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Sample Menus & Pricing: Personal Chef Services

Below are a couple of sample menu options for our personal chef services. Your choices below are just to determine the basic framework/structure of your menu, so we can get a general idea of what the total pricing will be.

Sample Menu 1

Passed Appetizers Starting at $45.00 per person  + cost of food

(Service fees minimum 8 guests up to 50 guests)

This menu is great for a cocktail party, reception, and/or a board game night, book reading, etc. when you’d rather have “finger food” instead of forks and knives on your special day.

We’ll prepare 6 appetizers and serve 3 rounds of each dish for a passed appetizer party.

Sample Menu:

Appetizer 1: Mini Red Snapper Tacos with Fruit Salsa
Appetizer 2: Braised Pork Ragout on Polenta Cake 
Appetizer 3: Grilled Eggplant with Mozzarella and Pesto
Appetizer 4: Rosemary Chicken Skewers 

Appetizer 5: Crab Cakes with Spicy Red Pepper Sauce
Appetizer 6: Braised Beef with Puff Pastry and Mascarpone Cheese

Personal Chef Sample Menus

Sample Menu 2

Backyard Party Starting at $30.00 per person  + cost of food

(Service fees minimum 15 guests up to 50 guests)

Provide us a grill, and/or an outdoor kitchen, we’ll cook for you, so you can enjoy your guests & have fun! Burger bar? Taco bar? American Grilling party? Bring it on!

Menu Sample: Taco Bar

Taco 1: Pollo 

Taco 2: Carne Asada

Taco 3: Carnitas

Taco 4: Champiñones


Homemade Guacamole, Homemade Pico de Gallo, Homemade Beans & Pork

Homemade Authentic Mexican Hot Salsa, Fresh Jalapeño, Fresh Chopped Onions

Fresh Chopped Cilantro, Sour Cream, Cheddar Cheese

Sample Menu 3

Family (Buffet) Style Starting at $50.00 per person + cost of food

(Service fees minimum 8 guests up to 30 guests)

Family Style means that we will plate it on a larger serving dish to your table and you and your guests will share the food from the serving dish, just like Thanksgiving or Christmas gathering dinner. This will be a more casual dining experience, and it usually includes 1 Appetizer or Salad, 1 Main course with 2 Sides, and 1 dessert.

Sample Menu:

Salad: Golden Beets & Green Beans Salad with Shaved Almonds, Goat Cheese & Red Wine Vinaigrette
Main Course: Roasted Cornish Hen with Rosemary Aioli
Side Dishes: Grilled Asparagus & Mustard Potato Salad
Dessert: Blueberry & Almond Tart

Sample Menu 4

Plated/Seated 3 or 5 Course Dinner

Starting at $75.00  for 3 courses per person + cost of food 

(Service fees minimum of 6 guests, up to 20 guests)

Starting at $125.00 for 5 Courses per person + cost of food

(Service fees minimum of 4 guests, up to 12 guests)

This will be a bit more formal dinner, we will portion out food in the individual dish, and serve it to you and your guests at the table. We will build a customized menu to fits your needs. Whichever course you choose, your dinner will be unique and delicious for your special day.

Sample Menu: 5 Course Plated Meal


First Course: Open-Faced Seafood Ravioli with Lemon Cream Sauce & Crispy Leeks
Second Course: Applewood Smoked Corn Soup with Crispy Bacon
Third Course: Sautéed Dover Sole with Thai Red Curry Sauce, Chopped Almonds & Julienne Vegetables
Fourth Course: Braised Beef Short Ribs with mashed Potatoes & Sautéed Spinach
Fifth Course: Traditional Creme Brûlée with Berries and Cookies

More Options and Pricing

Romantic Customized Plated Dinner for 2 guests Starting at $200 per person

7 Course Plated Menu Starting at $175 per person (Service fees minimum of 4 guests, up to 10 guests)

A formal, yet very adventurous dining experience in your own home with your friends and family!

Sample Menu:

1st Course: Trio of Seafood Appetizer

2nd Course: Trio of Meat Appetizer

3rd Course (Soup): French Onion Soup

4th Course (Salad): Butter Leaf Salad with Hearts of Palm, Tomato & Goat Cheese with Pesto Vinaigrette

5th Course (Fish): Salmon with Soba Noodle in Spicy Broth with Asian Veggies

6th Course (Meat): Seared Chicken Breast with Potato Gratin & Tarragon Demi Glaze

7th Course: (Dessert): Irish Creme Brûlée with Irish coffee

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