Private Chef - Feast Inspired by the Michelin Star

COVID-19 protocols this chef will implement are:
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Join Chef Mert on a gastronomic adventure brimming with sophisticated flavors.

During this private chef experience, you’ll delight in Michelin Star-inspired dishes with gourmet ingredients and elegant flavors. Begin with an amuse-bouche of blini, vitello tonnato and capers, and a crisp salad of arugula, blood orange and Dijon-honey. You’ll also savor halibut ceviche featuring grilled peaches, and sea bass with creamy pea purée and pickled Meyer lemons. End with a classic magnolia dessert of ladyfingers and crème anglaise.

Guests are welcome to provide wine and beer to accompany the menu, and may request pairing recommendations from the chef upon booking.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 15
  • Meal Courses 5
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Chef Arrival Time 1 hour prior to the selected serving time

What's included

The ingredients
The service
The cooking
The washing up

Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Mert

Sarah H.


21 Jul 2022

My husband and I had an incredible time learning how to make three different types of dough. Chef Mert is an amazing teacher and even knew how to quickly handle an oil spill left in the oven from a prior meal. Can’t wait to schedule another lesson but next time with friends to join us!

weston z.


18 Jul 2022

Great chef! Very nice, professional, & informative! It was a great time and the 4 of us would definitely use Chef Mert again!

Samantha P.


12 Jul 2022

Chef Mert was great! Super professional and communicative and the food was amazing. Thank you chef!

starting at

$ 119 Per person

All inclusive: 5-course meal, ingredients, cooking, service & clean up.

This private chef experience does not have any dates.

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Meet your chef

Chef Mert
Chef Mert Verified chef
Food safety certified

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Chef Mert hails from a family of exceptional cooks who take pride in their Balkan and Mediterranean culinary cultures. He applied his natural talents while working at Michelin-starred Spago Beverly Hills. His experience preparing meals for A-list celebrities and food critics helped expand his enterprise as a private chef. In Chef Mert’s view, cuisine is an artform where passion and soul are as important as flavor and texture.

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Chef Mert will travel to guests within Orange County for this experience.

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