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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

Snapper
Snapper

App 1: Mini Red Snapper Tacos with Fruit Salsa

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Braised Pork
Braised Pork

App 2: Braised Pork Ragout on Polenta Cake

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Girls Night
Girls Night

Girls night featuring passed appetizers

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Snapper
Snapper

App 1: Mini Red Snapper Tacos with Fruit Salsa

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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

Taco Bar
Taco Bar

Tacos Backyard Party

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Chef Aric Grilling
Chef Aric Grilling

Tacos Backyard Party

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Taco Bar
Taco Bar

Tacos Backyard Party

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Sides:


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

Golden Beets & Green Beans Salad with Shaved Almonds, Goat Cheese & Red Wine Vinaigrette
Golden Beets & Green Beans Salad with Shaved Almonds, Goat Cheese & Red Wine Vinaigrette

Salad: Golden Beets & Green Beans Salad

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Mustard Potato Salad
Mustard Potato Salad

Side: Mustard Potato Salad

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Golden Beets & Green Beans Salad with Shaved Almonds, Goat Cheese & Red Wine Vinaigrette
Golden Beets & Green Beans Salad with Shaved Almonds, Goat Cheese & Red Wine Vinaigrette

Salad: Golden Beets & Green Beans Salad

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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.

Open Faced Seafood Ravioli
Open Faced Seafood Ravioli

First Course: Open Faced Seafood Ravioli with Lemon Cream Sauce & Crispy Leeks

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Applewood Smoked Corn Soup with Crispy Bacon
Applewood Smoked Corn Soup with Crispy Bacon

Second Course: Applewood Smoked Corn Soup with Crispy Bacon

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Chef Preparing courses

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Open Faced Seafood Ravioli
Open Faced Seafood Ravioli

First Course: Open Faced Seafood Ravioli with Lemon Cream Sauce & Crispy Leeks

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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