In-home dinner party catering services for Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Phoenix and Surrounding Cities
From bachelorette dinner parties to golf trips, our in-home dinner parties deliver an interactive and memorable dining experience. We begin by getting to know you, your food preferences, vision and budget.
We’ll create a menu, featuring a fresh assortment of local and organic ingredients, with scratch cooking techniques. Upon menu approval, we’ll send a proposal for review. On your event day, we’ll arrive to your home bearing groceries and our portable pantry.
In-home, we’ll prepare, serve and cleanup your kitchen. Dinner party catering is available plated, family-style and buffet-style. Kale Personal Chef Services dinner parties, are the perfect way to enjoy a gourmet meal at home.
DINNER PARTY PRICING
Food + Labor
In-Home Food Preparation
Setting the Table
Pricing does not include food costs or gratuity. Servers are required for all parties, excluding romantic dinners for two. Rentals are not included in pricing for those clients needing linens, flatware, dinnerware, drinkware, etc.
Plated Dinners Start at $85 per person (6 person minimum)
Buffet Dinners Start at $55 per person (20 person minimum)
Cocktail Parties Start at $35 per person (25 person minimum)
Romantic Dinners for Two Start at $375
ADD-ON CATERING SERVICES
Below is a small sample of additional catering services we offer to complement our in-home dinner parties.
Wine + Beer Pairings
Tables + Chairs
DINNER PARTY PORTFOLIO
Below is a small sample of the type of menus we create. Many of our menu items can be made gluten and dairy free.
SOUTHWESTERN SAMPLE MENU
SPLIT LOBSTER TAILS - signature appetizer
split lobster tails, garlic butter
SMOKY PRAWNS WITH LIME-CILANTRO SAUCE
smoky prawns, lime-cilantro sauce, micros
ENDIVE WITH BAKED TOMATO AND GOAT CHEESE
endive, baked tomatoes, herb goat cheese, balsamic glaze
STUFFED MUSHROOMS WITH CHICKEN SAUSAGE
mushrooms, sauteed chicken sausage with white wine and shallots, cotija
BABY ARUGULA SALAD
baby arugula, black beans, roasted corn, tomatoes, avocado, cotija, pomegranate-lime vinaigrette
shrimp, onions, avocado, tomatoes, lime juice, watercress
SOUTHWEST FARRO SALAD
farro, roasted sweet peppers, citrus, green onions, cilantro vinaigrette
local grass-fed filet mignon (8 oz), chef’s choice vegetable, sweet potato puree, micro greens
ESSENCE POACHED HALIBUT
essence butter poached halibut, panzanella salad (toasted bread, red onions, pinto, tomatoes), micro cilantro
blackened chicken, creamy polenta, pistachio butter glazed carrots
fire-roasted poblano stuffed with lentils, tomatoes, queso, cumin-spiced black beans, spanish quinoa
CHOCOLATE AND CAJETA
flourless chocolate torte cake, vanilla bean, cajeta (caramel), toasted almonds
pistachio-lime mousse, spiced graham crumble, fresh berries
PORT WINE POACHED PEARS - signature dessert
port wine poached pears, vanilla bean ice cream, nut brittle
ITALIAN SAMPLE MENU
SMOKED GOUDA AND CANTALOUPE
chilled cantaloupe with smoked gouda, pancetta crisp and arugula pesto
assortment of artisan cured meats, cheeses, spreads, gourmet nuts, crackers and pickled vegetables
MARINATED TOMATO CARPACCIO
local evoo marinated tomatoes with avocado mousse and micros
CARAMELIZED PEACHES WITH BURRATA - SEASONAL
seasonal caramelized peaches with burrata, frisee and plum vinaigrette
BABY SPINACH SALAD
baby spinach with champagne infused berries, goat cheese crumbles, spiced pecans and honey-balsamic vinaigrette
KALE CAESAR SALAD
kale and romaine blend with herb-polenta croutons, aged parmesan and toasted pistachio-caesar dressing
LEMON EVOO POACHED LOBSTER WITH FILET
lemon evoo poached lobster tail, local grass fed filet mignon (8oz), chef’s choice seasonal vegetable, whipped garlic potatoes, herb foam
linguine with prawns, tomatoes and white wine sauce
seared halibut (5 oz), roasted asparagus, toasted herb couscous, sundried tomato tapenade, micro greens
MAPLE-THYME PORK CHOP
seared pork chop with lemon-garlic sauteed spinach, creamy polenta topped with maple-thyme sauce
SPINACH AND ALMOND RISOTTO
baby spinach, toasted almonds, creamy risotto, evoo
CHOCOLATE AND ESPRESSO
chocolate cake, vanilla bean ice cream, espresso sauce, cookie crumbles
seasonal flavored cheesecake trio
chocolate cookie crumbles, chocolate ice cream, berry sauce, whipped cream, chocolate shavings
marinated lemon-dill prawns with tomato-walnut pesto
FRESH HERB PLATTER
baked feta with fragrant evoo, cucumber, roasted tomato, scallion, radish, walnut, fresh herb medley and warm pita
SQUASH FRITTERS WITH ROSE PETALS
seasonal squash fritters with walnuts, rose petals, scallion and dill-yogurt sauce
sweet pepper with red onion, kalamata, tomato, feta, cucumber, baby mixed greens and sun dried tomato vinaigrette
grilled baby lamb chops with seasonal vegetable medley, chickpea puree and mint pesto
BAKED HALIBUT WITH WALNUT-DILL CRUST
tender baked halibut with a walnut-dill crust served with brown butter carrots and sweet potato puree
yogurt marinated chicken with grilled peppers, onion, zucchini tomatoes and garlic-dill rice
chard stuffed with lentils, tomatoes, fresh herbs, feta and served with roasted peppers and saffron rice
CHOCOLATE TORTE CAKE WITH POMEGRANATE SAUCE
rich flourless chocolate torte cake with pomegranate-berry sauce, walnut-cookie crumble and fresh berries
layered dessert with chocolate cookie crumbles, rose mousse, berries, chocolate mousse and shaved chocolate
SEASONAL MINI CHEESECAKE
2017 Holiday Sample Menu
We’ve created our holiday menu featuring our most requested menu items, as well as signature dishes. This is a sample menu to give you an idea of menu items available. We highly recommend booking early to guarantee availability.
