Wine Country Private Chefs

While you are enjoying the beautiful Northern California Napa Valley, Sonoma, or Livermore Wine Country, never worry about food shopping, meals, cooking, or cleanup again. Your AWG Private Chef will work with you before your booking date to curate the perfect menu for you & your guests. Enjoy having full editorial control over your menu all the way down to the ingredient level, ensuring that your private dining experience is perfect, and all of your preferences are perfect for you.

For over 20 years, AWG Private Chefs has been providing multi award winning chefs, menus, and service to our Northern California Napa Valley, Sonoma, and Livermore wine country clientele. We have tailored our services with you in mind, to provide you with a stress-free experience from beginning to end, no matter what the occasion. To enjoy the tastiest and relaxing private dining experience you've ever had, make your reservation today! 
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Enjoy Delicious Meals from our Private Chefs in Wine Country

Always fresh, organic & tasty. Great quality ingredients, masterfully curated menus, curated for you by our Certified Master Chefs, and your guests are truly all you need for a memorable and tasty event. Remember great food, friends, and fun are what always bring people together!

Single or Multi-Day Wine Country Private Chef Bookings Available:

Wouldn't it be wonderful to not lift a finger or worry about what you're having for your next meal? Inquire about our multi-day Northern California Wine Country Private Chef discounts and relish in daily fully customized wine country chef services for one or more meals of your choice. Awaken to a delightful breakfast prepared by your personal chef in wine country, and spend your day exploring the extraordinary wineries of the region. Then, return to your villa in the evening to relish a delectable menu prepared exclusively for you and your guests by your Wine Country Private Chef.

Why bear the high expenses of dining out every day, dealing with limited seating availability, or the daunting task of shuttling your family, friends, or guests to various restaurants just to enjoy meal variety? 
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Experience Easy, Effortless Entertaining

Simply share with us your vision or theme for your event, and then let our Certified Master Chefs chefs curate the perfect catering menu for you. If you have favorite dishes you wish to enjoy, simply let us know, and we will incorporate those into your menu. 

Relax and be a guest at your own party! All of the details are handled for you. From the ingredient shopping, preparation, cooking, service, and we even clean up and do the dishes! Hire our chefs that come to your home and discover the secret to stress free entertaining today.

AWG Private Chef Reviews

Find out what our clients have been saying about our Casual Event catering services:

JoAnne L.

San Mateo, CA
" I arranged to have the chefs come and cook brunch -- on Sunday so we could have a relaxing day staying by the pool. Making the arrangements was seamless, and AWG was so responsive to every question I had. The girls loved all of the food and the chefs were very gracious and friendly. I would highly recommend AWG for your special event!!"

Geronimo R.

San Francisco, CA
"If you are looking for delicious food, outstanding hospitality, and a kind/humble crew -- you will find them right here. 

Food and drinks were in abundance and we were always satisfied!"

Helene K.

Martinez, CA
"I was raised here in the East Bay and have hired several caterers over the years, with none giving me the confidence that AWG did. -- Menu changes were done quickly and without any issues, and everything was seamless perfection! AWG is an outstanding team of professionals that bring meaning to any event, large or small."

Something different than a usual dinner party.  

We're a full service private chef catering company. It's not just about the food; it's the entire experience that sets AWG Private Chefs apart. With our attention to detail and commitment to excellence, we ensure that every aspect of your private chef dining experience is handled with utmost care. Our team will work closely with you to understand your vision, bringing it to life through exceptional service, stylish presentation, and impeccable execution. Whether you're hosting an intimate gathering or a large-scale celebration, we have the expertise to seamlessly handle every logistical aspect, leaving you free to mingle with your guests and enjoy the occasion stress-free.
catered street taco with lime & pickled onions
Chef Jennies Byrd

Food & Wine Pairing Experiences

Planning on spending your day at one of the hundreds of wineries here in wine country? Arrive back home ​to your vacation rental, villa, or Airbnb for delicious food & wine pairing experiences. Our Certified Master Chefs will curate an exclusive farm-to-table multi-course food & wine pairing menu exclusively for you, highlighting any culinary style of cuisine you can imagine. Dine on delicious locally sourced, organic, sustainably farmed ingredients, featuring wine pairings from the vineyards that you have visited that day.
  • Farm to Table Dining with Menus Curated by a Certified Master Chef  
  • Whole or Half Day Farm to Table Wine Country Cooking Classes
  • Exclusive Winery Tastings & Private Tours​
  • Multi-Day Food & Wine Private Chef Luxury Experiences
  • AirBnB, VRBO, and Vacation Rental Personal Chef & Private Chef Services

Frequently Asked Questions:

How far in advance should I book a private chef in Wine Country?

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?

You sure can! Just share with as much detail as to what you wish to enjoy, and our chefs will prepare those items for you, just the way you like them.

How much does it cost to hire a private chef in Wine Country?

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. 

What styles of cuisine are available?

We custom tailor each of our menus to your exact preferences.  We can curate menus that are anything from casual to formal white glove Michelin star style cuisine.  Simply share with us the vision for your event, and leave the rest to our wine country private chefs.

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.

How are allergies and dietary restrictions handled?

Prior to booking your event, our concierge team will send you an electronic preference sheet questionnaire to complete. Simply let us know of any food allergies, dietary restrictions, or physician-diagnosed conditions. Your Wine Country Chef will adapt your menu to accommodate your requests wherever possible.

What size parties do you service?

Our service team takes deep pride in our expertise in curating memorable experiences for intimate gatherings and special events. Our services are tailored to accommodate small events catering to groups ranging from as few as 4 to up to 50 people.

Can you provide event rentals for us?

Yes! We carry a full line of table top party rentals including dishes, buffet servingware, utensils, decor, glassware, linens, etc. In addition, we've partnered with the areas top event rental companies for tables & chairs, patio heaters, etc.

Can I provide my own beer, liquor, wine, hard seltzer, 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. 

Can my private chef provide services for our special occasion?

Yes! Our chefs are highly skilled at creating memorable private dining experiences for special occasions such as birthdays, engagement parties, anniversaries, bachelor parties, bachelorette parties, holidays, wine country vacations, and corporate offsites. We will work with you to design a fully custom-tailored menu that aligns with your vision and the theme or purpose of the event.
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friends on a picnic blanket eating casual food prepared by a Northern California Wine Country Private ChefBest Private Chefs in San Francisco Award 2024

Total Dining Excellence, One Plate 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 booking. Your concierge can handle any additional details you may need to help make your casual catered event 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
  • Wine Country Villa & Private Home Rentals by Unlimited Journeys Travel
  • and So Much More!
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