Eat well.  Dine together.  Dine at home.

Personal Chef & Catering Services
Charlottesville, Virginia

Exceptional meals customized for your unique tastes and requests.

Personal Chef Service
Personal Chef Service is available on a weekly, every-other-week or monthly basis.  Three dinners are prepared in your kitchen which include salad preparations and seasonal side dishes.  Detailed instructions on reheating and plating your dinners are included.   Personal Chef Service starts at $300 minimum plus the cost of ingredients per cook date. Additional services include fruit & vegetable preparation for healthy snacking & homemade baby food.   Click here for Personal Chef menu samples.

In-Home Catering
A catered event in your home can be a formal sit-down dinner, a casual buffet, or a cozy weekend brunch.  Whatever the occasion, you can enjoy hosting family and friends while leaving all the planning, cooking and cleaning to Ingrid and her staff.  In addition to a customized menu, Ingrid can choose wines for your event.  Catering events start at $400 minimum plus the cost of ingredients.   Click here for In-Home Catering menu samples.

Cooking Classes
Host a cooking class party and you and your guests can enjoy a meal while learning how to prepare the menu.  Ingrid will set up in your kitchen and demonstrate one dish or a multi-course menu.  You and your guests can sit down and savor a meal that has been prepared in your presence.  Participation is optional and original recipes are available upon request.  Hands-on lessons & one-on-one instruction in knife skills and specific techniques are also available.   Cooking classes vary in structure - please contact Ingrid for an accurate quote.  Click here for Cooking Class menu samples.

To ensure that the highest standards of food quality and service are maintained, Ingrid limits sit-down plated dinners to 12 guests, cooking classes to 10 guests, and buffets and cocktail parties to groups of 16 or fewer guests.   

Ingrid Berger Personal Chef Services, LLC

"The food and service were fantastic.  Thank you for making our party so special.  We look forward to hiring you again." 

"Thank you for a lovely and easy Sunday dinner and for making our meal time happy and stress-free." 

"Dinner was amazing!  Rave reviews from a very food focused crowd.  Many, many thanks for your time and amazing talent."

"Thank you for your amazing, breathtaking job at creating the most delicious,  perfectly seasoned and served food at our party."
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