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I HIGHLY recommend Steven of Crowe's Traveling Cuisine. It was my first experience with a personal chef and I can't wait to do it again! The food was EXCELLENT! We even had leftovers :) For dessert we had a chocolate cake with chocolate mousse and chocolate icing. It was so delicious, we hid it from our kids, ha! Just imagine being at a restaurant, but instead you are in the privacy of your own home. It was so relaxing.
Matthew has been a personal chef for us, cooking meals once a week. He has been thoughtful in the sorts of dishes he's chosen, paying close attention to our preferences and making creative suggestions. He is always on time and is obviously passionate about his work.
I am leaving DC, and thought it would be nice to host a farewell dinner for my friends. With Theresa's help (and by help I mean she took care of everything), the dinner was an amazing experience for everyone. Theresa was a pleasure to work with. Right from the beginning, she was very responsive and kept me updated on her plans for my event. In addition to the groceries, Theresa took care of everything I needed - silverware, wine glasses, plate settings, even flowers and candles for the table. She also printed little menus for everyone that listed all the courses, which were a great hit. Theresa also handled the logistical challenges of my event extremely well. For starters, I hosted my dinner in the lounge of my condo, but she had to do all the cooking in my apartment on the third floor. While this would have been a considerable challenge to most chefs, Theresa handled the situation very professionally - she did all the cooking in my apartment and plated everything in the lounge, and everything tasted as if she had just cooked everything right next to us, while she also timed all the courses perfectly despite the long distance she had to cover in between. Theresa also handled the dietary restrictions among my guests very well. We had vegetarians, folks who did not eat certain meats, pregnant women, and people who did not drink. But at the end, nobody was left out, and everyone had an amazing meal. Theresa even brought a "mocktail" mix for the non-drinkers which, I thought, was a very nice touch. Finally, Theresa handled a large crowd efficiently. For my dinner, she had to feed sixteen people, and she made sure everyone had a great time and great meal. More importantly, I had a guest show up unexpected, and even though she prepared for only fifteen people, she accommodated the sixteenth guest with no issues despite the short (or lack of) notice. As for her cooking - it was top notch. Everything was fresh and delicious, and the presentation was beautiful. She is a true professional chef, and as her other reviews here can attest, she is an excellent chef so I will not go into great detail on her cooking. I will just say that everyone was craving seconds of every course. After the dinner, she cleaned up so quickly and efficiently, that the kitchen looked as if nothing had happened (except it smells great!). If I ever get the opportunity, I will not hesitate to work with Theresa again.
Simply put, Chef Jackie Johnson is incredible. My wife and I along with another couple had Chef Jackie come to our home for a cooking lesson. Throughout the lesson, she was attentive toward all of us, gave us each individualized attention, and created an atmosphere that was engaging, fun, casual, and educational all at the same time. Her personality is very upbeat and you can tell in a matter of minutes that she is passionate about engaging and teaching others. As someone that is an above average cook, it was great to have Jackie teach me additional techniques and have a dialogue on cooking topics that I was most interested in. At the same time, the other couple were more novice in the kitchen, and she was easily able to shift how she spoke to make sure everyone could understand their task and reasons for the specific approach to cooking. Chef Jackie is authentic in her approach, provides excellent communication during the lesson, and gives you an experience that you will surely remember. Oh, and the came out fantastic. I highly recommend Chef Jackie to anyone in the Northern Virginia area who either wants to take a private lesson in their home, or wants to host a small dinner party and would like to have a chef prepare the meal in full. Thank you Chef for a wonderful experience, a great lesson, and empowering us to create great food!
Hiring a personal chef was never something I felt within my realm of possibilities, being a self employed artist and single mother, so I am surprised by what I've learned working with Shirle. She is knowledgeable and efficient, providing a real service through busy times. My gluten free requirement is no problem and the food is remarkable! I have nothing but gratitude, love, and respect for this woman.
We provide BBQ catering and personal chef services. We have over 28 years of experience in the hospitality industry and excel at providing wonderful events and cuisines.
