MENU FOR YOUSM Personal Chef Service is your ticket to a wonderful family experience. Having fresh, healthy and delicious meals prepared for you is just the beginning. All recipes are made from scratch, using quality whole food ingredients. Organic ingredients are preferred when available.
MENU FOR YOUSM operates on a service fee plus the cost of groceries, which allows you the greatest flexibility. All entrees (unless noted*) are accompanied by an appropriate side dish.
(A 50% deposit is due at the time of signing a service agreement. Payments for services can be either a business or personal check.)
Please keep in mind that all the cooking and preparation is done in your home. All the groceries and necessary cookware and utensils are brought to your home. My assistant and I will be in your home approximately 6-8 hours. The day is devoted to your family and your custom menu and preparation. MENU FOR YOUSM serves Chicago’s North Shore and North Suburbs.
ALL PRICES INCLUDE:
- Initial Consultation
- Custom Menu Planning
- Grocery Shopping
- Pantry – Organic Oil & Spices, Soap/Sponge, Foil, Trash Bag, etc. ($25-30 value)
- Packaging and labeling with instructions
PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE:
- Groceries. Grocery costs vary as to your choices of meals.
- Container Costs for reusable/disposable containers typically $20. Clients pay an additional charge for their containers. We are happy to use your glass containers if you wish.
GENERAL PRICING MENU FOR YOUSM PERSONAL CHEF SERVICES
Entrees include a side dish. Fresh entrees are meant for storage in your refrigerator for up to 4 days. Other entrees freeze very well so you can enjoy them whenever you wish.
- Soups, stews and pastas net more servings providing greater value of your meal package, because they tend to freeze well. These meals do not have sides, as they are a complete dish.
- If you are fond of ample portions, we can make that happen, as yield size is your decision. Many clients appreciate being able to get two night’s servings out of each meal.
Rates start at $350 plus groceries for home meal service.
Rates start at $550 plus groceries for dinner party and special event service.
Every service is custom and the need for flexibility is key. Chef Vahé is happy to portion yields to your specifications – per serving or family style.
Portions are ample; clients easily enjoy them beyond 3 days. All servings are prepared at one time at one location.
ADDITIONAL SIDE DISHES AND BAKED GOODS
Depending on time and the dish, these are available at your request for a nominal fee. A full selection of regular and GF baked goods are on the menu. Contact Chef Vahé for more information.
In addition, MENU FOR YOUSM, has prepared and created menus for book clubs, history clubs, luncheons, birthday celebrations, first communions, and other special occasions upon request, prior to the event.