Dinner Parties
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Nothing says you care more than an invitation to share food in your home. Impress your guests with dinners served in the comfort of your home with service they would expect in an upscale restaurant. We’ll handle all of the cooking, serving, and cleaning so you can enjoy every minute with your guests. Perfect for corporate dinners, birthdays, anniversaries, executive retreats, and more.

We’re happy to accommodate parties of any size, from two up to as many people as your space will hold. While we like to do most of the cooking on site to keep it as fresh as possible (and allow you to experience the show if you’d like), we also have our own licensed catering kitchen which allows us do prep work in advance. Our team of personal chefs develop a new sample menu for each season, and we are also happy to customize the perfect menu for any event. Check out some sample menus below, as well as some photos of actual dinners we’ve done. You can also check out more pictures, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Most requested private in-home dinner party entree of butter poached lobster and filet mignon

Full-Service Dinner Party Menus

Executive personal chef adding final touches to a seated plated dinner
Fresh homemade crab and acorn squash bisque with edible flowers
Custom printed dinner menus with fresh bread and butter service
Smiling team of chefs and servers for Atlanta dinner parties
Personal chef Keiko adding final touches to a perfectly set table at an in-home dinner party
Appetizers

POACHED PEAR cinnamon glaze, herb goat cheese, prosciutto, rosemary, toasted pine nuts

ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH​ RAVIOLO herbed ricotta filling, egg yolk, ​brown butter sage

PAN SEARED JUMBO SCALLOPS lemon scented celery root puree, microgreens

SWEET POTATO & PRAWN CROQUETTE salsa bravas

ROSEMARY LAMB LOLLIPOPS parsnip puree, mint merlot cherries

Soups
ROASTED AUTUMN SQUASH SOUP, whipped coconut cream, spiced pumpkin seeds

WILD MUSHROOM BISQUE truffle oil

CARAMELIZED SHALLOT SOUP parmesan, pork rind crumbles

Salads

PICKLED BEET “RAVIOLIS” whipped goat cheese, citrus marinated microgreen & arugula salad, toasted almonds

SOFT BIBB & FRENCH GREEN BEAN SALAD soft boiled egg, crispy lardons, raw red onion

SHAVED FENNEL & GREEN APPLE SALAD mixed greens, dried cranberries, fig balsamic vinaigrette

SPINACH SALAD marinated cremini mushrooms, crispy bacon, pine nuts, creamy basil dressing

Entrees

SEARED SEA SCALLOPS squid ink risotto, calabrian chili, preserved lemon, tomato jus

PAN SEARED HALIBUT roasted parsnip, brussels sprouts, craisins, spiced pecans, citrus brown butter

COFFEE BRAISED SHORT RIBS sweet potato puree, roasted cauliflower, morita chili glaze

CRACKED PEPPER CRUSTED FILET OF BEEF blue cheese potato souffle, seared broccolini, blistered tomatoes, truffle demi

HERB MARINATED & TELLICHERRY PEPPER RUBBED RACK OF LAMB golden raisin & pinenut israeli couscous, sauteed artichokes, caramelized fennel, mint gremolata

MARINATED & ROASTED PORK TENDERLOIN creamy polenta, piperade sauce, rosemary demi

ROAST CHICKEN STUFFED WITH BUCKWHEAT BUTTER glazed turnips & apples, pumpkin- ginger puree, potatoes a gratin

SURF & TURF: Add scallops, sea bass, or lobster to any entree above (+$10pp)

Desserts

VANILLA PANNA COTTA amerena cherries, amaretti cookies (GF upon request)

PUMPKIN MOUSSE spice streusel, cardamom whipped cream, candied pumpkin seeds (GF upon request)

FRANGELICO CHOCOLATE BUDINO fudge cake, toasted hazelnuts, vanilla whipped cream, maldon sea salt

APPLE CIDER CROISSANT BREAD PUDDING salted caramel, vanilla ice cream

FRESH CRANBERRY TART puff pastry, candied orange peel, vanilla gelato


 

Want even more courses?

 

Ask us about including a crudo course, an intermezzo course, or a sweet & savory finisher course!

 

For more menu ideas and culinary inspiration view some of our past seasonal and regional menus.

 

Click here to learn about Buffet & Cocktail Party Service. Be sure to check out photos of many of these dishes on our Instagram account here.
Personal chef Marty grilling pork tenderloin for an elegant dinner
Our version of a Chop's steakhouse warm spinach salad
Personal Chef Nia rolling out fresh hand made pasta
Plated appetizer dish of fried oysters on the shell for upscale dinner parties

Full Service Dinner Party Pricing

Each gathering is unique, and our menus are customized accordingly. Full service dinner parties start at $100 per guest and Dinner for Two starts at $400 per couple for a three-course meal. Atlanta Personal Chef Service cannot sell alcoholic beverages, but we will be glad to pour and refill water and wine glasses during the dinner.  The cost of groceries is not included in the prices offered. Prices may vary around holidays.

