The chef will shop, prep, cook, and clean up after themselves. The pricewe provide covers the chef's fee, travel to your location as well as all top quality fresh ingredients. For some locations there may be a small travelcharge, we can let you know if this applies. Plus we never charge for corkage.
How much does it cost to hire a personal chef?
Prices vary depending on menu choices, number of guests, and location – everything will be taken into account to provide an accurate price that suits your budget. If you have a particular budget in mind please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs. Generally a dinner at home for two will be competitively priced with a high quality restaurant meal, but without the fuss, babysitters or taxis required!
How long will the Chef be at my home?
This varies depending upon your requirements. The food is freshly made in your kitchen however some preparation will have taken place in advance. If you wish we can even produce full meals in advance and deliver them to your home with heating instructions should you wish to keep it a secret that you are using our services!
When do I need to book?
As early as possible to secure a space in the diary, particularly if it is a weekend booking. Usually customers who book 6 – 8 weeks in advance are able to secure their preferred date. Please call us if your booking is last minute and we will do our best to accommodate it.
Do you require a deposit?
In order to secure your date we require a deposit. The remaining balance is payable upon completion of service on the night of the event. You can make the deposit payment via PayPal, Cheque, Bank Transfer or cash.
Can you customise menus and accommodate special dietary requirements?
Generally we offer a bespoke service however if you would like to look at sample menus please let us know. We will accommodate menu changes, substitutions, and special dietary requests, certain requests may impact the price.
What do I need to have in the kitchen?
Usually a basic home kitchen is all that is required however we can discuss this on the phone. Any specialist equipment will be supplied.
Can you supply waiting staff?
For bookings of more than 6 people we recommend talking to us about hiring waiting staff at a low cost. If you need to hire dinnerware please let us know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate this for you.
Can you come to my holiday cottage?
Certainly, we often cater for groups during special occasions at holiday cottages, lodges and barns.
Wine matching and other beverages
These are up to the host but we are happy to provide pairing suggestions based on the chosen menu.
How do I book?
Contact us via the online form - /contact.html to confirm your booking. Once we have received your deposit we will confirm that your booking is in place.
What if I need to cancel?
Cancellations with 72 hours notice or less will be subject to the full charge as ingredients will have purchased and advanced preparations take place. Cancellations before this time will be subject to the deposit only unless the booking is moved to alternative date.
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