My housemate and I were hosting some friends from out of town for a holiday dinner the weekend before Christmas. At the last minute we decided to employ a personal chef, so that we could focus on entertaining and not spend all our time in the kitchen. It was definitely the right decision. Our chef, Malcolm, created a splendid meal: sweet and sour shrimp to start, rack of lamb (perfectly done) with baby carrots and risotto, and individual pineapple upside down cakes that were gorgeous. This was a tough crowd, as all guests frequently dined out and several had extensive experience in the restaurant industry. The evening could not have been more enjoyable. And what a relief to have the kitchen cleaned up at the end. Thank you Malcolm, Myranda, and everyone at PlateDate for a memorable holiday. We hope to invite you back next year!
I can provide you with healthy, home-cooked meals to get you and your family back to the dinner table. Each meal is prepared fresh by me, with locally purchased products as often as possible and fresh vegetables from a local farm in season. They're not mass produced, but individually crafted to your own specifications and dietary requirements. I have been in business continually since 2001 with many satisfied customers. Gourmet or family-friendly, it's your choice because with me, "it's all about the food".
Tasty CuiZZine offers catering; personal chef services; business meeting, distinctive wedding, shower, and birthday party planning; and decor services in the DC, Northern VA and MD areas. Tasty CuiZZine provides a fusion of American-African inspired meals and decor mixed with a flair for American, Asian and continental palates. We are tasteful, yet simple. We're also handling and organizing events, like dinners, showers, weddings, breakfast meetings, etc. We offer catering services for events of virtually any size. We want to make your event memorable and special.
I offer personal chef and catering services. I am the solution to all your food and entertaining problems, at home or for your corporate events. I am here to meet and satisfy the culinary needs of people with demanding lives. I provide a wide range of creative culinary services to individuals and corporations alike. I can save you time, save you money and help you support a healthy lifestyle. I bring the world's best flavors to you!
Craig J's was named Maryland's top farm-to-table chef service in the Montgomery Magazine. I am former Air Force One and Camp David's culinary-crew chief. I'm also a former chef instructor in the US Marines. I only use farm-fresh food and local food products. I get meals prepared weekly or provide personal chef services for the weekend and private parties for two or more.
How many times have you headed home after a long, busy day and wondered, "What in the world am I going to do about dinner?" Whether you're tired of the cost and calorie count of takeout or you're just too busy to cook, Terri's Table can help! Let Chef Terri handle your menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking, and cleanup, and come home to a fridge and freezer stocked with healthy, custom meals your family will love. Terri's Table is an in-home personal chef service, providing standard meal service, catering small gatherings, and teaching cooking classes and parties. Terri's Table creates customized meals and menus for each client, providing a truly personal and unique service for all your culinary needs. Gluten-free, diabetic, vegetarian, and other special meal requirements are all available. Give us a call for a free, no-obligation consultation!
We could not have been more pleased with the dinner Colin put together for our 12 person wedding. He took the time to come meet with us beforehand to discuss the menu options; made recommendations and collaborated with us until it was just what we wanted, and was flexible with our last minute changes. He arrived early with all of the necessary equipment. He prepared all of the food from scratch and was more than friendly as he interacted with everyone - despite the fact he was simultaneously (and perfectly) timing up multiple dishes all to be laid out at intervals we worked out beforehand. He came dressed professionally in a chef's uniform, actively sought any direction he needed, then was able to operate entirely self-sufficiently in a completely new kitchen with a questionable grill situation and our 2 massive puppies keeping him locked in the prep space. The server he brought with him was professionally dressed and composed and was highly responsive to our party's needs. They completely handled cleanup, and managed to meticulously clean our nearly 100 year old wedding china under the overly-scrutinizing glare of the mother/grandmother-inlaws. In addition to his general professionalism and endearing demeanor, the food was fresh, flavorful, and perfectly cooked - simply delicious. Appetizers - (Finger foods on serving platters) Mini Crab Cakes - tartar/cocktail sauce Mini Meat Balls - marinara sauce Charcuterie Platter - meat, cheese, olives, peppers Veggie Tray Dinner - (Family Style) Rolls with Butter Garden Salad Grilled Asparagus Mediterranean Grain Salad - Citrus Herb Vinaigrette Citrus Terragon Kebab Chicken Whole Beef Tenderloin - dry rubbed and grilled, sliced to serve We couldn't recommend Colin more highly.
