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Welcome to KneedaChef Personal Culinary Services
Specializing in Signature Four, Five and Seven Course Dinners
Do you find that you go out to a nice restaurant only to be disappointed by overpriced food, poor service, loud noise and dinner companions who are unhappy? Do you get stressed out hosting dinner parties in your home and feel frazzled because you had to do all of the menu-planning, shopping, cooking, serving and clean-up? Are you worn out and overwhelmed with all of the work of entertaining?
Now you can relax and let KneedaChef handle it for you. My name is Chef Eric Braun and my staff and I will create a memorable meal for you so you can relax and enjoy yourself. I am a professional chef who specializes in gourmet, all-inclusive, multiple-course dinners for clients in the comfort of their homes.
KneedaChef’s signature five and seven course dinners are created for busy professionals and executives who love to entertain, but don’t have the time to prepare a gourmet meal. I will plan the menu, shop for groceries and prepare delicious seven-course meals that have been created specifically for you, your family, friends and/or business associates for any occasion. We will serve the meal to your guests and completely clean up afterwards for enjoyable, stress-free entertaining.
“Amazing,” “Extraordinary,” and “Memorable” are how our clients have described their dinner parties. We are always working to provide innovative services that make entertaining easier! If you are looking for a specific service that you don't see listed, please let us know and we'll be happy to work with you. Below are our services at a glance:
Signature five and seven course gourmet dinner parties in your home or vacation home
Hors d’oeuvres parties
Support services such as personalized invitations, photography and rental referrals
Wine consultant services
Personal cooking classes
Cooking and wine classes
Kitchen reorganization consulting
Personal Cooking and Wine Classes
For those of you who love to cook, how would you like to learn recipes, tips and skills from a professional chef right in the casual familiarity of your own kitchen? Chef Eric offers interactive cooking classes for all levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced. A cooking and wine class is a great way to relax and learn new delicious recipes and wine pairings. KneedaChef’s private cooking and wine classes make a great date activity, anniversary gift, or just a good excuse to celebrate with good friends, good food and good wine!
Ideas for Your Next Gathering or Party
Are you ready to propose? Anniversary approaching? Want to impress that special someone for Valentine’s Day? We'll cook, serve and clean-up a special gourmet meal to your specifications.
Our signature five and seven-course dinner parties for six to twelve people provide fine restaurant dining in the privacy of your home for a unique experience that's sure to make a lasting impression.
Asian, Thai, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Mexican, Italian, French, Indian, Tropical.... take a culinary journeyto a far-away land.
Recreate historical menus or foods of your favorite US Presidents, European Royalty and iconic celebrities. Host a Vegas, Hollywood, Western or casino night; sports party such as Kentucky Derby, Wimbledon, or Indianapolis 500; seasonal party such as Octoberfest, Mardi Gras, Summertime in Napa Valley or Cinco de Mayo party; recreate movie themes such as James Bond, Godfather, Casablanca or relive your favorite era with a retro party from the 60’s, 50’s, roaring 20’s and more.
Celebrations and Occasions
Host a milestone birthday party, retirement party, baby shower, graduation, promotion or accomplishment, engagement, rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, housewarming party, religious celebration and much more.
Reward peers, managers, employees, clients or vendors with an appreciation party or dinner or host a memorable holiday party that won’t be forgotten.
Holiday Meals and Meal Preparation
The whole family is coming for dinner--don't worry, leave the cooking to us and enjoy the company of your friends and family. KneedaChef is also available to prepare your meals on a weekly basis--this service is ideal for visitors and families coming to the area for travel or business, shut-ins and busy professionals who want home cooked meals. Please contact us for a quote.
Lake or vacation home entertaining, pool party, intimate reception or family reunion
Try Chef Eric's fantastic dry rub on smoked brisket, pulled pork, turkey, chicken and pheasant; plus smoked fish: salmon and trout
KneedaChef gift certificates are a great gift for a special occasion or just because you care about someone. To purchase a gift certificate, please click here.
Our Mission Statement
Our goal at KneedaChef is to make every meal the best you have ever tasted. I am committed to preparing your meals with the freshest, quality ingredients. We thrive on excellence, great service, presentation and quality and we provide personal culinary services for a dining experience that is delectable, enjoyable and most-of-all, memorable!