gf: gluten free | vt: vegetarian | vg: vegan
SMOKED WHOLE TURKEY (SIGNATURE DISH) - gf
flavor rich, slow smoked free range turkey
ROASTED SALMON WITH CHIMICHURRI - gf
marinated wild-caught salmon filet with fresh chimichurri sauce
LOCAL GRASS FED BEEF TENDERLOIN WITH ROASTED GARLIC SAUCE - gf
local grass fed beef tenderloin with creamy roasted garlic sauce
WALNUT AND SAGE LENTIL LOAF WITH VEGETABLE VELOUTE - gf, vg
a hearty blend of lentils, sage and toasted walnuts served with vegetable veloute
ESSENCE POACHED HALIBUT - gf
local evoo essenced poached halibut
GRILLED SPLIT LOBSTER TAILS WITH WHITE WINE SAUCE - gf
cold water split lobster tails served with a white wine sauce, fresh herbs and lemon
CORNBREAD DRESSING - vt
southern-style cornbread stuffing dressing
SMOKED GOUDA MAC AND CHEESE (SIGNATURE DISH) -gf
smoked gouda cheese blend, shells, breadcrumbs
MUSTARD GLAZED BRUSSEL SPROUTS -gf, vg
roasted brussel sprouts, mustard glaze
MASHED GARLIC POTATOES - gf, vt
homestyle mashed garlic potatoes with gravy
CANDIED SWEET POTATOES - gf, vt
candied sweet potatoes, graham cracker crumble
VEGAN MAC AND CHEESE - vg
vegan mornay sauce, shells, breadcrumbs
HARICOT VERTS - gf, vg
haricot verts, julienne onions, citrus, toasted sunflower seeds, citrus-ginger dressing
TOASTED QUINOA SALAD -gf, vg
toasted quinoa, cranberries, granola, sweet peppers, pecans, fresh herbs
DINNER ROLLS WITH WHIPPED BUTTER
dinner roll variety, whipped organic butter
NEXT DAY BRUNCH
SWEET POTATO GRITS WITH BLACKENED SHRIMP AND SAUTEED GREENS
creamy sweet potato grits, jumbo spiced rubbed shrimp, sauteed greens, chili oil
BLUE CORN PANCAKES WITH ROASTED JALAPENOS, CORN AND TOMATO SALSA
blue corn pancakes, pepperjack cheese, cilantro-lime creme fraiche, roasted jalapenos, corn and tomato salsa
ANTIOXIDANT SMOOTHIE BOWL BAR
banana-acai smoothie with your choice of:
fresh berries, shredded coconut, grain-free granola, dark chocolate chips, chia seeds, hemp seeds, ground flax, exotic berries
CHEF OMELETTE STATION
egg options: whipped eggs, egg whites, tofu scramble
fillings: sun dried tomatoes, spinach, mushrooms, onions, feta, cheddar, olives, sweet peppers, pepperjack, roasted jalapenos, cilantro, parsley, etc.
(this is a just a small sample of filling options)
FRESH JUICE BAR
fresh juices prepared by chef with seasonal fruits and vegetables
BLUEBERRY CHICKPEA WAFFLES
protein packed chickpea waffles with blueberries, toasted almonds, maple syrup
your choice of sweet or white potatoes, sweet peppers, onions, house seasoning
assortment of fresh baked pastries, fresh fruit compote
roasted prawns, smoked trout and salmon
BLACK BEAN AND QUINOA CAKES
house made black beans and quinoa cakes
CHICKEN AND SPINACH SAUSAGE
ground chicken patties with spinach
(turkey can be substituted)
SEASONAL FRUIT SALAD
seasonal fruit salad, shredded coconut, mint
orange juice, coffee, tea, pellegrino, spring water
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What's included in dinner party services?
Our dinner party services include a complimentary chef consultation, menu development, food, labor, printed menus, onsite meal preparation and kitchen cleanup.
Will I need a server for my event?
Our chefs will serve tableside offering you and your guests a unique experience.
Where is your food purchased from?
Our ingredients are sourced from local and organic farms, farmers markets, Whole Foods Market and other local grocery stores. We purchase organic ingredients whenever possible.
What are your dinner party fees?
Dinner party pricing varies depending on the menu, number of courses, location and any special requests. A 20% gratuity will be charged.
What serving styles are available for dinner parties?
Plated, family-style and buffet.
Can I request a custom menu?
Yes, our menus can be customized to fit your food preferences, vision and dietary needs.
Do you offer dinners for two?
Yes, our services are available for romantic dinners for two.