Private Chef - A Taste of Italy

COVID-19 protocols this chef will implement are:
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Enjoy an elegant yet rustic Italian meal carefully crafted by Chef Alex.

Indulge in a high-end restaurant experience from the comfort of home with Chef Alex's gourmet Italian meal. This four-course dinner includes an elevated take on classic Italian dishes, beginning with a fresh arugula salad with ricotta and roasted grapes in a balsamic dressing. Next, a sfoglia pomodoro with melted mozzarella and fresh basil before braised chicken legs and creamy polenta. For dessert, a creamy egg custard with shortbread and fresh fruit.

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 service
The cooking
The washing up

Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Alex

Andres U.


26 Sep 2022

We had an amazing experience with Chef Alex! he was well prepared, experienced, and knowledgeable. He explained every step of the process and let us try it ourselves to help us learn hand on. Finally, and most importantly, the pasta was delicious. I would recommend him 100%.

Adam D.


26 Sep 2022

One of the most fun times I have had cooking. Alex was a true professional. Showed up on time, very friendly, and let you be involved in the process as much as you wanted. He kept it simple and fun and gave some helpful tips and tricks on how to make delicious pasta. He times it out perfectly where everything is cooked, then packs up his things and leaves to let you eat and do your thing. He brings the supplies so the kitchen looks spotless afterward. I will be recommending him to all of my friends.

Robert K.


12 Sep 2022

The experience was absolutely amazing. I planned it as a gift for my girlfriend for her birthday and she LOVED it. Alex was superb, he was extremely knowledgeable, very kind, courteous, professional, clean, etc., I could go on and on. I will definitely be planning another event in the future which Alex is hosting.

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$ 99 Per person

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

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Meet your chef

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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