- 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.