Family-Style Menus

Available Year Round

Satisfaction Guarantee

I take pride in creating delicious, high-quality dishes for every occasion. My commitment to you is to provide exceptional food and service for your event. If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with the quality of my food or service, please let me know, and I will do my best to make it right. If I can’t, you won’t be charged, and I will refund your deposit. I stand behind my work and want you to enjoy a memorable culinary experience.

What is a family-style dinner?

A family-style dinner is when food is served in big dishes on the table, and everyone helps themselves. It’s all about sharing and enjoying a variety of dishes together.

Family-Style

Family-Style Menus Require a Minimum of Eight Guests. Prices do not include tax or chef hours. For more information, see my How It Works Page. 

***Italian

$85 pp

Handmade Beef Meatballs Braised In Marinara Sauce, Roasted Italian Vegetables, Penne with Pesto, Italian Garden Salad with White Wine Vinaigrette, Garlic Bread, and Lemon Tiramisu for Dessert

Steak Dinner

$115 pp

Whole Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Green Peppercorn Sauce, Smashed Red Potatoes, Roasted Carrots, Caesar Salad, and Pear Crumble with French Vanilla Ice Cream

Southern Seafood Boil

$115 pp

Shrimp, Mussels, Clams, Scallops, and Crab cooked in a flavourful broth with Corn on The Cob and Baby Potatoes. Served with Fresh Lemon. Herb and Cheddar Biscuits and Roasted Asparagus. Blueberry Crumble for Dessert

Greek

$85 pp

Lemon and Garlic Marinated Chicken Breast, Village Salad, Tzatziki, Lemon Roasted Potatoes, Greek Pita, and Pistachio Baklava Strudel for Dessert

Salmon Dinner

$95 pp

Roasted Side of Salmon with Maple Butter Glaze, Asparagus, Beet and Goat Cheese Salad, Rice Pilaf and Fruit Crumble For Dessert

Nova Scotia Lobster Boil

$125 pp

1 – 1 1/2 lb Nova Scotia Lobsters served with Garlic Butter, Corn on The Cob, Parsleyed Baby Potatoes, Lemon Paprika Green Beans, Herb and Cheddar Biscuits, and Fresh Lemon. Blueberry Crumble For Dessert

Individual Lobsters may be added for an additional charge based on market value.

Add Ons

Prices are listed per person.

Disposables $7.50 

High-End Disposable Plates, Cutlery, Napkins and Cups

Self-Serve Beverages $12.50

A variety of beverages, including Bubbly, Perrier, Mineral Water, Coke, Diet Coke, and Ginger Ale. With ice and plastic cups. Specific beverages may be available upon request.

Custom Printed Menus $5.50

Get custom menus printed for all your guests to keep as a memento of the event. 

Table Setting 

Allow me to set the table for you using your dishes. This is not charged per person, but does require one extra hour of preparation time. 

Day-of Shopping

Do you need a few extra things picked up before your event but don’t have the time? No problem! I’ll do it for you. Examples may include picking up flowers, wine, ice, candles, a few bags of chips, etc. For this service, I charge a flat rate of $40 plus 50% of total purchases plus the cost of the purchases. If your purchases totalled $200, your invoice for this service would be $340.

Event Planning

Hosting an event but don’t have time to plan it? Tell me what you want, and I’ll take care of everything. Please contact me for an Event Planning Quote

When You Book Me

photo by Julia Burke Photography

As part of my Private Chef Service, I provide everything needed except glassware, plates, cutlery, and the kitchen. I like to say that you provide the kitchen and I provide the rest. You may be wondering exactly what I provide. Here is a checklist that I use to ensure that I have everything I need.

I may not bring everything on the list, but if I need it, I will have it. On top of that, it is always my goal to leave your kitchen cleaner than I found it. Yes, I even do the dishes and clean your kitchen after dinner.  

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