Private Chef - A Modern Take on Traditional Italian

Enjoy a harmonious blend of familiar and new Italian flavors with Chef Johnny.

Traditional and modern Italian ingredients combine in this private chef experience with Chef Johnny. Begin your fine Italian feast with appetizers of bruschetta with provel cheese alongside a smoky tomato soup, and a caprese salad with creamy burrata cheese and locally sourced tomatoes. Then, enjoy basil roasted organic chicken paired with a white truffle wild mushroom risotto before indulging in tiramisu semifreddo with ladyfingers, mascarpone cheese and fresh whipped cream for dessert.

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 25
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 4 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 this experience



23 Sep 2022

Chef Johnny taught me how to make a simple mustard sauce. This is so versatile and can be used in so many ways from dipping or as a marinade. Sauces are something that are intimidating to me but he walked me through it and I was so surprised how simple and delicious it was.

Meet your chef

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In addition to applying his talents in esteemed kitchens, Chef Johnny helps other chefs develop their own restaurant concepts. He’s worked with garden-to-galley cuisine and garnered four-star reviews for his cutting-edge creations. He's made appearances on NBC and CBS, as well as serving in several guest chef events at the James Beard House. More than anything, Chef Johnny loves creating memorable dining moments for his guests.

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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 Johnny will travel to guests within St. Louis for this experience.

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