Having you been thinking about hiring a chef for private dinner or small gathering?
Chef Jenn has created delicious food for intimate private gatherings for over 10 years. With a focus on local produce, beer, wine, meats and seafood Chef Jenn will give you a true taste of San Diego.
Whether you are planning an intimate dinner for 2 or a family dinner Chef Jenn is the chef for you!
Sample menus- each menu is based on a dinner for 4 guests
Menu 1- Summer Season Local Seafood Dinner $100 per person
Chef choice cheese plate with 3 cheeses “tastings”
Sliced seasonal fruit, Candied Nuts, and Sliced Baguette
Salad with Shaved Rainbow Carrots, Cherry tomatoes and Cucumbers with Garlic Croutons and White Wine Vinaigrette
Cedar plank roasted Local Fish with Chimichurri sauce
Roasted Garlic Rice Pilaf
And sautéed seasonal vegetable
Provided By Client, plated and served by Chef Jenn
Menu 2- Classic Bistro Menu with Fillet Mignon
Baby Romaine and Little Gem Lettuce
with Shaved Parmesan, Bread and Cie Croutons
With Caesar Dressing
Pan Seared Fillet with Red Wine Demi Glace
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Sautéed Seasonal Vegetables from Chino Farms
Chocolate Pot de Crème with Whipped Cream and Fresh Berries
Suggested Wine Pairing- Hearst Ranch 2017 “Randolph Red Cuvee” (blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Tempranillo, Malbec and Zinfandel)
Chocolate Pot de Crème with Crème Fraiche Whipped Cream and Fresh Berries
Her menus showcase New California Cuisine; this style of cuisine starts with an emphasis on local ingredients, while showcasing global culinary techniques.
Special dietary need is one of Chef Jenn’s specialty (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Diabetic, Low Sodium, Anti Inflammatory, etc.).
We ask for a minimum of 2 weeks for planning your event but can be flexible (depending on your needs). All prices are subject to change based on availability of food.
All menus can be customized to whatever your heart (or budget) desires, or special dietary needs.
You can find Chef Jenn all around San Diego, from free cooking demonstrations at farmer’s markets, to cooking classes on local farms, even Pop-Up Dinners.
She teaches cooking classes throughout San Diego county. Classes range from Vegan and Vegetarian to French Country Cooking and Seafood. For more information about Chef Jenn’s upcoming class please click on “Upcoming Classes”.