Private Chef - French Bistro Meets California Coast

The best of French cooking and California produce meet for this farm-to-table meal.

Old world meets new in this French California fusion private chef experience with Chef Mickael. Begin with a fresh Caesar salad and homemade croutons followed by savory crab cakes with chipotle crema and avocado corn salsa. Next, indulge in the rich flavors of a creamy mushroom leek risotto with poached buttered shrimp on top. Finally, enjoy a vanilla crême brulée adorned with fresh berries.

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 5
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 4 hours
  • Chef Arrival Time 2 hours prior to the selected serving time

What's included

The ingredients
The cooking
The service
The washing up

Reviews guests left for other experiences with Chef Mickael



29 Jul 2022

Chef Mickael is fantastic! He is a very knowledgeable and talented chef. If you are looking for a wonderful culinary experience, I highly recommend booking him as your next private chef!

Reviews Chef Mickael received outside of Cozymeal



22 Aug 2022

Most amazing chef that I know! The food is delicious and the creativity is superb! I can’t wait to taste more of his food. Absolutely skilled chef

Meet your chef

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Chef Mickael’s culinary ventures began in his native France, where he trained and apprenticed. His 20-year career brought him to the U.S., settling him in California after stops in New Orleans and Seattle. He creates authentic French specialties using farm-to-table methods to highlight the bountiful local ingredients. Chef Mickael’s passion for sustainable cuisine is inspired by his daughter and the generations yet to come.

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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 Mickael will travel to guests within Santa Barbara for this experience.

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