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I think careful cooking is love, don’t you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who’s close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.
— Julia Child


Personal chef service

Available on a weekly, every-other-week or monthly basis. Three dinners are prepared in your kitchen, including salad preparations and seasonal side dishes. Fresh fruit and vegetables prepared for snacking are also available. Detailed instructions for serving your meals are included. Service starts at $325 per cook date plus the cost of ingredients. Sample personal chef menus available here.

small event catering

All preparation is done in your kitchen or on location.  Events vary from multi-course sit-down dinners to casual buffets.  Catering events start at $400 plus the cost of ingredients. (Sit-down dinners generally start at a total cost minimum of $100/guest. This does not include wine.)  12 guest limit. Wine pairing suggestions available upon request.  Sample catering menus available here.

cooking instruction & consultation

Cooking class parties allow you and your guests to sit down and enjoy a meal that is prepared in your presence while you learn how to create the menu. Participation is optional and original recipes are available upon request. Hands-on lessons in knife skills and specific techniques are also available.  Lessons vary in structure.  Contact Ingrid for an accurate quote. 10 guest limit. Sample cooking class and farmer's market menus available here.

Whether you are outfitting a new kitchen or need guidance in stocking a pantry for efficient and healthy family meals, Ingrid can assist you.  If your kitchen is a place of stress and you want to  invigorate meal times with a fresh start, Ingrid can help you hit reset. One-on-one instruction and consultation $65/hr., 3 hour minimum.