Private Chef - Signature Italian

Journey across Italy with this menu of enduring regional favorites by Chef Darnell

In this private chef experience, Chef Darnell presents an elegant menu of beloved Italian dishes hailing from Treviso to Sicily. The chef highlights signature Italian ingredients and regional techniques throughout this decadent menu. Begin with a traditional antipasto salad followed by a rich veal Marsala paired with creamy, herbed risotto. For dessert, enjoy a classic tiramisu with silky mascarpone cheese and delicate ladyfingers soaked in bold espresso.

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 15
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 4.5 hours
  • Chef Arrival Time 2 hours prior to the selected serving time

What's included

The ingredients
The cooking
The service
The washing up
COVID-19 protocols this chef will implement are:
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Reviews guests left for this experience



14 Aug 2023

Chef Darnell was amazing for our dinner party of 8. He arrived early, was friendly and engaging, and prepared a delicious 3 course meal that far exceeded our expectations. Our guests were so impressed. We cant wait to hire him again! I would give him 10 stars if I could.



01 Jan 2023

Chef Darnell exceeded our expectations. Everything was plated beautifully and tasted amazing!



06 Dec 2022

Darnell is an incredible Chef, very professional and truly made it a special night for us all. The food he made was incredible. I would highly recommend taking any of his classes, he truly loves to cook and you can tell by the way he makes his food, how it tastes and really made this an awesome experience.

starting at

$ 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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Having cooked since the age of 15, Chef Darnell has built a rewarding career in the culinary arts. Through his years of service, he's received awards and prepared meals for celebrities and royalty around the world. He has a genuine passion for helping aspiring chefs gain confidence in the kitchen. A true culinary creative, Chef Darnell adds a generous helping of heart to everything he dishes up!

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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 Darnell will travel to guests within Washington, D.C. for this experience.

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