Private Chef - Little Italy in Your Home

Transform your home into a fine Italian restaurant for an evening to share with your loved ones.

Treat yourself to a private chef experience where Italian culinary excellence is brought directly to your home. Five star Chef Tim curates an enticing four-course menu that promises to transport you to the Roman trattorias.

Start with handmade country bread served with Calabrian chili-lemon butter, teasing your palate with vibrant flavors. Indulge in seared sea scallops atop corn pudding, lemon yogurt and sweet corn, finished with a pistachio-matcha salsa for a harmonious blend of textures and tastes. Follow with rigatoni tossed in a robust tomato sauce with guanciale, Pecorino, chili and basil—a true taste of Italy. Conclude with traditional tiramisu, layered with espresso-soaked ladyfingers and velvety mascarpone.

Each dish embodies Italian culinary traditions, promising an unforgettable gastronomic journey - book the experience today.

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 5
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Chef Arrival Time 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 Tim



21 Jun 2024

Chef Tim is a great guy who really knows what he is doing.

Reviews Chef Tim received outside of Cozymeal



07 Jul 2024

Chef Tim is an absolute culinary maestro! His amazing meals never fail to impress and delight our taste buds. Each dish is crafted with precision, creativity and an evident passion for cooking. The flavors are perfectly balanced and the presentation is stunning. We eagerly anticipate the next opportunity to have Chef Tim come over and cook. His talent and dedication to his craft make every meal an unforgettable experience. Highly recommended!

Claudia G.

Claudia G.

05 Jul 2024

Such a great experience hiring Tim. He cooked a fabulous tapas dinner for my husband's 75th birthday. Food was fantastic. He explained all the dishes as they came out. We had one vegan in our party of seven so this was a menu that allowed flexibility to accommodate her. On top of everything else, he left my kitchen nice and tidy. My advice; hire Tim!!!

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$ 139 Per person

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

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Whether crafting exquisite dishes in top-tier restaurants, innovative food trucks or bustling event venues, Chef Tim understands the profound impact of food. Renowned for creating memorable dishes even in the most challenging environments, Chef Tim's culinary expertise shines through. As a dedicated humanitarian, Chef Tim has traveled the globe, immersing himself in diverse cultures and cuisines while providing the comfort of a delicious meal to those in need. His global experiences and passion for food culminate in a unique and heartfelt culinary approach that transforms every meal into an unforgettable experience.

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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 Tim will travel to guests within Santa Barbara for this experience.

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