French Dinner Party

At the beginning of the month I received a phone call from a gentleman inquiring about hosting a French-themed dinner party in his home. I asked him about his “vision” for the evening, allergies & food dislikes he or his guests might have, and then I created some menu choices for him and sent them […]

Meeting the Vision

One of the first things I ask prospective clients is that they close their eyes and tell me how THEY see the event they’re contacting me about “going down.” What music is playing? What is everyone wearing? How is the table set? What are people doing? How are people behaving? What are you eating? What […]

40th Birthday Dinner Celebration

At the beginning of May I received an e-mail from a potential client informing me that she’d never hired a personal chef before and was curious about hiring one to celebrate her husband’s 40th birthday with a few of their friends. Of the dates she listed as possibilities, I was only available on one date. I […]