I hired Kevin to prepare weekly breakfasts and dinners for me during a very busy time in my life. I was thoroughly impressed with his menus, cleanliness, time management, professionalism and friendly personality. He left my kitchen cleaner than it was when he first started working for me! I like that he consulted with a nutritionist to develop menus that fit my health goals and it never once felt like I was eating "health food". I never knew vegetables could taste so great! He also imparted some great knowledge and taught me a few recipes, which other personal chefs were not willing to do in the past. I can't think of one bad thing to say about my experience with Kevin!
On behalf of the Lewis family in our time of Loss, we wish to thank Best of both worlds for successfully providing a much needed service with stunning and delicious dishes yesterday. Your staff was very professional too. Thanks again.
I really wish I could give him more than five stars. Deshawn is more than exceptional. He was super professional. This being my first time planning a party of this magnitude, he helped me every step of the way. He created a wonderful menu including appitzers and everything was so delicious. In fact the food was so good that guests of the party did actively seek me out to get his information. His food was the highlight of the event. I'm so blessed to have found such a talented chef to cater my party. He's super professional, talented, punctual, and reasonably priced. I will definitely be utilizing his services for all of my future catering needs. Ps. His greens are the best I've ever had..
Our services start with an exciting seasonal menu, bursting with a variety of colors and a symphony of flavors dancing on your palate. Chef's seasonal menus are entirely handcrafted and created with the highest quality ingredients available from local farms and gourmet vendors. We specialize in off- premise full service catering, we bring the party to you! Yes affordable elegance is possible and completely stress free when booking with us. We offer a wide range of professional services that include, personal chef services, culinary arts classes, event planning, venue design, wardrobe styling and event photography. We take great pride in our polished presentations! "Impress your guests with the perfect pair!"
As a personal chef, I prepare menus tailored to my clients' dietary and culinary needs, purchase all groceries, prepare all items in the clients' kitchen, and label and store each item. My clients are left with a spotless kitchen and a refrigerator full of delicious meals. I am also available for catering and in-home classes and demonstrations. I specialize in low-carb meals, particularly the paleo/primal diet. I have an associate of arts degree in professional cooking from Baltimore's International Culinary College, and I am a ServSafe certified food handler.
Josh and Nathan certainly know what they're doing. They provided a thoughtful design that includes beautiful low maintenance native plants that really dressed up the front of our house at a very reasonable price. They are great communicators and are wonderful in offering useful advice for lawn and landscape care. They actually went beyond what we expected, and we're very pleased to have found a trustworthy landscaping partner
KC's Cuisine offers full-service catering and personal chef services. No event is too small or big; we have vast experience with anniversary parties, wedding receptions, baby showers, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, cookouts, birthday parties and holiday parties. Party sizes range from small and intimate parties, to parties for hundreds of people. KC's Cuisine, come, experience the taste!
I hired Chef Alex to prepare a romantic dinner for two for my ten year anniversary. He was very prompt in responding to my emails and working with me in preparing the menu. On the day of the event he was on time and came prepared with very fresh ingredients and prepared everything on site. He timed each course and didn't rush anything as we enjoyed the meal. At the end of the meal he left the kitchen spotless and was professional throughout the entire evening. Our four course meal was excellent and I would hire Chef Alex again for a dinner party or intimate meal for two.
