Private Chef - Farm Fresh Vegetarian Fare

Vegetarians delight in this meat-free yet sophisticated meal highlighting fresh ingredients.

Let farm fresh vegetables be the star of the show in this indulgent four-course meal with Chef Alex. This meal, which highlights the beauty of vegetables harvested at peak ripeness, begins with eggplant caponata with perfectly toasted bread crumbs, and cauliflower soup with goat cheese and a drizzle of spicy chili oil. Roasted mushroom risotto steals the show, accentuated with salty Parmesan and thyme. Finally, polenta upside down cake with juicy blueberries.

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 6
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 3.5 hours
  • Chef Arrival Time 1 hour & 30 minutes 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 Alex



29 Aug 2023

Alex was awesome! We did a couples class and learned how to make cacio e pepe. It was one of the best pasta dishes we've ever had! The recipe was super easy to follow, and he showed us many tips and tricks along the way. Alex was super easy to get along with and talk to, and he made the whole experience enjoyable. He really exceeded expectations, would highly recommend!



15 Jul 2023

Great experience! Easy to follow recipe and steps, and a FANTASTIC meal. Alex was super easy to talk to and made the experience fun and relaxed. He was very understanding when I asked to make accommodations for diet restrictions. Thanks Alex!



05 Jun 2023

Chef Alex was amazing! He was prompt, polite, and most importantly the food was DELICIOUS! Alex left our kitchen spotless and was a courteous guest in our home. We look forward to inviting him back for another experience in the future!

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$ 99 Per person

All inclusive: 4-course meal, ingredients, cooking, service & clean up.

This private chef experience does not have any dates.

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Meet your chef

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After graduating from a classic French culinary school in the Midwest, Chef Alex worked in prestigious Michelin starred kitchens focusing on French, Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. Passionate about all things culinary, with a special fondness for handmade Italian pasta, Chef Alex loves to share his wealth of knowledge and devotion to the art of cooking with his guests for an unforgettable experience in the kitchen.

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Chef Alex will travel to guests within Chicago for this experience.

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