Delectable Dining by Chef Gail
Delectable Dining by Chef Gail

Delectable Dining by Chef Gail

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Introduction: Welcome to Delectable Dining by Chef Gail. We offer our clients/customers professional personalized Meal Prep and Small Group catering services. We have been serving outstanding services in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area since 2015. Our cuisine is what we term, Globally Inspired Cuisine, and is based on my Caribbean heritage, and years of extensive international travel while living abroad. I incorporate a touch of my favorite international cuisines in my cooking and have received raved reviews from my clients for producing mouth-watering meals. Please visit our website for more information on our great food, first-class services, and outstanding customer service. We work with our clients/customers to ensure they are totally satisfied with our Delectable Dining experience. Customer Service is our priority, and we look forward to earning your trust and your business. Thank you, Chef Gail

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2 employees

6 years in business

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PayPal, Square cash app, Zelle

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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

Wear masks during the job

Wear gloves during the job

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job

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

Exceptional 5.0

10 reviews


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Nicole J.

’ve known Chef Gail for a few years now. She first catered my house warming party. I was searching for culture infused and flavorful food for my picky family members and friends. As they don’t just eat anybody’s food and I would typically cook myself. I was pleasantly surprised and very impressed by Chef Gail. She exceeded my expectations and won over me and all of my guests. The food was so full of flavor and beautifully presented. Chef paid attention to every detail and went above and beyond to ensure that me and my guests were completely satisfied. I later used Chef Gail’s prepared meals service. Again, so delicious and full of flavor. She introduced me to some tasty options that I’m not sure I would have even considered trying. Also, Chef was very accommodating of my dietary concerns and restrictions. For these reasons and many more, I highly recommend Chef Gail’s services. In addition to her exquisitely prepared flavorful cuisine she’s a genuinely warm and caring person. Chef takes her food and business seriously and it shows in everything that she does.
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Dear Katherine, It was a pleasure working with you. You were wonderful and easy to work with and I was so happy that you were open to trying some of the meals I created for you. I look forward to working with you again. Thank you for all the lovely compliments. I really enjoy working with my clients, and I do make it a bit personal because I think it is important to engage with each client to satisfy his/her needs. My best regards, Chef Gail
Jul 16, 2021
Thumbtack Customer

Chef Gail provided a personal chef experience for my sisters 50th birthday. Her service, food, personality, professionalismeverything about her and her sous-chef was exceptional. I will definitely be calling her for other events in the future. I am also going to call on her for her meal prep services as soon as my budget allows!
Delectable Dining by Chef Gail's reply
Dear Vanessa, You were great to work with on your sister's 50th birthday party. I had so much fun catering and working at the event, and was so happy that everyone loved the food. I look forward to working with you again in the future, for any of your catering needs. My best regards, Chef Gail
Apr 15, 2021
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Thumbtack Customer

In addition to being a fine professional Chef Gail is a superb chef. I have had the great pleasure of hiring her for her culinary skills for small dinner parties, large large dinner parties at my home and she prepares meals to my specification privately. My guests consistently rave to the taste of her culinary success. Her cuisine is always fresh, delicious, and flavorful and she uses the finest ingredients. I highly recommend her to whoever may be contemplating hiring her for an event.
Nov 11, 2020
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Kerri P.

My husband and I have worked with Chef Gail several times over the past few years. We would emphatically recommend her for home dinner parties (we've had 12-40 people). Her menu ideas are creative and attentive to our preferences. Her prices are reasonable, and every bite is simply amazing. She is professional and prompt. My favorites include her sliders, chicken and waffles, filet mignon, and any of her seafood.
Delectable Dining by Chef Gail's reply
Dearest Kerri, Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful review. I enjoyed working with you and Earl over the years, and I look forward to working with you both again. Just call and I will be there! You guys are so amazing, and you have a place in my heart always! Gail
Aug 10, 2021
Ganesh S.

The food and packaging were excellent quality and you could tell Chef Gail put time into all of it. She was very professional during all encounters. She also responded very quickly to all inquiries. Will definitely order again!
Delectable Dining by Chef Gail's reply
Ganesh, Thank you for the lovely review. It was a pleasure working with you to provide the meals that you wanted, and I look forward to working with you again. Warm regards, Chef Gail
Aug 5, 2021
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  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    My pricing is set as stated but I have worked with clients in the past to provide service that fits within their budget.

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

    After I make contact with the customer, and he/she decides to work with me, I get to know them, their likes/dislikes, what his or her expectations are for the event or service, and then work the client to make sure they know what to expect. If there are an issues (i.e.. unavailability of an item that will affect the menu) I reach out and offer a comparable substitute or replacement for the item. I have only had to do this once, and the client was even more satisfied with the replacement we agreed on.

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

    I have a Bachelor of Science in Culinary Management from an accredited Culinary School. I did my externship training at the Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City, and at the InterContinental Hotel, London, UK. I was also the Protocol and Event Manager for one of the Offices within the American Embassy in Windhoek, Namibia; and London, UK.

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