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Alison and her staff were amazing. The food she prepared for our party was wonderful. Her staff handled all the serving of the food and the drinks. They were a joy to work with. We had so many compliments on the food and service I would definitely use her again.
It was an absolute pleasure to have Heather from Simple Plate come into my home and share with me her vast knowledge of cooking. She made the whole process very stress free and enjoyable, even getting my young children involved! We all loved the meal we prepared together and also learned several tips and tricks for making our time in the kitchen more efficient. Heather is a very talented cook and I can't wait to have her back for another lesson! I highly recommend her services!
Shoshana really did an amazing job coordinating my baby shower. The buffet was full with tons of delicious food, there were several games and activities including a photo booth and baby onesie decoration station, and the decorations were top notch! Most importantly, me and all of my guests had so much fun! I would definitely hire Shoshana again for an upcoming event. Thank you, Shoshana!
Remembered all of our likes and dislikes. Came up with a great meal plan for us and we are definitely going to have her come by again.
Jamie regularly caters corporate meetings and classes for between 10-50 people for the Oregon Society of CPAs. She is always professional, prompt and courteous to the guests and the food is always delicious! Jamie has been very accommodating with our busy schedule and comes up with a great selection of creative and delicious meals. I would highly recommend Eat at Joe's catering for any event!
This is an update on a review I posted after having Greg deliver family meals for about a month: It just keeps getting better and better! His lamb stew, chicken curry, chicken soup, and chicken cacciatore have become family favorites. Try them! --E.L.
Reception for Le & Hansen Feb 17th, 2018 - Such a great experience having Skylar. Very professional. I could see he was dedicated to the job at hand. Tops in value, work quality, on time. The dishes he prepared went over very well with the guests. His staff assistants very much in stride with him. Very efficient, professional. This shows he sets a good example. I would call him again for future events. Thank you in making the event special! Norma Kilgore - Wedding Coordinator
When Michael Eckert rolls into a BBQ competition the other professionals know it's just been cranked up one BIG notch! Few can achieve the flavor and tenderness Mike produces. No matter the meat, no matter the challenge, he's not only up to it but his extraordinarily prepared foods exceed expectations. Never have I known his BBQ to disappoint. My personal standards are very, very high but Mike's creations dazzle my taste buds every time I am lucky enough to enjoy them!
Paul just catered mine and a friend's multi day birthday party. He prepared three WONDERFUL meals three days in a row. As a long time friend of ours he was incredible at balancing his responsibilities as caterer (which I assure you he took very seriously) with his ability to have fun with the group!! The meals were all meticulously made and served just when the group was getting antsy. Seriously, his menu was beautiful and delicious. I would highly suggest you give him a shout. Ps he has experience with carnivores, vegetarians, and vegans so don't be worried about that!!
Imaginative, innovative and delicious meals by Garcia- always memorable.
Cade is calm, cool and collected. He has a great presence. In the kitchen he has the confidence to take on any dish. And he does it extremely well. He definitely has, "the skills to pay the bills". From sweet treats to eloquent meals he is sure to keep you wanting more.
Thank you Jorge your food is amazing!! We ask Jorge to cater an outdoor event and he stole the show. We had some basic ideas for a menu and then Jorge took it to the next level. Everyone at our event was amazed at use of seasonal ingredients and the multi-course meal. Because of Jorge our event was a success. Thank you Mon Chef!!!
Chef Stef is an amazing chef and sommelier. She did a tasting and prepared all of the food for a Bon voyages party. She is very friendly and has welcoming demeanor. She was professional and very knowledgable. I would highly recommend her service and expertise. -Latrise
Jane is an exceptional chef, and was able to prepare me very specialized meals for a healing diet I was on. I felt my stress melt away each time she came to cook, and the meals were delicious! The variety of dishes she made was wonderful - so many things I never would have thought to prepare myself. Thanks Jane!
I contacted Steffi with fatigue and digestive issues that have been plaguing me for years. She responded immediately with an array of situational questions to diagnose accurately. Just that step alone started the realization process of my sugar induced crash and burn diet. She developed a personal plan to cut my sugar, increase water consumption, and healthy ways to get thru my swing shift work schedule. She also introduced bitters for digestion including recipes to make my own. (I have made and still use daily.) This literately changed my life. I'm lactose and gluten intolerant and have trouble digesting most food combinations. With the aid of bitters, I actually feel my stomach working again. I'm now not afraid to eat hearty meals, which was the cyclic problem of amping up on carbs for energy. Steffi checked in often and made me feel truly important with one on one guidance.
My wife and several friends who are interested in cooking watched chef Marc of Spark Private Chef Services skillfully prepare a 3 course gourmet meal which we then sat down and ate. The meal chef Marc prepared was every bit as good as ANY high end restaurant I've ever visited. Marc is an excellent communicator and took time to address questions, often in great detail. Marc also participated in a lively and wide ranging conversation around the dinner table. A thoroughly enjoyable evening.
Taste of Life catered a meeting for me. Charnel prepared lunch for 12 people. She arrived on time and was very professional. The food was amazing and the cost was reasonable. I highly recommend Taste of Life!
Rick Browne's expertise in all facets of cooking are outstanding, but are particularly impressive in all things related to BBQ. By that, I mean grilling, smoking, and the preparation of foods being considered. He blends experience developed over years to create classics, from Baked Alaska for intimate dinner parties of 25 guests, to smoking a suckling pig on an indirect smoker to serve 200 people. Well versed in kitchen technique, he is an astute chef that has a very rare recognition degree of a Doctorate in BBQ from some prestigious societies in the trade. RIck is an engaging conversationalist at every event I have been a part of with him, espousing his knowledge of food and wine pairings to the guests enjoyment.
Brittany Baldwin of Portland Home Chef is an inspiring and encouraging teacher. She listened to what my needs, objectives, fears and competencies/challenges are and then created a learning menu designed to give me just what I needed. I wish I could have her in my home every night cooking with me! I came away from our session empowered about my capacity to prepare delicious, nourishing food for my son and me. I have new skills and insights--and recipes--and a renewed sense of fun about being in my kitchen. And now, every time my son (who is 2) eats something that tastes good, he asks if Brittany has prepared it. Plus, Brittany is a wonderful, easygoing person who is just enjoyable to have in your kitchen. This is an extraordinary value.
I contacted Jennifer 3 days before I needed her prepare an anniversary dinner for my husband and myself. She responded promptly and asked to f/u via phone. She was very accomodating regarding my requests. She also keep me updated via text messages. She followed through on her plan and the food was delicious and the presentation was almost too pretty to eat. She was great to work with and I will definitely use her again and have already recommended her to friends. She will not disappoint!
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I have been in the catering and restaurant industry for the past 15 years. I can help with your event planning, menu preparation, limo rental, entertainment needs, server and bartender needs, event set up and crew staffing.