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John Fravel Private Chef & Catering
John Fravel Private Chef & Catering

John Fravel Private Chef & Catering

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Introduction: Chef John Fravel has over 37 years of experience as a private chef and caterer, and consistently delivers exceptional food and flavor. He has 160+ 5-Star reviews and is known for being incredibly easy-going and a delight to work with. John has worked extensively with political figures and celebrities, generating repeat and referral business consistently. John's favorite part of his work is seeing people's eyes light up when they taste the food he has prepared. Contact us today to begin planning your event!

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Hired 206 times

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4 employees

40 years in business

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This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

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

Excellent 4.9

188 reviews


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Courtney H.

Personal Chef

Chef John is absolutely amazing! The second I spoke with him on the phone I knew he’d be perfect for my Mother’s Day brunch. He made great suggestions, but also listened to the needs of my group. This was our second event with Chef John and we’re already excited for our next private meal with Chef John. Each experience was different in a good way. P.S. Order the shrimp and grits...they’re incredibly delicious!
May 11, 2021
Jacqueline H.

Personal Chef

Our food was beyond amazing! Those were the best crab cakes and lobster tails I have ever eaten! Chef John is extremely personable and makes you feel relaxed. Definitely recommend.
John Fravel Private Chef & Catering's reply
Jacqueline, Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure meeting you and your guests, and I am so glad everyone enjoyed the evening. John
May 2, 2021
Gizel w.

Personal Chef

I hired chef john for my husband’s birthday requesting a French menue. He made a spectacular dinner the food was phenomenal I would definitely hire him again. If I could rate him 10 stars I would. Chef john is top notch!!!
John Fravel Private Chef & Catering's reply
Gizel, It was a pleasure meeting you. Your kind review means a great deal. Thanks you. John
Apr 14, 2021
Maria S.

Personal Chef

I can not recommend John ENOUGH!!! We booked him as a surprise for my dad's 73rd Bday. We wanted to host him with a fancy surprise dinner at home, made by a Chef. Since I first contacted John he replied very quickly and wanted to talk over the phone to understand and to suggest a menu. I appreciated this a LOT since I could tell right away that he caters to each client's individual needs and does not offer a fit for all menu option. His business is family-run, so I chatted with his wife and meet his son who came to assist him. They were very professional they arrived an hour early and brought all they needed for the dinner, they literally did not use anything from my home, they cleaned everything as well and even left us leftover neatly packed on the fridge. The meal was DELICIOUS, and also he explained each dish as served and how he had prepared them. We will surely book his services again. Also, he and his son took excellent precautions due to COVID which made all my family feel safe! Thank you so much!!!
John Fravel Private Chef & Catering's reply
Maria, Thank you so much for your kind review. We really enjoyed working with you, and your family as well. I look forward to working together in the future. John
Mar 26, 2021
Stefan P.

Personal Chef

Chef John did a stellar job in helping us celebrate are birthday party. The food was delicious and very well prepared. Thanks again for an outstanding job. I would certainly hire him again!
John Fravel Private Chef & Catering's reply
Stefan, Thank you very much for your review. It was a pleasure meeting you and I look forward to working with you in the future. John
Mar 22, 2021
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  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    Customers pay a 50% deposit for the event to reserve the date and to purchase the food. Balance is due the date of the event. We do not charge travel fees, and gratuity is at the discretion of the customer.

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

    I offer a suggested menu based on their request, and then ask for their input to start a dialogue. I stay in touch so that they are assured their party will go exactly as they want it to.

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

    -John is 2019 ServSafe Manager certified. -John has been a chef for 37 years. -John is a U.S. Navy Veteran. -John is an Eagle Scout!

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