Private Chef - Farm Fresh Vegetarian Fare

COVID-19 protocols this chef will implement are:
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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

Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Alex

Ryan S.


13 Mar 2023

What an incredible experience! Alex was awesome! I would highly recommend taking one of his classes. He was on time, knowledgeable, personable, and helped us cook an incredible meal. Alex also did a great job interacting with our 5 year old son, who was very excited to help as the “sous chef”. Couldn’t be more happy about our experience and we will 100% be booking him again. Thanks again Chef Alex!

Michele H.


26 Feb 2023

Alex was friendly and a great teacher! We all had an amazing time and the food was delicious!

Christopher C.


15 Feb 2023

We had a great experience with Alex and his pasta making class! He brought all of the key equipment and ingredients and had also prepped many of the ingredients (diced squash, onions, homemade filling, etc.) so cooking was a very smooth process! Chef Alex took the lead on much of the cooking but we were able to jump in in a few key spots that made sense and still learned a lot. He was very knowledgeable and we really enjoyed hearing about both his experience in the culinary industry and general cooking tips with these dishes/ingredients. Best of all, the soup and pasta were really very delicious and we would love to make them again on our own!

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$ 99 Per person

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

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Chef Alex
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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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