How It Works
WHAT IS A PERSONAL CHEF SERVICE?
First and foremost, it is a meal-replacement program, primarily focused on dinners.
Not only is it a replacement for the same-old, bland, boring food you’ve been eating for years, it also replaces the daily grind of shopping and cooking with something we all long for… our time.
One of the best benefits? Unlike dining out, your personal chef comes to you!
This trained culinary professional develops a menu and meal plan tailored for your desires and needs. The Chef does all the shopping, cooks one to two weeks’ worth of meals in your home, places them in containers, and leaves behind a pristine kitchen along with detailed instructions on how to re-heat your meals.
It’s that simple, and can be repeated as often as you like.
Though it should be noted. Most Chefs have a finite schedule and maximum number of clients they can serve. So if you find a Personal Chef you love, you’ll want to routinely engage them and stay on their schedule!
WHO COULD BENEFIT FROM THIS SERVICE?
Families with hectic schedules
People with special dietary needs
People recovering from surgery or health problems
Anyone tired of making bland, boring meals for themselves
"For the record, these meals are absolutely delicious. Today I enjoyed the oatmeal for breakfast, and the venison and squash for lunch. I feel satiated and great!!!! The food is fabulous. I can't believe you can make my temporary elimation diet food SO wonderful! "
We'll talk on the phone and discuss if a meal-replacement service is right for you. If it is, you'll choose one of my Plans, then...
STEP 1: GETTING TO KNOW YOU
I’ll send you a copy of my comprehensive food questionnaire. I'll then schedule a visit to your home. We’ll evaluate:
your food storage needs
preferred cook days/times
basic logistics such as how to access your home and kitchen.
This visit not only helps me determine your dietary and flavor profile, it’s an opportunity for us to get to know each other. I’ll be visiting your home frequently and we’ll get that ‘stranger’ awkwardness out of the way early.
STEP 2: MENU CREATION
A customized meal plan will be created for you. Whether you prefer heart-healthy, low sodium, vegetarian, organic, region-based foods, etc., each recipe with be tailored to you. My goal is to satisfy the hunger for comfort foods AND create fresh fare with a contemporary twist. We’ll review the menu and once approved, on to --
LINK: Menu Sample
STEP3: COOK DAY
I’ll arrive with the finest and freshest selections of produce, fish, meats, poultry, and all the professional tools and equipment needed. Meals will be packaged according to your preferences, in single, double or family-sized containers, and labeled with the date and reheating instructions. The only evidence left behind will be a sparkling kitchen and the amazing aromas of home-cooked meals.
This generally takes about four hours and you do not have to be at home.
STEP 4: ENJOY!
Enjoy your delicious meals in the coming days! Wash and store your containers so they can be used the next time.
STEP 5: EVALUATE & ADJUST
Each client menu includes a rating/feedback scale. I’ll use this information to fine-tune your meals so you’ll get exactly what you want time-and-time again.