Once you've experienced the ability to easily hire a chef for your special event, you may not want to go out to a restaurant again.
Your dinner party is all-inclusive, from menu design to ingredient shopping – preparation to service and clean-up!
Whether you're looking for a personal chef for a birthday dinner, anniversary, girls' night out, baby shower, or a get together, we will create a memorable dinner party menu and dining experience.
For Those Who Love Seafood
Sustainably sourced seafood based on the recommendations of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.
Clams in Garlic Sorrel Cream
Frisee & Raddichio Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
Halibut with Olives, Pine Nuts, Basil, and Wine
El Enemigo Semillon 2018
Pear & Chocolate Tart
Vegetables sourced throughout California and featuring local fruits a vegetables grown right here in the Monterey Bay.
Polenta Bites with Wild Mushrooms & Fontina
Caramelized Fennel with Capers & Olives
Smoked Mozzarella Cauliflower Frittata
Rombauer Merlot 2018
Grilled to Perfection
Organic Fresh Chickens are raised on a 100% USDA Certified Organic Vegetarian Diet and are Non-GMO Project Verified.
Castroville Baby Artichokes with Garlic-Balsamic Glaze
Butter Lettuce with Hazelnuts & Pecorino
Grill-Roasted Chicken with Charred Scallion Chimichurri
Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc 2018
Fried Figs with Whipped Cream, Raspberries, and Honey
“It is not easy to please so many people with so many different dietary restrictions, needs, and desires, I speak from experience as the mother of 4 and my own culinary background.
She handled all of our delightful, crazy, chaos with calm, grace, and creative adaptable menus.”
— JEANNE D.
“Mary’s professionalism and creativity with food is extraordinary. She puts passion into her menu planning and cooking, where the presentation and flavors meld into an organic whole that stimulates the palate and pleases the eye.
Mary is extremely sensitive to the special dietary needs of the individual, tailoring her menu to enable the best experience possible.”
— JACQUELINE ERNST-SMITH, MS RDN
Member of the United States Personal Chef Association
ServSafe Certified by the National Restaurant Association
Seafood choices are selected based off the current Monterey Bay Seafood watch guide.
Member of the
American Culinary Federation