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Welcome to the Lavish Cuisine!

Catherine Richey was raised within walking distance of the Panama Canal, in the small rainforest town of Gamboa. She grew up enjoying the fresh tropical fruits and vegetables grown in the rain forest, seafood from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and freshwater fish from the lakes of Panama. Living in Latin America gave Catherine the opportunity to travel extensively throughout Central America, South America, and the Caribbean and eventually become a personal chef.

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Services we provide

Personal Chef

A Personal Chef is someone who comes into your home to prepare healthy, delicious, nutritious meals based on your personal tastes and dietary needs. Lavish Cuisine offers Weekly, Bi-Weekly, or Monthly Meal Service.

In-Home Entertaining

Be a guest at your own party! Our mission is to provide lavish, customized food experiences for you and your guests. We hear over and over again from our clients that they LOVE to entertain in the comfort of their home.

Individual Cooking Lessons

Is there a cuisine you'd like to learn to create at home or a cooking related skill that intimidates you? Each class is created uniquely for you. Cooking Classes run approximately 2.5 hours and can be built for individuals or groups.

Corporate Team Building

Get to know your co-workers in a completely different realm: team building through cooking. You provide a kitchen, and we take care of all the other details, down to the aprons and cutting boards.


Catherine has a background in early child education. Teaching cooking classes for children is second nature! Kids love to be in the kitchen, measuring and mixing, learning new skills, and eating their culinary creations.


Allow us to take care of all your dining needs (breakfast, snacks, lunch, dinner and dessert) during your corporate retreats.


Check out some of our best menu items and feel our passion for food

We provide you with great tasting, healthy, affordable meals in the comfort of your home, without the daily grind of shopping and cooking. The freshest and finest ingredients are purchased just before coming to your home to prepare your meals.

Blog Posts

Check out what we've been cooking up, read our latest blog post

Wild Alaskan Cod

This past Friday morning, Nicole and I were up bright and early to prepare food samples for over 300 Meat and [...]

French Dinner Party

At the beginning of the month I received a phone call from a gentleman inquiring about hosting a French-themed dinner [...]

Meeting the Vision

One of the first things I ask prospective clients is that they close their eyes and tell me how THEY [...]

Contact Us

Please contact us for customized quotes and more information.