to anyone looking for a great experience and great food.
Sep 19, 2021
Ron S.

Personal Chef

Cannot say enough good things about Chef Meeshell! We were fortunate to have her prepare a delightful meal at a wonderful VRBO home we rented in Templeton just prior to the COVID 19 shutdown. From planning to execution everything exceeded our expectations. Meeshell takes great pride in every detail and made it so easy to enjoy a great meal with our friends and family. We’ll definitely use her again.
Jun 23, 2020
Cate t.

Personal Chef

Chef Meeshell cooked dinner in our home for a bachelorette party and it was nothing less than perfect. The bride was gluten-free and she accommodated her food restrictions with no issue. You can really pick and choose your menu and she has several tasty options to choose from. She was very easy to work with, she was highly professional and a lot of fun to chat with in the kitchen. She went above and beyond with the menu, preparation and she left the kitchen in immaculate condition. Highly recommend and will be booking her again for another party.
Chef Meeshell's reply
Thank you so much! You all were so lovely and such a pleasure to cook for!
May 25, 2020
Billy G.

This is a written testimonial on behalf of professional Actor Paul William Walker IV for the services provided by Chef Meeshell Block. Due to the premature death of the Actor, this testimonial has been composed by Mr. Walker’s Personal Health Director during the time of Chef Meeshell’s services, Dr. William “Billy” Greineisen. As a Personal Health Director, I was responsible for Mr. Walker’s overall health status. It was my sole priority to ensure he was the healthiest version of himself possible. In addition to the coordination of various physicians, exercise programs and stress management techniques, Mr. Walker’s diet provided by Chef Meeshell was instrumental in our success. It is in my strongest professional opinion, as well as the opinion of Mr. Walker’s dearest friends and colleagues, that at the time of our involvement with Chef Meeshell, Mr. Walker was in his best overall health since his 20’s. Following our concentrated time with Chef Meeshell in Santa Barbara, we soon began the newest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, Fast 7. Upon Mr. Walker’s initial arrival to the new project, there seemed to be an undeniable and unanimous impression on the crew that Mr. Walker was a brand new version of himself, never seeming healthier or happier. It is in my opinion that the meticulous diet provided by Chef Meeshell championed this success of which was evident to the world. I was personally fortunate enough to observe the improvement in the enrichment of his relationships that came from such a healthy diet and positive health profile, and the subsequent improvement in his performance on screen. Although I’d prefer Mr. Walker be here today in order to write this testimonial himself, it is my pleasure to share with Chef Meeshell the amplitude of a difference her skill set made in both of our lives. I would refer Chef Meeshell to any of my future clients and sincerely anticipate the opportunity to work with one another again. Thank you for everything Meesh. We were so lucky to have you.
Feb 17, 2014
Steve J.

Meeshell Block has prepared some of my most memorable meals. As our personal cook, our dinner table traveled the world with new experiences of international recipes, while still savoring our favorite Meeshell dishes that we grew to love so much. Block rocks.
Chef Meeshell's reply
Thank you so much Steve & Carol for close nearly 3 consistent DECADES of your gracious loyalty and commitment to both me, personally and to me professionally and all of my services. I am truly grateful for our deep and genuine appreciation and loyalty to each other. You are and always will be my FAVORITE clients and PEOPLE I have ever been blessed to have. I am forever and always here for anything you ever need at anytime. I love you both (ALL) so very much! It has been an incredible and most valuable journey together over the years. Thank you so much. Namaste, Meeshell
Feb 15, 2018
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  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    Chef Meeshell Block 's Rates as of January 1, 2019 Typical Rates start at $500/day rate + FOOD COSTS + MILEAGE Generally, 1 full day of shopping, 1 - 2 days of Pepping & the Day of Event = 1 Complete Event Cooking Instruction 1-2 Persons- $400 + Food Costs Group Classes TBD* Drop-Off /Cook in Home Meals for up to 5 persons Daily Rate (usually 2 Lunches, 2 dinners & 2 snacks ) 4 - 8.3 hours - $500 + Food Costs + Kit Fee(s)** Overtime Hourly Rate exceeding 8.3 hours- $75/hr and up Servers - $25/hr-$50 (5/hr minimum + 18-20% gratuity + 18-20% gratuity) Dishwashers - $20-$25/hr Sous Chef/Assistants- $40/hr (5/hr minimum) Catering Rates Vary *TBD - To be Determined **Kit Fee - TBD For Use of Chef Meeshell's Ingredients she has/uses on hand, use of Equipment, packaging/Cleaning/Laundry, Spices, Oils/Condiments on Hand Mileage-$ .60/mile for Shopping/Traveling Cooking Classes High End Dinner Parties Special Diets, ie: Gluten-free/Dairy-free, Paleo Diet, Candida Diet Super Foodie gourmet No Food Restrictions Dinner Parties Theme Parties I use ONLY the most fresh seasonal, local, sustainable, organic ingredients Celebrities On Location and or Band/Performance Tours (movies)

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    A phone call, then, interviewing in person, I have to be able to connect with my clients and see if we are in alignment. I have to like the people I am cooking for in order to put my love and intent into my work.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Currently, I am interested in acquiring a degree in homeopathy. I am a healer and would like to broaden my skills.

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