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provided well made food at a good price and in a timely manner. All food was prepared based on my dietary needs (gluten free, no msg, limited dairy). Most of the meals she makes are freezable, which helps provide for future lunches and meal when I'm too busy to cook. I would definitely use her service again.
- Charlotte K.
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Meeting and working with Chef
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was a wonderful experience. Her passion for her clients and her enthusiasm for cooking was very clear. She is one of the most caring service providers I have met. My schedule is a little rugged and I chose to alleviate some of the pressure by hiring Chef
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The intake meeting was thorough. She asked me a lot of questions about my likes and dislikes, made notes and reviewed the information sheet I filled out prior to her visit. We discussed a lot of recipes. I was very grateful that she was willing to modify them to be gluten, dairy and soy free.
She scheduled a cook day just for me. She shops for each client and prepares the meals in her home. Then she delivered the bounty. I was delighted with each and every recipe. I could tell as I ate them she incorporated my requests into each one.
My experience with her has been fabulous. The only reason I gave a B in the price is because her services are expensive. However, when I consider all that is involved - menu planning, shopping, prepping, cooking, packaging, initial freezing, delivery, etc, - couple with the quality and deliciousness of her food, her services are worth every penny.
- BEA B.
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is the best caterer we have ever used. We have 5 or 6 parties a year for which we use catering. Before we found
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it was hit or miss. The food he prepares is incredible. And if you have, as we do, several guests who are vegetarians he will make sure there is plenty for them as well. From
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snacks to full fledged sit down elegant dinners, these people can't be beat. And when they leave, the place is all cleaned up.
- Buck P.
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I emailed
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the next day asking for additional information and the intent to start up a weekly service. I heard nothing back. I waited several days and emailed again and have yet to hear anything back. Unfortunate.
- Tracy S.
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I loved having the Chefs, and below I have printed a letter that I forwarded to
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in gratitude, which contains more information about my experience with them.

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I wanted to express my extreme gratitude to you and
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for preparing delicious, diabetic-friendly meals in our family home from December 2013 to March 2014 for my father after his stroke.
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immediately became a beloved member of our family, and most importantly, my mother and father LOVED the food.

Here are some heartfelt moments when I felt great gratitude, and I knew my money had been well spent:
• My mother telling me over the phone that one of
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’s dishes in particular was “slammin” and requesting a DOUBLE portion of the same dish again the following week.
• You and
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visiting my father and our family in the rehabilitation center after my father’s stroke, and
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compassionately, but firmly, telling my father “No,” after my father requested that
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use just a LITTLE bit of salt in preparing his dishes.
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, knowledgeable on diets for people with diabetes and heart disease, then shared with us his methods for preparing flavorful, healthy meals without salt.
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, preparing a sweet potato pie that was diabetic-friendly for my father, after I told my father he could ask
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to prepare any dish he wanted. As my father (and my entire family) began a transition to a completely new diet after decades of salted pork, sugary
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and food laden in fats,
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’s preparing a diabetic-friendly Southern favorite that would fulfill my father emotionally and spiritually as well as physically was a grace, lifted my father’s spirits, and the spirits of everyone in the house.


My heart and my family’s stomachs were happy after you all left, and the cheerful compassion with which
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prepared meals in our home provided emotional as well as physical sustenance to a reeling family.


I can’t thank you enough, and my Mom could not thank me enough for the gift of having
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prepare foods in our family home. We wish you,
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and your entire team many happy blessings, and rest assured that once we need a personal chef for a happier occasion
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will be the first chefs on our list.


- Heather C.
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We hired this place to cater for my mother's funeral. For the amount of $1600 we thought we had enough food. But they brought maybe $300 worth of food. There was a staff member there but she was rude. My Mother would be mortified. We are very sad about it. It was embarrassing to have too little food. The funeral director was not happy and was able to get a $200 refund… a slight consolation. What we wanted was comfort food and lots ($1600!) of it at a time it was most needed.
- Janet L.
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is young but already experienced and a wonderful chef. I was already a good cook but at our lessons he always teaches me something that makes cooking easier and more yummy. Also I have been trying to focus on removing fat and salt from my cooking without sacrificing flavor and he is very creative in helping me adapt my recipes. He has also cooked for dinner parties for me. He is VERY dependable and punctual, trustworthy, honest, diplomatic, personable and polite, but most important ----his food is fantastic and my guests always rave over it. His prices are extremely reasonable. He even does the shopping for me (I pay him for one hour of time plus the cost of the groceries---he brings me the receipt). If you have concerns over
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parents, he will make pre-prepared meals for them and deliver them in the Annapolis and Baltimore area, at a cost of roughly $17 per meal. I highly recommend his services.
- Stacia R.
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and assistant
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, both professionally attired, arrived promptly at 5 PM to prepare for dinner for eight at 7 PM. Following a few email exchanges,
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had produced the following menu:
Amuse, Compliments of CKC
Salad Caprese with Fresh Mozzarella, organic
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Tomatoes, local Basil with Balsamic Dressing
Cheese Ravioli with
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, Tomatoes, Parmesan Cream Sauce, Herb and Reduction Glaze
White Truffle Scented Petite Filet of Beef with Sauce Bearnaise
Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes & French Beans with Carrot Ribbon
Bread Rolls & Butter
Although I'd set the table,
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advised me that I needn't have. Before dinner,
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gave a small talk describing his very impressive background as an international chef. All dishes were plated and served, each more delicious than the last. The presentation was flawless. My husband and I were free to relax and enjoy our guests in the privacy of our home. This experience far exceeded any that we'd have had at a restaurant. All in all, a fantastic experience!
- Lorraine H.
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Dawn and her staff did an outstanding job in prepping, creating, serving, and cleaning up for our Wedding Reception at the Beach house we rented in Corolla, NC. They arrived on-time, were professionally dressed, moved swiftly and with expertise in prepping the food, cooking the food, and serving the meal.
Despite challenges posed by weather (wedding ceremony moved indoors at last minute to the area adjacent to the kitchen), Dawn and her team were adaptable and kept the reception on time.
The food was fabulous! Our guests raved about the Pork Loin and the Crab Cakes. The side dishes of rice, potatoes, and asparagus were outstanding. The topper was the wedding cake..... a delicious Chocolate cake with Raspberry filling. Truly delectable.
Clean up was handled efficiently and the kitchen area was left in better condition than when they had arrived.
We will be going back to the Outer Banks in the future and while we may not have a wedding reception to plan, we will happily secure
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service for future catering needs.

- William M.
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He arrived on time, had everything set up within minutes, brought plenty of everything, it was all very good. He made ham, turkey, and veggie sandwiches. He provided all the condiments, plus
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, fresh veggies and several types of cheese to make ours custom. There were fresh veggies to dip into his delicious hummus. Chips and cookies were provided, as well as home made chocolate rum balls. We certainly had enough food for our meeting. We all felt so pampered, he was incredibly thoughtful.
- Melody R.
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