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Birthday or anniversary party,
Bridal or baby shower,
American - casual,
American - formal,
Mexican or Latin American,
American - Southern,
Mediterranean or Middle Eastern,
I would highly recommend Fancy's Personal Chef Services. Within one week, we were able to connect, draw up a menu (Fancy is very accommodating) and solidify a very fair price. My group of guys raved about the Omelet Bar and Sweet Potato Hash that Fancy prepared at our office. Huge success all around! Would definitely use Fancy again for private catering! Thank you Fancy!Mar 21, 2017VerifiedFancy's Personal Chef Services's reply
Jody! What fun the omelet bar was and I so enjoyed meeting the group, their enthusiasm and compliments was wonderful! Thank you!
Event Help and Wait Staff
If I could give Claudine 10 stars I would. Claudine provided catering support and clean up for my party, and she was so attentive, professional, and organized! I received some flowers just before my party and did not have time to put them into a vase, so I sat them in my pantry on the floor. I noticed half way through the evening that she had taken them out and put them in a lovely vase for all to enjoy. She's a real talent. Thank you Claudine!Dec 19, 2015VerifiedFancy's Personal Chef Services's reply
Thank you so much Tara! I enjoyed serving at your event and it was my pleasure to meet you and share in your occasion. Your generosity was very appreciated! Thank you
Event Catering (Buffet)
Claudine was wonderful! She catered a bridal shower for me for 20 people. I had crazy requests (no gluten, no dairy) and she managed it beautifully. She communicated with me as needed during the planning phase (before the shower). On the day of - she arrived on time to the event, was dressed professionally, set up efficiently, and was extremely adaptive to a small space. She served the guests from a buffet-style set up and was very helpful and well received. The best part - the food was fantastic! Salads and stuffed mushrooms and meatballs, etc. Wonderful. Portions were huge - but I appreciated the left overs. Will definitely work with her again.Nov 2, 2015VerifiedFancy's Personal Chef Services's reply
Margaret, It was a pleasure to be of service to you and the bride-to-be! Thank you! :)
Brunch catering, punctual and very creative with her dishes including eggs-fantastic!Oct 6, 2015VerifiedFancy's Personal Chef Services's reply
Thank you Ashley and Ryan! It was a pleasure to serve at your brunch! You took my egg cookery to another level in experience. :)
Had our New Year's Eve dinner party catered and it was delicious. Plenty of food, all set up for us, and had enough for our guests to take leftovers. Everyone loved it!Jan 10, 2017Fancy's Personal Chef Services's reply
Karen, Thank you for the review! It was a pleasure preparing food for your special occasion.
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I don't have standard pricing on foods because too many market fluctuations on food and I create alot of menu options for clients to choose from in all kinds of cuisines. Generally I charge an hourly rate for shopping, prep and meal preparation, plus cost of food, delivery and tax. If it's for larger groups I discuss and confirm menu with client and charge a pp rate, plus tax gratuity and set-up/delivery.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?If there is mutual interest I send the client an agreement form and a personal food preferences questionnaire (for ongoing services). Both would be returned to me with a deposit to start the meal planning process. I then send them a meal plan according to their preferences, get their approval and then set a date and time of delivery. (allow 3 days from receipt of deposit to delivery date). The process is pretty much the same for EVENT DINNERS/CATERING but I send a formal proposal to the client. As far as COOKING LESSONS I would ask for a deposit to secure date and time.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I am a 2015 graduate of Le Cordon Bleu in Dallas and received my Associates in Culinary Arts. I also subscribe to current food publications and what is happening in the food industry. I am also a CERTIFIED KITCHEN MANAGER. To the average layperson, this is what is known in the food industry as a certificate for working in a restaurant. A person receives a certificate only after passing an extensive test for SANITATION AND FOOD HEALTH. I got a 98.7%.