Q: Can you use my containers?

A: Once again, uniform size containers take less storage space in your freezer, and I will bring the appropriate containers for the entrees I am preparing each cooking date. If there is an entree that would be better suited in your own casserole or baking dish we can arrange that. If you will save the containers for me that held the entrees you have already enjoyed, I will take those back with me each cooking date, so I will actually be rotating containers in and out of your kitchen regularly.

Q: The cost seems to be about what I would pay for an entree in a restaurant - why is that?

A: Although my fees are expressed per entree or per serving, they actually represent all of the components that make up a professional personal chef service. For example, the assessment process that I complete to determine your likes, needs, special dietary requirements and requests is used to customize your menu selections.

I modify all of my recipes to reflect your wants and needs; meal selections are submitted for your approval; all of the groceries needed for your meals are included; and your meals are all prepared in the safety of your own kitchen. Plus, packaging, labeling and storing your entrees are all features included in this price.

If you were to compare a personal chef service to restaurant service you could think of it this way...For a restaurant, you must drive to get there, possibly wait for a table, take a chance that your server is having a good day, and if you have allergies or special requests you don't always have the guarantee that they will be honored, since most entrees are "assembly line" ready in the kitchen. After eating your meal you must pay for it, tip the server, and get back in your vehicle to drive home.

If you have a Personal Chef Service, you can heat a beautiful entree that has been prepared specifically for your palate and requirements, and eat it in the comfort of your own home.

Q: Do I pay you ahead of each cooking date?

A: Yes, that is customary to pay for the service in advance of your cooking date. If you like you may leave me a check for the upcoming cooking date on the day I am cooking.

Q: How long will the food last us?

A: Depending on how many entrees you order, and how many evenings you eat at

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