Private Chef Services

If you are in the New York Metro or Massachusetts area and are looking to hire a private chef, look no further! My experience includes catering small dinner parties and backyard weddings of up to 30 people (Click here to check it out). The menus are customizable and can accommodate any dietary restrictions. Available services include:

  • Grocery Shopping
  • Meal Preparation
  • Meal Service *Served Family Style or Plated
  • Kitchen Cleanup

My culinary style focuses on seasonality, fresh local ingredients, and emphasizes robust flavors. Costs vary depending on party size and choice of menu. For inquiries: email: Instagram: @chefchelc (direct message)

See below for some sample menus. You can choose from one of these menus or create your own.

Summer Supper


  • Cheese Tray 
  • Mini Crab Cakes with Remoulade


  • Grilled Peach Burrata Pickled Chili Salad 
  • Corn Avocado Arugula Salad with Charred Lime Vinaigrette 
  • Pesto Orzo with Roasted Vegetables 
  • Lobster Rolls
  • Cheeseburger Sliders with Tomato Bacon Jam 

Asian Inspired:


  • Spicy Tuna Avocado Poke Cups 
  • Crab and Corn Wontons 


  • Thai style Mixed Green Salad with Nuoc Cham dressing
  • Grilled Marinated Salmon
  • Asian Marinated Grilled Chicken
  • Peanut Noodles
  • Grilled Mushrooms and Bok Choy
  • Scallion Pancakes



  • Mezze Platter (Charred Scallion Whipped Feta, Roasted Eggplant Dip, Hummus) 
  • Zucchini Leek Fritters 


  • Watermelon Feta Arugula salad 
  • Farro and Roasted Grape salad 
  • Swordfish Kebabs with Chimichurri 
  • Lamb Pistachio Meatballs with Spiced Yogurt Sauce 
  • Naan Bread with Garlic and Herbs 



  • Antipasto Platter
  • Cacio e Pepe Arancini


  • Mixed Green salad or Caesar salad
  • Eggplant Parmesan 
  • Meatballs
  • Roasted Mushrooms 
  • Spicy Rigatoni  
  • Garlic bread

For the Health Conscious:


  • Oysters with Cucumber Mignonette
  • Melon Prosciutto Skewers 
  • Sweet Potato Bites with Spicy Green Tahini 


  • Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad 
  • Cauliflower “Cous Cous”
  • Charred Broccolini with Caper Raisin Vinaigrette
  • Grilled Lemon Herb Branzino 
  • Malaysian Spiced Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Elevated Summer Supper:


  • Pimento Cheese Grilled Peach Crostini With Micro Arugula 
  • Sea Bass Crudo with Pickled Cherries 
  • Corn Cakes with Smoked Salmon, Creme Fraiche, and Salmon Roe 


  • Chilled Corn Soup with Basil
  • Charred Peppers with Lemon Whipped Ricotta
  • Seared Scallops with Pea Purée
  • Cumin Coriander Crusted Lamb Chops
  • Grilled Asparagus with Walnut Gremolata
  • Roasted Garlic Caramelized Onion Focaccia

Bridal/Baby Shower Luncheon:

  • Mini Avocado Crab Toasts 
  • Cheddar Gougeres 
  • Tomato Caramelized Onion Tartlets 
  • Radishes + Romaine with Green Goddess Dressing
  • Farro Pickled Cherry Arugula Feta Salad 

Southern Twist:

  • Mini Chive Biscuits with Pimento Cheese 
  • Deviled Eggs with Salmon Roe 
  • Fried Green Tomatoes with Burrata and Green Tomato Jam  
  • Watermelon Gazpacho 
  • Layered Salad with Garlic Herb Dressing

Grilled Pizza Night:


  • Caprese Bites with Balsamic Reduction 
  • Bacon Wrapped Blue Cheese Dates


  • Mixed Green Salad 
  • Grilled Pizzas: (choose up to 4)
    • Pesto Caramelized Onion Goat Cheese
    • Buffalo Chicken with Charred Scallion Ranch 
    • Roasted Garlic Summer Tomato Burrata 
    • Pepperoni with Hot Honey
    • Clam and Bacon 
    • White Pizza with Crispy Prosciutto, Arugula, and Fig

Dessert Ideas:

  • Coconut Cake with Lemon Curd and Buttercream 
  • Classic Yellow Birthday Cake with Chocolate Buttercream
  • Lemon Curd with Summer Berries and Whipped Cream 
  • Almond Olive Oil Cake with Whipped Marscapone and Berries 
  • Brownie Hot Fudge Sundaes 
  • Peach Raspberry Crisp 
  • Layered Strawberry Shortcake 
  • Lemon Bars 
  • Apricot Tart 
  • Fruit Cups with the Best Dip
  • Homemade ice cream, any flavor!