Parties and Special Events
|What is the difference between a personal chef and
The main difference is that a caterer works out of
a commercial kitchen where as a personal chef relies on the client
to provide kitchen facilities. If you have a kitchen or
cooking facilities at the site of your party, you can save
significantly by hiring a personal chef instead of a caterer.
This is because a personal chef does not have the overhead expense
of a commercial kitchen and therefore does not pass this expense
along to you.
|Why do you have no set menus?|
I find that most of my clients like to design their
own menu that suits their personal tastes. Usually when a client
first contacts me they describe to me what kind of event they are
hosting and a general idea of the type of food they would like.
I create three sample menus based on the ideas and price range they
have given me and allow them to mix and match items from each menu to
create the menu that suits them best.
|What is the minimum/maximum number of
people you can cook for?|
The number of people really depends on the size of
the facility. I can cook for as few as two people or as many as
your facility can hold. Generally, if you have more people in
your party the price per person is less. However, some menu
items may not be available for larger parties. Every situation
is different so feel free to call to discuss your party options.
|Do you offer cooking classes?
Yes! This can be a really fun way to host a
party. You choose the menu that you will prepare and Chef
David will guide you through each step. In the end, you enjoy
the meal that you and your friends have learned to prepare.
| What makes you different from other personal
chefs and caterers?|
I think my personality and attention to detail
really makes a difference to my clients. During the initial
consultation, I will quote one package price for the entire
party. I do not tack on any additional charges for shopping,
delivery, set-up, clean-up, or supplies. I am very concerned
with food quality and food safety. I take extra measures to
ensure that everything I serve is the highest quality.