Bachelorette Dinner Party for 13

The Bachelorette’s Sister organized a dinner party for the bride to be and their friends all visiting from New York. They wanted several courses with small plates and we delivered! It was a fun night including the food. Here is their custom menu and a sampling of photos from their event: Crostini. Whipped Feta. Heirloom …

Fine Dining Luncheon for 6

We love cooking for Client M.’s fine dining luncheons. They always have exquisite menus and exciting guests. Thank you for the continued repeat business. Here is their custom menu and photos from their event:     First Course: Pear. Pancetta. Goat Cheese. Honey. Second Course: Kale Salad. Charred Grapes. Pistachios. Parmesan Vinaigrette. Parmesan Tuile. Main …

End of Summer Dinner for 14

Client K. wanted to host an end of summer dinner party with friends and family. They selected a fun menu and we had a blast cooking for this party. Thank you! Here is their custom menu and a few photos from their event:   Modern Devilled Eggs Fried Chicken (Brined Overnight and Bathed in Buttermilk) …

Mexican Fiesta for 8

This couple celebrated two birthdays with friends and kicked it off with a Mexican themed dinner party. Colorful and tasty menu. Everyone loved the food and we loved this group. Here is a sampling of images and their custom menu:     Mini Tostadas with Avocado Puree topped with Pork, Cilantro and Jalapeno. Mango Pomegranate …

Birthday Celebration for 8

What a lovely family? So so sweet! They planned a surprise dinner for the Birthday Girl. Birthday Girl had recent dental work so, needed to ensure she could eat everything being served. It was a pleasure meeting all of you. Thank you for the yelp review. Here is their Custom Menu and a few photos: …

HBS Luncheon for 10

This group wanted to wrap up their retreat and stay in Oceanside with a summer inspired, fresh and light Luncheon. Here is their custom menu and a couple images of their food. Curry Chicken Salad served with Pita or bed of Spinach Turkey and Heirloom Tomato Skewers served with Basil Pesto Watermelon and Feta Salad …

HBS Tapas Night for 10

This group of 10 Harvard Alumni get together once a year. This year they rented an oceanfront property in Oceanside. They wanted a multi-course Tapas night and we did just that. Here is their Custom Menu and images from their event: Charcuterie & Cheese — Meats accompanied by Pickles and Mustard. Marinated Goat Cheese served …

Test Kitchen

I love experimenting at home and who doesn’t love cheese? Here is my Queso Fundido. This would be an excellent start to your next Spanish themed Dinner Party.  

Fine Dining Dinner for 21

This was a celebration to launch the client’s new business. It was an elegant affair with an amazing ocean view. We loved their menu and presentation. Here is their custom menu and images from their event. Scallop. Beurre Blanc. Chive. Arugula. Asparagus. Grape Tomatoes. Pine Nuts. Parmesan Tuile. Citrus Vinaigrette. Beef Tenderloin. Parsnip Puree. Veal …

Dinner Party for Family of 10

This family was fun, fun, fun. Thank you R. Family! We walked up and the boys had just returned from surfing and were excited to see us. That warm welcome never stopped the entire evening. We did a Mexican theme and can you believe I didn’t get one photo? That is so unlike me. Here however is their …

Fine Dining Luncheon for 12

Our Client wanted an upscale experience for her 12 guests. We offered a choice of entrée and plated every course. The menu was almost divine as the Client’s property that even featured peacocks. We are incredibly grateful they have asked us to cook for their next Luncheon in May. Here is their custom menu and …

A Daughter’s Surprise. Dinner Party for Two.

When Client A.A. contacted me and told me she wanted to pamper her parents with massages and a Personal Chef, I was touched. Her parents were truly surprised and incredibly appreciative. We created a Seafood delight. Here is their custom menu and a few photos: Parmesan Crisp with Goat Cheese Mousse, Smoked Salmon, Chive and Lemon …