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I specialize in organic, vegetarian cooking, be it in the form of cooking lessons or catering and private events. I have studied nutrition and am generally passionate about wholesome and tasty meals, full of color, creativity and nourishment. I have over 3 years of experience working as a catering manager for a retreat center, so am confident in creating meals for large and small groups and can work with varying budgets. California is blessed with so many varieties of fruits and vegetables that are available practically year-round that it's so easy to get inspired by a trip to your local farmer's market. I love teaching people how easy it is to make a vegetarian meal and love seeing people learn and get excited about where their food comes from. I can come to you for lessons as a private chef or for your event. I'm happy to help!(show more)
We do not believe in preset menu choices and a limited number of options. We feel that every potential client is different and must be catered to in a manner that best suits their taste and personality. From birthday parties to club or office events, whether it is a small gathering, a dinner party, cocktail hour, or book club, etc., we seek to provide an excellent service for any event and any occasion at any size, big or small. We also provide one-time and regularly scheduled pre-made or take-and-bake meal deliveries and can adhere to almost any dietary restriction(s). We pride ourselves on our service flexibility and the interest we take in our clients' satisfaction.(show more)
Great Dane is a full-service catering and events company, and our specialty is creative California cuisine, which means we take traditional dishes and add a Californian twist. That twist is the use of healthier, fresh, and local ingredients. We strive to use California's great produce from local farmers, and we go organic whenever possible. Our menus may change to accommodate in-season ingredients and so that we can provide you with the highest quality foods. We are driven by imagination and the desire to create events that are memorable and surpass all your expectations. Whether it's a simple coffee service, a formal dinner, a premiere party or elegant receptions and theme parties for hundreds, Great Dane works hard to make your event unforgettable. Our promise is not only to provide you with fresh, seasonal and creative food, but to offer unsurpassed reliability and extraordinary service.(show more)
I provide catering, cooking classes, dinner parties, cooking in your home or bringing food to your home. I create memorable events with food for my clients. Whether you need a private cooking class or series of classes, for one person or a group. Small dinner party or larger gathering of your family and friends, I'm here to help you with that! My pricing is reasonable and rates are negotiable to accommodate your budget. You will have a great time!(show more)
We have successfully helped many clients become more energetic and more focused on the important things in their own life. It is very true that you are what you eat. We will work with you and design a tailored meal plan or dinner event and help you execute it all the way through to your satisfaction. We are very flexible and address exactly what you are looking for, whether it is just a consulting session, or a menu building activity, or the catering of daily meal plans or special events.(show more)
I am available to help host a party or event. I can provide help in planning, shopping, setting up, preparing, serving, and bartending.(show more)
We offer catering, cooking classes, and full-service event management in the Los Angeles area. We have serviced thousands of weddings, anniversaries, graduations, birthdays, theme parties and galas in the last 15 years and would love to make your event perfect! We have a team of veteran event planners, day-of coordinators, florists, DJs and Le Cordon Bleu chefs who can make your event a dream come true!(show more)
I am a private chef who cooks healthy and delicious dinners on a several-day-a-week basis for clients. I deliver in the local area. My clients are those who can't, don't like to or don't want to cook, and I can fill that gap with ease, relying on your input, tastes, dietary issues, etc. I can stock your pantry, teach you cooking basics and consult with you on anything "food". I will travel 20 miles for a one-time catering for a party, but for my personal chef services on a regular basis. When I deliver food, I need to stay local (about 8 miles). I also I cater parties, either buffets or sit-down meals, for up to 40 guests. I don't eat or cook red meat, just a personal preference, but I do cook low-carb, great tasting food. Monthly, I am the chef at Le Secret Supper, a social/dining experience at which I cook a themed dinner of six courses and guests (up to 20) gather at a restored, vintage beach cottage in Venice. Ask for info and an invite! We're now in our 4th year, and it's always a great time for singles, couples, new friends, etc. I hope to talk to you soon! Ask about my menu list for more info.(show more)
Chef Alex Grover is a personable and knowledgeable food cognoscente and personal chef in the San Francisco area. He particularizes in family meals prepared in your home - with emphasis on healthy, farm-fresh and organic produce and antioxidant-rich superfoods. Alex's cooking style is a synergy of all the world's best cuisines. However, his signature dishes are based on his personal faves, including Pan Asian, Indian and African ingredients. Alex considers the unique needs of each family and creates unparalleled menus to fit individual tastes. His creative dishes can easily adapt food allergies, are gluten free, ideal for weight loss, low carb, and sugar free, as well as vegetarian and vegan. Meat dishes incorporate grass-fed and/or free-range selections.(show more)