Kitten with a Whisk is an event planning and personal chef business. With 10 years of experience in event planning, from trade shows and seminars to weddings and other special occasions, I can help you plan your event no bigger how big or small it is. I provide long-term, comprehensive event planning services, but if you just need me to help you design a specific aspect of your event or keep things running the day of, I can help with that too. I also provide personal chef services for smaller groups gathering -- from anniversary cocktail parties to a romantic dinner at home for two -- I'm well versed in many international cuisines, beer and wine tasting and pairings and can custom build a menu for your special evening based on any specification you give me. Just ask! With competitive pricing and the attitude that there is no one-size-fits-all plan for your event, Kitten with a Whisk will handle every last detail, so you can sit back and be a guest yourself!
Creative cuisine for any occasion! I am a Baltimore-based private chef and caterer who will design and create a wonderful culinary experience for any event such as: - Birthday parties - Dinner parties - Grand openings - Corporate events - Weddings - Any special occasion you may have I am classically trained and a graduate of Baltimore International College. Allow me to turn your event into a spectacular occasion!
I am a great cook and baker. I have only cooked for friends and family so far, but I always get glowing reviews at my many brunches and dinner parties. I cook just about everything and make many different types of desserts, including strawberry shortcakes, chocolate-covered strawberries, and hazelnut mousse in edible chocolate cups.
Imagine coming home to a delicious, healthful home-cooked meal, without the hassle of planning, shopping, prepping, cooking and cleaning up. I can make mealtime a time to savor, to come together, a respite from an otherwise hectic life. As a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America with over a decade of professional cooking experience ranging from town and country clubs to resorts, restaurants and catering, I can help you to achieve the lifestyle you have been dreaming of. My services are available for: * busy professionals * athletes in training * people on medically restrictive diets * new parents * hosts who are wanting to entertain with ease * busy families * independent seniors * vacation-bound people
I am a catering and private chef. I am a graduate of Johnson & Wales University. At Catering By Clea, we design your event with you in mind. We're offering a wide range of cuisine for parties of 2 to 300 people.
Hi. My name is Apple, and I'm an executive chef. I travel throughout the US preparing delicious gourmet meals, and teaching cooking classes to my many clients (celebrities, musicians, world leaders, and ambassadors). I have an extremely wide portfolio of culinary flavours. These are the different cuisines I am well-versed in, and learned from chefs of these countries/regions on how to prepare authentically (Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, East and West Indian, Caribbean, Spanish, French and Italian). I love food and using quality ingredients, and can be found many days schlepping to farmers' markets to see what's in stock and season. Many of my customers love me for the simple fact, that I give them what they ask for, with a little extra on top. I go above and beyond my requirements as your chef. I believe wholeheartedly that the beginning of any great relationship is over amazing food, and that's what I create - amazing food! * Personal and private chef service * In-home cooking lessons * Kitchen organization * Pantry stocking and setup * Personal grocery shopping * Romantic dinners for two * Nutritional consultation for special dietary situations * Creatively themed catered parties (any occasion you can think of from 2-22 and beyond)
We offer a personal chef service, your "what's for dinner solution"! If you are tired of carry-out, too many restaurant dinners or just not having a healthy diet, The Suburban Chef may have the answer for you. The Suburban Chef will plan a menu for your approval, do the grocery shopping, come to your home to cook, package your meals with instructions for reheating and clean up, leaving your hope smelling like freshly cooked food. If you would like to discuss the possibility of providing you and your family with a better and more healthy dinner option, please contact us.
Catering By Chef LLC offers full-service catering to individuals, corporate, and business entities. Our mission is to provide creative aesthetically appealing menus that will titillate our client's taste buds, capture their imagination, and ease the process in event planning.
Too busy to cook? Imagine coming home after a long day at work and not having to worry about what's for dinner, that is, what to cook or where to go. All you have to do is reheat your fresh and succulent dinner prepared by Chef Marlon. I will personally tailor a menu to your individual needs. Leave the grocery shopping, cooking, and clean-up to me so you can relax and enjoy your dinner. Contact Chef Marlon today!
Now that you have saved the date, custom decor and candy buffets are what we'll create! From custom balloons to centerpieces, and drop-dead gorgeous candy buffets, we'll make your event a night to remember! We offer: * Balloon * Floral * Candy Buffets * Linen * Custom Props
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