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
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
10 person Buffet Style Menu $1,875.00
(Price includes all platters, serving utensils and decoration for buffet style dinner service)
Passion Fruit and Mixed Barry Pink Champagne Cannabis Cocktail
Chef Jenn to Provide the Cannabis infused syrup for the bar, client to provide Pink Champagne or Sparkling water to complete the beverage
Appetizer/Cocktail Hour Platter
“Anti Pasta” Meat and Cheese Platter
2 types of meat (examples Genoa Salami and Calabrese)
Parmesan Crumbles and Bocconcini Mozzarella
Balsamic Glaze “dipping sauce”
Mixed Olives, Pickled Peppers, Marinated Artichoke Hearts
Served with Rustic Italian Crackers
Lemon and Herb Pasta (or Macaroni) Salad
with Celery, Roasted Bell Peppers and Fresh Herbs
And Creamy Lemon Dressing
“Every Day” Salad- Mixed Greens, English Cucumber, Cherry Tomatoes, and Shaved Carrots
With a Shallots Red Wine Vinaigrette
Fried Chicken (mixed white and dark meat- leg, breast, etc.)
with Honey Hot Sauce Dipping Sauce
Carolina Style BBQ Pulled Pork Slider
with Coleslaw *on the side
Side of Bread Butter Pickles from Wise Ox
Smore’s Trifle with layers of Graham Cracker Crumble, Semi Sweet Chocolate Ganache and Topped with Torched Marshmallow
Served with Torched Mini Marshmallows and Strawberries
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”.