Private Chef - Elegant Plant-Based Asian Dishes

Watch as Chef Mert expertly prepares an Asian-inspired menu that's both vegan and satisfying.

You’ll begin this plant-based private chef experience with a creative amuse-bouche of black vegan caviar bites paired with avocado cream and sweet mango. Then, Chef Mert with prepare soba noodles and edamame with tangy pickled radishes and soy-tahini dressing. The lemongrass chili tofu entrée is enhanced by fresh leek purée, scallions and crisp microgreens. Finally, end with a mango sago with rich coconut and tapioca for dessert.

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 50
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Chef Arrival Time 1 hour prior to the selected serving time

What's included

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COVID-19 protocols this chef will implement are:
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Reviews guests left for other experiences with Chef Mert



13 Apr 2024

Mert was an excellent teacher and made us feel totally welcome and at home! A great activity for a date or with friends, and the recipes he shared are amazing—will definitely be recreating at home!



26 Mar 2024

Chef Mert was amazing. He was professional and a fantastic teacher. The group really enjoyed the experience and we are already planning our next one.



23 Mar 2024

Wonderful! I treated my best friend to a cooking class for her birthday and it was so much fun! We learned a lot and left feeling fully satisfied :)

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$ 119 Per person

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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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Cancellation Policy

Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.

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

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