Dinner Party Chefs - Enjoy Dining in Style At Home

Booking an in home dinner party chef is so easy with AWG Private Chefs! Our clientele appreciate the immense value of having our team with over 150 years of combined experience in the hospitality, restaurant, personal chef, luxury concierge, and event planning industries behind them. Our team of multi award-winning Certified Master Chefs and our client concierge services team work with you every step of the way to ensure that all dietary restriction, food allergy, and theme or decor need is fully addressed and executed exactly the way you wish it to be. ​

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Many of our clients find that the cost of a private chef for a dinner party is often less than dining out at a restaurant. Enjoy the luxury of being able to select any style of dinner party theme or cuisine from casual backyard barbeques, hibachi Japanese steakhouse style experiencesluxury passport tasting menu experiencesHawaiian luausmobile pizza party cateringhost a murder dinner party, catered taco parties with family & friends, food & wine pairing experiences, or any other type of dinner party chef experience you can imagine!
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Experience Easy, Effortless Entertaining

Simply share with us your vision or theme for your dinner party chef experience or corporate dinner party event, and then let our private dinner chefs curate the perfect menu for you. 

Our dinner party private chefs will get imaginative and curate something highly unique and special for you. For those that are culinary adventurers, check out our Dining In The Dark experience or our Luxury Caviar Tasting Experience. Hire our chefs that come to your home and discover the secret to stress free Easy, Effortless Entertaining™.

AWG Private Chef Reviews

Find out what our clients have been saying about our Dinner Party Private Chef services:

Sue M.

Napa Valley, CA
"This was truly an outstanding experience. I didn’t lift a finger and our 7 course meal was out of this world. The 2 chefs/servers were very nice and entertaining. Amazing experience!!"

Craig A.

Santa Rosa, CA
"Exceptional, professional, and just all-around the best experience. We could not have had a better chef server and cocktail experience then we had over the weekend for our anniversary."

Helene K.

Martinez, CA
"If I could use only one word to describe the event I had with AWG Private Chefs, it would be "elegant." The food was delicious and easily accessible to all, especially those with dietary restrictions. My event could not have been handled by a more professional and friendly team than AWG.

Our Dinner Party Private Chefs bring the restaurant dining & service experience to your home

Indulge in the art of creating lasting memories, forging meaningful connections with your guests, and basking in the opulence of being a true guest at your very own dinner party. Why burden yourself with the exorbitant costs of dining out and the overwhelming hassle of shuttling your guests or family to various restaurants? Don't even let us delve into the nightmare of hunting for a parking spot or the anxiety of wondering if the valet might take your car for an unwanted joy ride!

Collaborate with your own personal dinner party chef to craft a meticulously customized menu that suits your every culinary and dietary preference. As our client, enjoy the luxury of exercising complete editorial authority over your entire chef prepared menu, right down to the finest details of each ingredient. With this level of control, you can be certain that you'll only pay for what you wish to enjoy!

With great pride, we exclusively utilize only the highest quality ingredients, carefully hand-selected for their superior flavor profiles and sourced from local farms and purveyors who uphold fair wage and labor practices. Our commitment to total dining excellence goes even further, as we make a point of utilizing only organic, sustainable, and GMO-free ingredients across all of our menus. This key distinction sets us apart from the broad market caterers.
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Special diets or allergy restrictions are never a problem!

Each private chef dinner party menu that we curate is innovative, completely unique to your wishes, and above all, fun. We pride ourselves on always paying extra special attention to all of dietary restrictions, cuisine preferences, food allergies, and meal service style preferences so that your event is always spectacular and memorable.

What types of health & safety protocols are observed?

All of our dinner party private chefs and wait staff have either state or federal-level food handling safety certifications, which involve self-study, classroom, online, and practicum training that must be renewed every few years. Our ongoing health & food safety internal training programs continue to make AWG Private Chefs rank as a global leader in private chef services.
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Frequently Asked Questions:

How far in advance should I book a private chef dinner party?

As soon as you know a perspective event date, please reach out to us. Our most requested service days are Fridays & Saturdays, with select dates booked up several weeks to even years in advance.

Can I request specific ingredients or menu items?

Absolutely! Simply provide us with as much detail as to what you wish to enjoy, and let our chefs provision and prepare those items for you, just the way you like them.

How much does it cost to hire a private chef for a dinner party?

AWG Private Chefs will only charge you for the actual ingredient costs, and service labor to execute any menu you select. There are no hidden fees or package pricing, so you always transparently know exactly what your costs will be before signing a contract. We can work with most reasonable budgets to help keep things affordable for you. 

How far in advance will my dinner party private chef arrive?

Your service team will arrive 90-180 minutes prior to your desired start time to begin preparations for your event and make sure that we're ready to serve you when you are ready to enjoy.

Do you offer dinner party table top serviceware rentals?

Yes!  AWG Private Chefs carries a full of casual to fine china, flatware, glassware, and linens to make any event sparkle. Ask our concierge team for details.

How much should I tip my private chef?

We suggest a minimum amount of 18%, with most clients averaging 22 to 30+%. All gratuities extended will be split equally among the entire service team working your event.

Can you create separate menus for our kids?

Yes! We would be more than happy to create separate menus for your kids if so desired. We understand that children have unique tastes and dietary requirements, and we want to make sure that everyone in the family enjoys a delicious meal. (Additional charges apply)

Can I provide my own wine, etc.?

Absolutely!  In compliance with California state liquor regulations, we exclusively serve only client provided alcoholic beverages to guests ages 21 and over.  We do not sell or furnish liquor of any type. Our sommeliers and bartenders will gladly provide suggestions of wine or cocktail pairings upon request. 
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Total Event Excellence, One Event at a Time! 

Upon your initial contact with AWG Private Chefs, you will be matched with a dedicated member of our multi-award-winning client ​concierge team who will be your exclusive point person for your entire dinner party chef booking. Your concierge can handle any additional details you may need to help make your dinner party memorable!
  • Floral Design, Centerpieces, Custom Flower Arrangements
  • Premium Quality China, Flatware, Glassware, Serviceware & Linen Rentals
  • Event Tents, Lighting, Tables & Chairs Rentals
  • Full-Service On-Site and Pre-Event Coordination,
  • Event Decor Design & Styling
  • DJs, Photographers, Videographers, Musicians, Performance Entertainment
  • Event Insurance & Host Liquor Liability Policies
  • and So Much More!
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