DInner Party Pricing Table (excludes grocery costs)

Dinner Type Dinners for Two* Per Person (6 or more)
3 course $400 $100
4 course $450 $115
5 course n/a $130
Each additional course n/a $15
Production Charge* 10% 10%

Travel Fee: There is no travel fee for engagements inside the perimeter. There is a travel fee to areas within 15 miles of the perimeter. $25 for dinner for 2-4, $50 or more for dinners of 6 or more. Inquire about specific travel fees for further travel.

*Production Charge: The production charge covers custom, printed menus for the table, plate rentals (if requested, for up to 16 guests), votive candles for the dinner table, bread & butter, cheese board preparation, and menu consult and customization with a dedicated event planner. These additional services are not included for our Fixed Menu Dinner Parties.

Payments for dinner parties

Atlanta Personal Chef Service requires a 50% deposit to reserve a dinner party on a specific dinner date. We’ll take reservations as far as three months in advance. Gift Certificates and Valentine’s Dinners must be paid in full in advance. Deposit payments may be made by credit card, and will be stored securely on file for final payment. Payments must be made in full at time of booking for reservations made within seven days of an event as well as for events taking place at rental homes or hotel suites.

Fixed Menu Dinner Party Service

Most requested private in-home dinner party appetizer of crabcakes with aioli
Fresh, flavorful and seasonal salad
Personal Chef Tai plating up cups of soup

Starters

CRISPY LEEK AND POTATO SOUP chive oil

STRAWBERRY, AVOCADO AND WALNUT MIXED GREENS citrus vinaigrette

CLASSIC CAESAR

WHIPPED PESTO AVOCADO BRUSCHETTA

PIMENTO CHEESE CROSTINI charred okra

BEEF BULGOGI WONTONS scallion crema

FRIED GREEN TOMATO CAPRESE SALAD balsamic vinaigrette

CHILI LIME COCONUT SHRIMP pineapple sweet chili sauce

Entrees

LIGHTLY BLACKENED FILET MIGNON mushrooms, bleu cheese, herb roasted potatoes, shaved brussels sprout salad

FIVE SPICE BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIBS au jus, pickled vegetables, jasmine rice (up to six guests)

PAN SEARED SNAPPER citrus miso sauce, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, chilled snow pea carrot salad

TANDOORI SALMON & FENNEL spiced basmati rice biryani, raita sauce, sauteed greens

SEARED SCALLOPS raspberry beurre blanc, brown rice pilaf, haricot verts

LEMON BASIL CHICKEN zucchini orzo risotto, broccolini

VEGETABLE BOLOGNESE linguine, shaved parmesan

PERUVIAN PORK LOIN aji verde herb sauce, quinoa pilaf, seasonal vegetables

Desserts

CARAMELIZED BANANA PUDDING whipped cream, graham streusel (gluten free upon request)

ROASTED STRAWBERRY MINI TRIFLES lemon cream

 CHOCOLATE MOUSSE whipped cream, berry coulis (gluten free)

DECONSTRUCTED APPLE PIE vanilla ice cream, cinnamon powdered sugar

BLACK FOREST BROWNIE ice cream, raspberry coulis

LEMON MOUSSE graham streusel


Want even more courses?

 

 

Book a full service dinner party and add-on additional courses.

For more menu ideas and culinary inspiration view some of our past seasonal and regional menus.

Coconut shrimp with chili lime sauce on gold rimmed plates
Plated salads ready to be served at an Atlanta dinner party
Personal chef Amanda garnishing salmon dinner entrees

Fixed Menu Dinner Party Pricing

Focused more on an in-home dinner than an elaborate evening with all the bells and whistles? Pick off our Fixed Menu, and receive a discount off our full-service menu pricing. This service does not include printed menus to adorn the table, a cheese board preparation for before the dinner, plates or candles, or menu customization. For all these extras, please select our full-service option.

Fixed Menu DInner Party Pricing (excludes grocery costs)

Dinner Type Price
3 course Dinner for Two $300
4 course Dinner for Two $350
3 course Dinner for Three $375
3 course Dinner for Four $450
3 course Dinner: each additional guest $75
Additional/different proteins per guest $15
Production charge none

Travel Fee: There is no travel fee for engagements inside the perimeter. There is a travel fee to areas within 15 miles of the perimeter. $25 for dinner for 2-4, $50 or more for dinners of 6 or more. Inquire about specific travel fees for further travel.

Payments for dinner parties

Atlanta Personal Chef Service requires a 50% deposit to reserve a dinner party on a specific dinner date. We’ll take reservations as far as three months in advance. Gift Certificates and Valentine’s Dinners must be paid in full in advance. Deposit payments may be made by credit card, and will be stored securely on file for final payment. Payments must be made in full at time of booking for reservations made within seven days of an event as well as for events taking place at rental homes or hotel suites.

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Atlanta Personal Chef Service is the preeminent resource for prepared family dinners and in-home event catering. We are a relationship company that recognizes the power of culinary experiences to bring people together. Our team of professionally-trained chefs attends to the dietary values and dining preferences of each client. Discerning clients trust us for the best quality food, delivered with the highest degree of passion and reliability.

Our commitment through Covid-19

We’re still open and here to help you. We’re serving our weekly dinner clients with increased safety measures and a curbside pick-up option from our catering kitchen.

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