I am a private chef catering to all clients' needs in the most professional and satisfying manner. I have knowledge of many skills and cuisines. I am trained in fine dining, nutrition, and healthy-eating habits.(show more)
I am a creative and passionate chef with many years of culinary experience. I pride myself in preparing new and inspiring dishes, not only for my guests' palates, but my own. I will plan, shop, and cook for you, your family or your guests. I am detail-oriented, very clean, and respectful. I am happy to prepare any meal in your kitchen or my own, and I can cook for one person or up to 12, on a one-time or on a continual basis. I take great pride in my work with food and love to teach what I have learned throughout the years. If you are interested in cooking lessons or planning a small party to learn, I'd love to help plan and teach at your event. I have held a variety of positions including and most recently as the Executive Chef of a well-known organization in Washington, DC. Experiences in new kitchens and new cities throughout the US and Caribbean have taught me a wide variety of cuisines; including but not limited to Contemporary American, French, Italian, Cajun/Creole, Asian, comfort food, Caribbean, Southern Style-Low Country Cuisine, Californian, Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-Free/Specialty diets. All of my meals are prepared with the freshest ingredients. A few memorable accolades throughout my career are listed below. - Catered social, political and private functions in DC serving up to 2,000 guests; including several tastings for the Inauguration Dinner and Local Celebrity Chefs - Received gold and silver medals in 2010-11 representing the restaurant company at NOWFE (New Orleans Wine and Food Experience) events - Directly assisted Executive Chef at the James Beard House, NYC(show more)
What do you love about your job?
I love the satisfaction I feel when an event is completed and the customer is gracious enough to tell me how great their event has turned out. I am passionate about preparing food that makes people feel good and totally satisfied.
I am grateful to meet different people and becoming apart of their special moment; being able to serve in them in this way brings a smile to my soul. There is a scripture in the bible that talks about a banquet and people being invited, I always feel that each event is living out that scripture, being able to see the smiles and laughter on people's face, seeing the good times food brings, seeing how food brings people together and warns their souls. I don't have enough words to describe how that makes me feel to express!
What or who inspired you to start your own business?
We invited some friends over for dinner one night and they were so blown away with the meal that they suggested I cater their wedding. At that time, I worked for a large corporation in a totally different field but always had a deep passion for food and the creativity behind it all; so I said yes!
I prepared Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast with a Chardonnay Cream Sauce, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Parmesan Crusted Asparagus. After that wonderful event, I was hooked!! I believe I found my expression for life and I want people to experience it when they sit down at your table
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One Hot Dish Catering Co. has been providing local catering services in Corona for 17 years. Their BBQ caterers have received many well-rated reviews from previous clients.
Tantalize your palate by hiring this creative catering company for your wedding or corporate event. Their gourmet catering menus include Asian, Italian, Caribbean, American, and Mediterranean cuisine.
Give your party a little sizzle with the help of personal chef, Jaydene Oconnor. He offers unique and personalized event catering services from intimate parties to large events.
This business sends out their top caterers who are available for weddings, in-home dinner parties and other special occasions. They provide mouthwatering cuisines using fresh ingredients.
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Impress your clients during a meeting with the corporate catering services of T.S.A.R. Catering. These events caterers also offer event planning, food styling, photography, cooking lessons and more.
Living and eating healthy are made effortless by this personal chef and small party caterer. Katheryne allows you enjoy the evening you host by providing healthy sustainable food catering services.
Let you party be remembered through the delicious meals offered by this full service catering business. Their team of award-winning food servers offers services for weddings, and other special events.
Have a successful wedding or baby shower with elegant catering services from Pamper Me Catering. Their event caterers also offers their services for small intimate events and big celebrations.
This Indian restaurant offers delivery and catering services. They have over 50 dishes to choose from, whether you are a vegetarian or not. They also have a space for parties and wedding receptions.
Mel Walker is a classically-trained and full-service boutique caterer who has been providing quality services since 1997. He offers event catering, gourmet-to-go meal delivery, and a lot more
Tacos Zapata offers onsite taco catering services for all kinds of parties and social events. They also provide Mexican food catering services.
Divoon Dining is among the catering companies that provide cost-effective yet unique party catering services. Their Hollywood-based chef has worked with celebrity actors, directors and writers.
This company provides professional pizza delivery and catering services. They prepare scrumptious food such as BBQ buffalo chicken wings, gourmet salads, Italian sandwiches, and more.
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